Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, Palm Desert

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Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center is located in Palm Desert. Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Palm Desert Edition.
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  • July 29, 2017
    We went to the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountain National Monument Visitor Center. We watched the movie before driving up Palm to Pines HIghway to see the monument area. Park Rangers were helpful. T...  more »
  • May 25, 2017
    Driving up a mountain with all the twists and turns, makes me extremely nervous! The first time I took Highway 74 up to Vista Point, I didn't know about all the turns, bicycle riders, etc so it was an...  more »
  • May 21, 2017
    This is located at about 1000 feet elevation, so it lies about 800 feet above the surrounding valley. The drive up is very easy - but a few hundred yards further the route goes UP and UP. It has nice ...  more »
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  • May 6, 2017
    Great visitor center with lots of sources of information about desert nature, plants, birds, trails. Very helpful and enthusiastic staff. Interesting materials in junior ranger booklet.
  • March 23, 2017
    Great place to stop to ask questions about the mountains
  • February 26, 2017
    Great hiking trails!!☀️☀️
  • July 9, 2016
    Very Good
  • April 25, 2017
    Excellent location at the foot of the mountain with a small botanical garden with many desert plants, pergolas, lots of hummingbirds and birds-runners from the cartoon nice little souvenir shop
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