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San Jacinto Mountain

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Address: Mountain Station, Palm Springs, CA
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US$105.00*
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Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bike Adventure
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US$25.95*
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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
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US$149.00*
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Wildlands Preserve Nature Tour

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Beautiful area to visit scenic views hiking trails. Great for couples and kids. The view is breathtaking, great for picturesque.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful area to visit scenic views hiking trails. Great for couples and kids. The view is breathtaking, great for picturesque.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to visit but remember to wear boots! Went on a nature hike over snow banks one could sink into up to their knees. Stay on the trails!

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

San Jacinto Mountain is a nice tourist destination, particularly for a short day hike in the woods when it is very hot in Palm Springs.

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Capistrano Beach, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since my first sight and hike up to the peak of San Jacinto fifteen years ago, I have been intrigued and beguiled by the natural beauty of San Jaciinto. I have visited the mountain via the revolving Palm Springs Aerial Tramway many times by myself and with family members. I have hiked up to the 8,516 foot peak twice on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tramway located near the Visitors Center in Palm Springs is a great way to spend the day and not to mention the spectacular view of the Palm Springs area. Purchase tickets in advance and plan to spend at least 5 to 6 hours exploring/relaxing and dining.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palm Springs aerial tram cradles you slowly up from the desert floor ( look up San Jacinto mountain temps before going , dress accordingly ) you start to feel compelled to open your mouth and say ' oh wow ' ! The oxygen is so wondrous and pure , hiking if that's for you, is Incredible.....if there is still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

breathtaking views narrow road 3000 ft elevation snow at top go laterin day to see sunset & lights in towns below

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

On the recommendation of a friend, we put the Palm Springs Aerial Tram on our must-do list, which takes you the 2.5 miles up San Jacinto. This was Day One of our long weekend in PS and it was such a great start to the trip. I would recommend scheduling around this activity as your primary activity for the day.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great for hiking, great to get out of the heat, great just to show up and show everybody that you can do the six hour hike up and down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The sights are amazing do not miss out. We visited over the holiday weekend. I really enjoyed the view of the palm springs. I would dress in layers it was amazing that the temperature could change a lot by your location on the mountain. Make sure you bring a camera the photo opportunities should not be missed.

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