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San Jacinto Mountain

Address: Mountain Station, Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: 909/659-2607
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Ranked #1 of 59 Attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Cross-country skiing, Snow-shoeing
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Cross-country skiing, Snow-shoeing
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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This wonderful part of the world has stunning vistas and very Cowboy and indian movie landscape. Frequently over the past years I have heard of huge fires in the LA area and this drive shows clearly the effects of same. Idlewild is a small town ,population 3.000 that is full of atmosphere at almost 6,000 ft. Lots of log cabins.

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Phoenix
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great couples or family activity in Palm Springs. Just be sure to dress warmly - it's about 30 degrees cooler on the mountain!

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North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

very good hiking. go early in the day before the heat.. good atmosphere beautiful beautiful beautiful take water with you

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Santa Monica, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

amazing views of the desert. great ride to the top and great place to cool down. worth the time and expense. defiantly one of the top five in the area.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Amazing hike up through the pines and boulders. If you stop and just listen, its so quiet its crazy/erie! The trails are pretty easy to follow which is nice since there were so many boulders and rocks to climb up on off the trial.

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Perth, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Perfect views of Palm Springs and surrounds. Ensure you prebook a table at the hotel during peaks times to avoid the 2hr delay in your return (especially if you don't plan on doing any activities to pass the time), it was definitely not a place to take a quick look around and then return.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It was cold and windy but seeing the beautiful nature that far up was great and was amazing to see what was built that high up.

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Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We lucked out - lots of snow, 10-12 inches. So much family fun in a peaceful environment! We'll come back in Spring for more nature and fresh air. Fabulous!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We did a hike while visiting town; clearly marked trails and beautiful views! Very friendly people on the trails and pet friendly.

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Hemet, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Sit and enjoy the scenery or walk one of several well-kept trails.. Bring a jacket in winter months; it's always much cooler on top. Once you start hiking--even on the short 5-mile loop--you'll warm up a bit.

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