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Mount San Jacinto

Campground Map

brochure Mount San Jacinto - Campground Map
Mount San Jacinto State Park 25905 Highway 243 • Idyllwild, CA 92549 • (951) 659-2607 The deeply weathered summit of Mount San Jacinto stands 10,834 feet above sea level; it is the second highest mountain range in southern California. The mountain’s magnificent granite peaks, subalpine forests, and fern-bordered mountain meadows offer a unique opportunity to explore and enjoy a scenic, high-country wilderness area. The park offers two drive-in campgrounds near the town of Idyllwild. Most of the park is a designated wilderness area enjoyed by hikers and backpackers. CHECK-IN TIME is 2 p.m. Check-out time is noon. RE-REGISTRATION: Campers without reservations who wish to re-register for another night must contact the entrance station before 9 a.m. on the morning they are due out. Site availability is not assured. CAMPSITES: Only eight people are allowed in any one site at any given time. Campers are not allowed to congregate due to noise restrictions (see “NOISE” below). VEHICLES: Vehicles are restricted to roads and designated parking areas. The maximum speed limit is 15 mph. When pedestrians, bicyclists and children are present, even 15 mph might be too fast. Use good judgment. All vehicles and drivers must be licensed. NOISE: Radios and other sound-producing devices must not be audible beyond your immediate campsite, regardless of the time of day or night. QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. To ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, please do not disturb other campers, regardless of the time of day or night. Generators may only be operated between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. FIRES are only allowed in the provided fire rings. Gathering of any dead or living wood, pinecones or needles for use in a fire is strictly prohibited. DOGS must be on a six-foot leash at all times and inside a vehicle or tent at night. FIREWORKS are prohibited in all state parks. GARBAGE: Please do not litter. Dispose of all trash in appropriate receptacles. Leave your campsite clean for the next campers. FIREARMS, pellet guns, B.B. guns, bows and arrows, sling shots, etc. are prohibited. BICYCLES may be ridden only on pavement. Riders under 18 years of age are required to wear a helmet. TO PROTECT RESOURCES, please do not pick vegetation. All plants and wildlife are protected for enjoyment through observation. Wilderness Hikes (Approximate one-way mileage) • Deer Springs to Suicide Rock 3.3 mi. 1,700’ elevation gain, moderate day hike. Trail starts across from visitor center. View of Idyllwild and the valleys below from Suicide Rock. No running water. • Devil’s Slide to San Jacinto Peak 8.1 mi. 4,400’ elevation gain, strenuous day hike. Leaving from Humber Park, it is almost eight miles to the highest point in the San Jacinto Mountains. WILDERNESS PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. CONTACT OFFICE. RV DUMPING: Do not drain black or gray water from recreational vehicles onto the ground. Discover the many states of California.TM CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov. ALTERNATE FORMAT: If you need this publication in an alternate format, contact interp@parks.ca.gov. 20 19 18 22 17 15 9 31 4 2 CH 23 Maps not to scale. 24 25 26 Large Tent/Small Trailer 29 nature trail 44 47 32 33 30 34 43 42 41 40 38 1 35 36 nature trail 9 7 10 12 14 46 © 2009 California State Parks 28 Regular: $25 Tents Only 45 31 Restrooms 11 16 48 50 27 Electricity Only: $35 RV/Motorhome 18 49 Full Hookup: $45 Picnic Area 17 19 21 Parking Water Faucets Stone Creek Campground 20 Sites with Electricity Only: 4, 5, 6, 28 Showers tur eT rail 29 22 To Hwy 243 Park Office 5 3 1 tur eT rail 7 6 30 wagon Hike and Bike Campsite 8 28 Sites with Full Hookup: 1, 2, 26 Camp Host Campfire Center 12 32 27 26 Na CH 33 25 24 LEGEND Accessible Feature 16 23 ail 11 10 13 14 re T r Na 21 Natu Idyllwild Campground Mount San Jacinto State Park 37 39 8 6 5 4 2 3 CH To Hwy 243 Park Camping Park Activities • 31 developed sites at Idyllwild, 1 hike/bike site, 1 accessible site. • 48 primitive (no showers, vault toilets) sites at Stone Creek • Reservations recommended • Open year-round, snow chains recommended in winter • Trailer limit to 24 feet. • Hiking, access to 54 miles of wilderness trail. Permit required. • Picnicking/day use • Interpretive programs: campfires, nature walks, Junior Ranger programs • Fishing at nearby lakes • Winter snow activities • Bird watching • Book sales © 2009 California State Parks (Rev. 2015) Wilderness Area • Nature walks at Long Valley • Campfire program at Round Valley • Visitor center • Palm Springs Aerial Tram provides east entrance with fee • Idyllwild hiking trails provide west access. • Cross-country skiing, and winter snow camping Wilderness Camps • 4 hike-in campgrounds: Round Valley, 28 sites; Tamarack Valley, 12; Little Round Valley, 6; Strawberry Junction, 3 • Overnight permits required. Contact ranger station. • No fires or dogs permitted in the wilderness areas • Limit 15 people in a group

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