Mt. San Jacinto is the second highest mountain range in Southern California. This peak rises 10,834 ft. above Palm Springs and Riverside County. It is home to the Palm Springs aerial tramway. This aerial tram brings you to an elevation of 8,516 ft. From here you have panorama views of the Coachella Valley, including Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National Forrest. Also from here there are several locations loved ones can witness the scattering take place.