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If Round Valley’s full or you’re not quite ready to set down your pack, head 20 feet up the hill and sleepover at Tamarack Valley Group Campground. Grab one of the 12 spots and plan a hike up Cornell Peak the following morning! Day use wilderness permits are free and are available at the State Park Headquarters in Idyllwild or at the Long Valley Ranger Station. Overnight Continue reading...
If Round Valley’s full or you’re not quite ready to set down your pack, head 20 feet up the hill and sleepover at Tamarack Valley Group Campground. Grab one of the 12 spots and plan a hike up Cornell Peak the following morning! Day use wilderness permits are free and are available at the State Park Headquarters in Idyllwild or at the Long Valley Ranger Station. Overnight permits can be applied by mail 1-8 weeks in advance.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
12
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 15 people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Hiking
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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We had a wonderful two nights backpack camping here in late May 2017. Temps ranged from 75 deg daytime to 50 at night. Running stream for filtered water, pit toilets, and plenty of space and privacy for each campsite. You can hike 4-5 peaks including San Jacinto at 10,800 ft over the two days. Take the PS tram to the top and enjoy your hike!

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Park
Mount San Jacinto State Park
State
California
Phone Number
(951) 659-2607
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
33.811° N, 116.653° W
$5/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 12 Sites
(Up to 15 people per site)