Indian Vista Scenic Overlook

Area Status: Open
This viewpoint located along Highway 243 in the San Jacinto Mountains affords a beautiful view.

This scenic viewpoint is on Highway 243, 9.5 miles northwest of Idyllwild. Watch for songbirds in the chaparral and oak trees and red-tailed hawks and ravens soaring above. In the warmer months a variety of lizards sun themselves on the rocks. If you are lucky (and patient) you may see deer, bobcat, gray fox, and coyote.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Exercise caution entering and exiting the highway. Slower traffic please use designated turn-outs.
Open Season: Open year-around
Closest Towns: Banning
Water: No
Restroom: No
Information Center:
San Jacinto Ranger District
54270 Pine Crest
P.O. Box 518
Idyllwild, CA 92549

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