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town.palm springs

Palm Springs, California city lights - as seen from the the top of the tram ride. Well worth your fee to experience 8000' elevation, steep granite, big horn sheep, clean air, pine forest overlooking the San Andreas fault line in the warm, wide desert. Backpacking and cross country skiing easy access. Restaurant, gift shop, rental lockers, hikes, horseback and views!!

elevation: 466'
population: 48,142
zip code: 92262

Desert

terrain:
developed desert city next to mountain & high desert; San Andreas Fault nearby


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location:
Riverside County
E of Riverside
on Hwy 111

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= PSP

recreation:

  • Biking & Rentals
  • Hot Spring Spas & Resorts
  • Aerial Tram
  • Backroad exploration
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • bouldering
  • cross country skiing
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Joshua Tree National Park
  • San Bernardino National Forest
  • Mount San Jacinto State Park
  • Palm Springs Desert OHV
  • White Water Preserve
  • Mission Creek Preserve
  • description:
    Very developed resort & retirement city. Golf courses, vibrant downtown & elegant homes with manicured lawns. Nice restaurants.. for hungry campers coming in from the backcountry of Mount San Jacinto or Joshua Tree National Park.

    nearby towns:
    Indio
    Palm Desert
    Desert Hot Springs
    Idyllwild
    Yucca Valley
    TwentyNine Palms
    Joshua Tree
    Pioneertown
    Hemet
    Indian Wells
    Redlands






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