Palms to Pines Scenic Byway
BEGINNING YOUR TRIP
A good place to begin a tour of the Palms to Pines Scenic Byway is at the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center. There you can find information about scenic overlooks, picnic areas, campgrounds, and recreation opportunities. It is also a good opportunity to pick up a National Monument Bird Checklist or other reference, stop to use public restrooms or ask questions of the staff. Gasoline can be found in Palm Desert, Banning, Mountain Center, and Idyllwild while exploring the Palms to Pines Scenic Byway.