Mount San Jacinto State Park

25905 SR 243
Idyllwild, CA 92549- Map It
Phone: (951) 659-2607

AAA Editor Notes

Mount San Jacinto State Park, 13,522 acres at the e. edge of San Bernardino National Forest, w. of Palm Springs and n. of Idyllwild, encompasses the state park and a wilderness area. Crowned by 10,834-foot Mount San Jacinto, it is a popular area for backpacking. Other park activities include hiking, camping, picnicking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, rock climbing and bird-watching. Hiking permits are available at any ranger station. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$8 per private vehicle. Hiking permits free. Wilderness camping permit $5 per person. Camping $25-$45.
Hours: Daily 8-4.