We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great place to stop along Hwy. 74 for the gorgeous views.

Take a minute and stop at the Cahuilla Tewanet Scenic Overlook to capture the full embrace of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
La Quinta, California
Land of the Bird Songs....

Did not expect to be overwhelmed, but we were.... parking lot, paved walkway to overlook, thru... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Woodbridge, Connecticut
Read all 12 reviews
All photos (23)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“vista”(2 reviews)
“land”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Highway 74, Mountain Center, CA 92561
Improve This Listing
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews coachella valley vista land wildlife paths history
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a minute and stop at the Cahuilla Tewanet Scenic Overlook to capture the full embrace of the mountains meeting the desert. It's a beautiful spiritual place to take a deep breath of air and enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Did not expect to be overwhelmed, but we were.... parking lot, paved walkway to overlook, thru informative progression of posters explaining where you are and why it is important and how the Mukat's People lived and existed on what was there. Listen to the Bird...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank differentname
Reviewed 11 October 2018

There are signs at the parking area and along the trail to the View Points. The signs tell the history of the area and about the plant and animal life in the area. There is a picturesque vista, but it is primarily rocky desert.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Wonderful stop for a scenic view. Great place to stretch your legs and get some fresh air. Be careful entering and exiting, narrow winding road with some fast drivers. Small parking lot.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank J S
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I love driving California highways. We have a lot of them that meander through beautiful landscapes. But highway 74 between Hemet and Coachella Valley gives you a wonderful experience through rolling hills with pines and desert vistas. Along the way stop into the Paradise Cafe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RoadBob
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

travelling from temecula to desert springs is very scenic and this overlook point is nice toi, but the next on the route is better. but both are worth some stopping

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Christoph R
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My husband and I stopped here on our way from Palm Springs to San Diego. There is a nice parking area and a couple of well-marked trails to follow. There are also several informative displays explaining the plants, wildlife, geology, and the history of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 860SusanB860
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Nice stop with a paved trail, a scenic short hiking trail, and information on native plants and animals. Great Vistas from overlook.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SherylB404
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The views here are beautiful. With the mountains in the background and the desert plants close by, it us just a magnificent hidden gem.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Chucknteojamul
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were so glad we stopped at this overlook along the Palms to Pines Highway. There is a short spur to the parking lot and then there are paths you can wander which take you to beautiful views of the desert, valleys, and mountains. The...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Evelyn C
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Palm Canyon Resort & Spa
824 reviews
22.62 km away
Twin Palms Resort
26 reviews
24.38 km away
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
1,701 reviews
24.48 km away
V Palm Springs
247 reviews
24.72 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
Paradise Cafe
69 reviews
1.87 km away
Dairy Queen
14 reviews
7.96 km away
Mile High Cafe
203 reviews
20.51 km away
Roadrunner's Bar and Grill
5 reviews
13.72 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Cahuilla Casino
15 reviews
13.72 km away
8 reviews
15.90 km away
Living Free Animal Sanctuary
6 reviews
16.83 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cahuilla Tewanet Scenic Overlook staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines