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San Jacinto Mountain

Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 909-659-2607
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“tram ride” (40 reviews)
“degrees cooler” (35 reviews)
“hiking trails” (37 reviews)
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Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
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+1 909-659-2607
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"tram ride"
in 40 reviews
"degrees cooler"
in 35 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 37 reviews
"ranger station"
in 20 reviews
"aerial tramway"
in 35 reviews
"amazing views"
in 31 reviews
"desert floor"
in 25 reviews
"the palm springs tram"
in 8 reviews
"state park"
in 18 reviews
"pine trees"
in 12 reviews
"mountain station"
in 16 reviews
"valley floor"
in 16 reviews
"mountain top"
in 14 reviews
"cable car"
in 17 reviews
"great hiking"
in 16 reviews
"coachella valley"
in 23 reviews
"bring a jacket"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Going from the base up to about 9000' above sea level is a fun experience on the tram. But once you are up there it is like you were just transported into another time. Gone are the Ubers and taxis. The hot CA temperature has...More

Thank Tom-in-CT
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Reviewed yesterday

We were visiting Palm Springs and read that this was the best place to visit, and how true that is! What beautiful views and pleasant temperatures, compared with the triple digits on the valley floor. We were told that you can see Mount Charleston 175...More

Thank Wanda-Anne G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sorry we saved this hike for our last morning in Palm Springs. I would have stayed a lot longer to enjoy the views, cool air, birds, and fresh air. The tram was nice but so loud with excited hikers that we missed the guided talk...More

Thank justgrins
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Take the tram early. I suggest you arrive no later than 7am park in area A and wait in line. Trams run every 15 minutes after 8am both ways. NO CELL SERVICE except at the top 10,800 ft. The hike should take about 3-4 hours...More

Thank John R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in June and it was 110 in Palm Springs but a cool 75 at San Jacinto Mountains. Stop first at the Palm Springs Visitor Center and the folks there will answer any and everything about Palm Springs for you. Head up to the Aerial...More

1  Thank AtlantaLuvTaTravel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hiking trail off the tram stop. 5.5 mile to the summit and 5.5 miles back... It is hot during the day, we did our hiking at night and met sunrise on the top of the mountain...Stunning views!

1  Thank NALA91010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't believe this forest was so close to the desert! Majestic trees (we actually hugged several!). Restaurant at top of mountain was ok...service was very good tho.

Thank Douglas W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spring is the perfect time of year to hike San Jacinto. The flowers are blooming, the temperature is perfect and the trail is free of snow and ice. Our hike started in Idyllwild on Devil's Slide Trail, making for a 16 mile round trip. The...More

Thank rharch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never expected to see this after the tram ride up , it was amazing so peaceful and plenty of walks .do take an extra layer as it is cooler here

Thank Nairnair
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a PCT hiker, i suggest you go there. It is worth to hike there! The view is just amazing at the peak!

Thank Sam C
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tim4hawks
3 March 2018|
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Response from klaykobowman | Reviewed this property |
The ride is about 20 minutes with 360 degrees of spectacular views.
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Janice K
3 November 2017|
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Response from Humberdale | Reviewed this property |
i have just checked the brochure that I kept and definitely no pets .Not even allowed to be kept in cars either
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Stephen H
7 June 2017|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
Yes , the tram is the key , don't miss the last tram back , check hours
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