Mount San Jacinto State Park – Riverside County, CA

Mount San Jacinto State ParkMount San Jacinto State Park is in the San Jacinto Mountains, of the Peninsular Ranges system, in Riverside County, California. The park is close to both Greater Los Angeles and the San Diego metropolitan area.

The deeply weathered summit of Mount San Jacinto stands 10,834 feet above sea level, and is the second highest mountain range in Southern California. No more than a two hour drive from either Los Angeles or San Diego, 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.

Mount San Jacinto State 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.

Mount San Jacinto State Park

Things To Do:

  • Camping
  • Picnicking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Biking

Mount San Jacinto State Park

Amenities:

  • Bike Trails
  • Family Campsites
  • Hike or Bike Campsites
  • Nature Trails
  • Horseback Trails
  • Showers
  • Restrooms
  • Campers (Max. Length)
  • Picnic Areas
  • Reservations Recommended
  • Historical

Mount San Jacinto State Park

Operating Hours:
Office Hours:
Daily 8am-4pm
Campground Hours:
Idyllwild: Open year-round
Stone Creek: Open mid-May through mid-September

 

Mount San Jacinto State Park

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
33.83936, -116.61341

Phone Park for More Information: 951-659-2607

Driving direction:
From Riverside, take Interstate 10 East to Hwy 243 South to the park. From San Diego, take Interstate 15 North to 215 North, exit Hwy 74 east to Hwy 243 north to the park.

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