Mt. San Jacinto Traverse: Tram Station to Deer Springs Trailhead

Mt. San Jacinto, with its accompanying state park and federal wilderness, is one of the best example of montane, mixed-conifer high country south of the Sierra Nevadas. One of the most dramatic geological features in Southern California, the towering peak and its surrounding highlands dominates the Inland Empire, and provides appropriately astounding views. Distance: 11 …

Santa Rosa Mountain

Santa Rosa Mountain is a sky island amidst a sea a scorched rocks and barren valley. This offshoot of the peninsular ranges demonstrates the spectacular biodiversity of Southern California while affording some of the best views in all of Southern California.Distance: 7.2 MilesElevation Gained: 1260'Difficulty: ModerateCritters: Squirrels, ravens, hawksTime: 3:15Get there like this.Note: You will …