San Jacinto Mountain, Palm Springs

4.7
#2 of 21 in Parks in Palm Springs
Escape the desert setting and visit San Jacinto Mountain, with its cool forest, wildlife, and nature trails. At 3,302 m (10,834 ft), the peak is significantly cooler than its surroundings and is a draw for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, picnickers, and campers. You can take a large rotating aerial tram up the mountain or go by car. The tram passes through five different biomes, providing numerous photography opportunities. A restaurant and a gift shop are at the mountain station. You'll want to bring a camera, water, and warm comfortable clothes. A visit to San Jacinto Mountain represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Palm Springs trip itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • We saw the San Jacinto Mountain at the the Hot Springs. It was attractive. We went up with our car to see the San Jacinto Mountain. It was beautiful. The views were the best of all. Wow! I will...  more »
  • It is always so surprising the vast temperature, the glorious views, the great smells. Top hiking and during the winter SNOW!  more »
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