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San Jacinto Mountain

Mountain Station, Palm Springs, CA
909/659-2607
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Ranked #1 of 64 Attractions in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
Activities: Cross-country skiing, Snow-shoeing
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a really nice place to visit, with plenty of hiking to do at the top of the mountain, which gives wonderful views of the Coachella Valley far below. High recommended.

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Next time-I would like to walk in the trails..Enjoyed the afternoon visit there and the view-+it was so much cooler there from the july heat in palm springs

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Seattle, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A really pretty place (definitely take the Tram - views were terrific and makes the whole mountain easy to get to from Palm Springs valley). We took the experienced hike (the 4.2 mile loop) which was perfect for two kids and an occasional adult hiker. If you can swing it, the advanced hike to the summit looked really cool... the... More

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After taking the amazing tram up from Palm Springs, we hiked Round Valley Loop in San Jacinto Mountain. Moderate terrain, which gets easier after the first 1.8 miles. The toughest part is walking up the cement ramp back to the tramway, but that gets you to the beer and outdoor views of the forest. The wilderness area is very impacted... More

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Antibes, France
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78 reviews 78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

40 degrees Celsius at the bottom, people are telling us to put on a sweater. Yeah right! Well that was an advice we kind of wished we had followed once we got up to the top and realized that they spoke the truth. It was 15 degrees Celsius up there BUT don't let this defer you from enjoying these spectacular... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Escape the heat and take a hike here with a really cool ride up on the Aerial tramway. Cleanest Air you have ever breathed awaits at the top.

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Bakersfield, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

the weather is amazing. awesome views and hiking trails galore. theres food, restroom and plenty of piece and quiet!!

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Encinitas, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The state park is gorgeous, old growth forest, excellent hiking trails, as short or long as you want. Try bringing your nordic skis up here on a weekend they have snow!

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Phnom Penh
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Loved the hiking trails and the views. Beautiful forest and views of the desert. Food and drinks available.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Took the tram to the top (tram reviewed positively). Had a great time hiking the trails. Temps were 20 deg cooler than at the base and breezy, so dress appropriately. Great views of palm springs and the valley. Like any hiking in the area, take plenty of water, even if it's not as hot at the top. Hard to beat... More

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