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San Jacinto Mountain

Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 909-659-2607
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Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 909-659-2607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 54 miles of hiking trails in the park for hikers with all levels of experience. The park also offers guided nature walks on two short trails in the weekends. This area is also popular with the younger crowd who are into bouldering -...More

Thank Les W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove Palm to Pines Highway for wonderful views of San Jacinto Mountain. We have also taken the tram. Its so nice to go from desert to beautiful mountain area. The temperature change is so refreshing too.

Thank mini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get off the aerial tramway and you are almost immediately on several lovely hikes to various viewpoints over the valley. Spend as much or as little time as you wish. It's gorgeous and much cooler up there.

Thank Linda-wanderer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

113 in the valley today. Got off the tram about noon and it was 66. Standing in the shade it felt like air conditioning.

2  Thank Con K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is beautiful. There are a lot of panoramic views. We visited on a weekend but it still was not very crowded. This place is a must see site whenever you go to Palm Springs.

1  Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We went when it was 95 degrees at the base but up top was only 55. Crisp, clean refreshing air welcomes you along with the quiet and calm that transcends the everyday life and whisks stress away. Take the 1.5 mile hike along the different...More

Thank DestressedA
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We saw some beautiful rock formations. Riding in the desert mountains, viewing the rugged beauty of the rock formations becomes almost biblical.

Thank Debi K
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Took the Palm Springs aerial tramway, made my way to the Ranger Station, and started the hike up Mt. San Jacinto. There are plenty of trails for every skill level and it's a great way to get out of the city and enjoy nature. It's...More

Thank rolltide_nyc
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We've hiked to the summit 3 times via the tram--it takes probably 4 or 5 fairly leisurely hours to get to the top and about 1 1/2 hours to get down quickly. The hiking trail meanders through woods, fields, a winding open trail that reminds...More

Thank Korrene R
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Whether you're​ a hiking expert or a city slicker, these mountain trails will leave you in awe of their beautiful terrain. There's 5 vista points that overlook the 8500 ft drop. You can see the mountain ranges, desert, and the city of palm springs for...More

Thank Joseph P
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Stephen H
7 June 2017|
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Response from Kate R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the season--often there are nights when the tram runs later because there are dinners scheduled at the restaurant at the top. However, you do NOT want to be caught on the trail in the dark and it gets dark early... More
Malena c
9 May 2017|
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Response from west0909 | Reviewed this property |
No reservation is necessary, but the line for the tram will get longer later in the day--I recommend going early/mid-morning (when the tram starts running). You pay a small entrance fee, park your car, and tram to the top... More
Philip W
4 February 2017|
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Response from sjst1 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs allowes.