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San Jacinto Mountain

Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 909-659-2607
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“ranger station” (22 reviews)
“degrees cooler” (34 reviews)
“hiking trails” (35 reviews)
Mountain Station, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA
+1 909-659-2607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular hiking trails with beautiful views. There are a few self guided nature trails that give you a sense of the beauty of the Coachella Valley. Dress accordingly, once up on the mountain, the temperature drops drastically. Temperature down below was 75F, on top it...More

1  Thank Darlene K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The paths here lead to the most breathtaking views. I can’t believe some of the pictures I took. Definitely worth the price of the tram ride to get up there. I am absolutely going to visit again!!!

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The tram up San Jacinto Mountain is a remarkable, scenic trip, but a real surprise awaits the hiker/photographer! Behind Mountain Station is a long and wide plateau of alpine forest and meadows. Both short and long moderate trails are available, including a scenic route that...More

3  Thank kumtux
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The tram ride up the mountain is spectacular and the views of the Coachella valley from San Jacinto are breathtaking. It is hard to believe this alpine setting exists just a short ride from the desert valley. Great way to spend a few hours on...More

Thank DarmenW
Reviewed 30 October 2017

While it was 102-degrees in Palm Springs, we knew to expect at least a 30-degree temperature differential in the mountains. And even though our lightweight polartecs were unnecessary I would encourage day visitors to bring with them as a sensible precaution. While the trails we...More

2  Thank DP49
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We enjoyed hiking the shorter paths here. There's a paved pathway that circles around to the bottom. It was steep. But, it wasn't that difficult to get back to the top. We just took our time and stopped frequently to look at the views. Desert...More

1  Thank KatWat39
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic few hours here with girlfriends The cable car ride was awesome.I loved the rotating floor which allowed us to see the full view around us.Not to be missed whilst visiting Palm Springs.

Thank Humberdale
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My brothers and I took two different hikes- ours was one hour , relatively flat and easy with beautiful views, their's was about three hours, more demanding and also satisfying. Highly recommended.

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Wandered on some short trails after a tramway ride. I wish we had spent more time there! The trails are nice the views incredible.

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

As other reviewers have stated, the views of Palm Springs and Coachella Valley are stunning. Especially around late afternoon through sunset into the night. There are a couple things to bear in mind to make this an enjoyable visit. 1) Check and double check the...More

5  Thank Russell D
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Janice K
4 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
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
Malena c
9 May 2017|
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Response from courtney w | 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