Description

"Time to ditch the technology and embrace some wildly freeing nature? We’ve got the perfect spot. Tucked away in the San Bernardino National Forest, Marion Mountain Campground offers all the outdoor adventures you need, from great hiking trails to blister-worthy rock climbing spots. If you are feeling up to it, you can explore the 11.8-mile Marion Mountain Trial for epic views of the Palm Desert and catch a glimpse of the ocean on a clear day. After a long day of hiking, you can kick back and rest soundly beneath the fragrant cedar and pine trees."
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
16 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Bikers can hit all the roads in this forest. We recommend the Arctic Canyon Overlook for the experienced cyclists looking for a...Read more

Boating

When the weather just gets too hot, there’s no better place to take refuge than in the San Bernardino National Forest. There ar...Read more

Fishing

Looking to cast a line? You can, in several lakes and many of the streams! Big Bear Lake is famous for the annual May Trout Cla...Read more

Hiking

With all of the high peaks and mountain ranges here, there are many moderate and difficult hikes in this forest. Hiking the San...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is allowed on all National Forest trails-- that means you can venture through all of the wilderness areas, inc...Read more

OHV

Get those wheels dirty and head on over to San Bernardino to get away from city traffic. Popular runs include John Bull, Holoco...Read more

Climbing

The San Gorgonio Wilderness is the perfect place to go mountain climbing, which must be why it’s so popular! Jepson Peak offers...Read more

Snow sports

Your opportunities for national forest fun are endless in the winter. You can find skiing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing, snow...Read more

Swimming

Swimmers can jump right into Big Bear Lake and some of the Lake Arrowhead lakes, where you can spend the day in the water or do...Read more

Wildlife watching

You can spot wildlife just about everywhere, with the usual raccoons and squirrels, woodland creatures left and right, along wi...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Marion Mountain Campground.

Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Sean W.
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September 19th, 2017

Awesome spot close to LA!

Stayed on a Thursday night in mid September at campsite #8. Girlfriend and I wanted to take our pup for her first adventure, and access to the campground is easy. Site 8 has a beautiful view of the valley, especially at sunset. The sites have a picnic table, fire pit and are generally flat and clear of obstacles. There was no access to water when we visited. Sites seemed to be fairly spread out, but could still hear neighbors after quiet hours unfortunately.

Close to Marion Mountain trial head and Idyllwild is a short drive away for supplies and firewood.

All in all, would recommend. Will be coming back again!

Hipcamper Leroy K.
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February 13th, 2019
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December 20th, 2018
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March 16th, 2018
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September 14th, 2017
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June 23rd, 2017
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May 18th, 2017
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March 14th, 2017
Park
San Bernardino National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
909-382-2600
Directions
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Coordinates
33.793° N, 116.732° W
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Tent Only: 1 Site
(Up to 8 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 15 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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