Nice hikin, This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com, Second visit here and we love the mountains! Several hiking opportunities in the area with nice views of the valley. Very peaceful, very clean, great staff. One day, everyone drove 15 minutes away to play at Lake Hemet. more, Check out our video review here: https://youtu.be/3nlbCF8yy8g. The property is huge and beautiful. My Airstream seemed to barely clear some of the more narrow sections in search of prime real estate! 71 reviews of Idyllwild Park "The rangers are extremily friendly! Become a Campendium Supporter and enjoy ad-free browsing plus bonus features! more. Upon entering the park, I stopped at the Ranger's Office and checked in. When you think about getting out to the mountains this is the place you have in mind. In life, our only guarantees are changes. We didn't get a 50 amp site, but the trees, hills, atmosphere and amenities are top notch. This campground is limited to mostly tent sites. Idyllwild Campground in Mount San Jacinto State Park, Idyllwild California. The town of Idyllwild is great place to shop and eat. Some very tight! The location of Idyllwild makes it easy and convenient for families and friends to get away for some camping in the star-filled skies of Idyllwild. Pros: The campground is just down the street from downtown Idyllwild, which is a great place to walk around and explore. We're in a 40 foot class A and its about the largest you can get in the area, not saying a 45 footer won't fit, it is limited to certain spaces. Tent Camping Pleasures Second time the park to camp and it was much colder, but less crowded! Book Idyllwild RV Resort, Idyllwild on Tripadvisor: See 813 traveller reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Idyllwild RV Resort, ranked #1 of 15 hotels in Idyllwild and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. 30 reviews of San Jacinto State Park Idyllwild Campground "I love this campground! Zero authentic privacy and zero sense of boundaries. Some very tight! Be SURE to put your tables back if you do this, or the hosts will have to chain them down like they are in many campgrounds. I feel that the Boy Scouts of America were ALLOWED to create fires in an extreme fire prone area. Upon check in, 2 of life's changes were 2 new faces in the respective rangers station. Especially a huge organization like the Boy Scouts. Upon entering the park, I stopped at the Ranger's Office and checked in. more, Beautiful place at 7000 ft. Book Idyllwild RV Resort, Idyllwild on Tripadvisor: See 808 traveler reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Idyllwild RV Resort, ranked #1 of 15 specialty lodging in Idyllwild and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. In June 2017, we stayed in our Travel Trailer at Mount San Jacinto State Park - Idyllwild Campground … Be careful of your small pets. The park is laid out on a mountain side with narrow roads weaving through. The campground itself has is spread over 200 acres so there are plenty of trails to explore on the grounds with your pets. Idyllwild Overview. Idyllwild is a perfect venue for reconnecting with family, friends, nature, and the slower pace of small town mountain life. There are a couple of sites at the back of the campground that can handle RV's. We … Please select a reason for flagging this item: © 2020 Campendium Inc. All rights reserved. First trip here was late May 2019. Great campground! San Jacinto State Park has 34 campsites for tents, trailers and small RVs (24 feet maximum) set among tall pines trees. I cant say enough good things about this campground. Very idyllic and quiet, surrounded by mountains. Idyllwild Campground is one of two drive in campgrounds in the Mount San Jacinto wilderness area. Our sites were in between two restrooms. Second trip a bit different. staff "Nikkie." Pets are welcome on a leash. However, in return, most often you get a little more space. I experienced a late May 2019 weekend at the Idyllwild Campground. Please choose a different date. It is within walking distance of the town of Idyllwild. more. Idyllwild is a cute town just down the hill and has several good restaurant choices. It's nice to see changes. Campendium users haven't asked any questions about Idyllwild RV Resort & Campground, Beautiful place at 7000 ft. That is about it! Plenty of restaurants, too. Just plan on taking your time and use the pull-outs. Unfortunately only a few sites with sewer connection. Idyllwild RV Resort - Thousand Trails in Idyllwild is rated 8.3 of 10 at Campground Reviews. The lodge is gorgeous and cozy and is a great place to stay connected with the free wifi that is provided. Some people prefer the fishing and camping … Camping at this park is highly recommended! Idyllwild RV Resort - Thousand Trails in Idyllwild is rated 8.3 of 10 at Campground Reviews. See all San Jacinto State Park Idyllwild Campground reviews Marion Mountain Campground. Idyllwild County Park in Idyllwild is rated 8.0 of 10 at Campground Reviews. more, Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness. Cooler temperatures to escape the heat near LA. Great place for a hike with multiple options. Dirty and outdated restrooms and showers that need need attention. staff "Diego" and to T.T. Showers, flushers (as in toilets), nice layout, semi-small'ish (as in a few sites), great Ranger station and it's a hop and not quite a jump into the magnificent town of Idyllwild." A quick walk next to the campground is okay for little legs. Beautiful pool area. Book Idyllwild RV Resort, Idyllwild on Tripadvisor: See 820 traveller reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Idyllwild RV Resort, ranked #1 of 15 Speciality lodging in Idyllwild and rated 4.5 of 5 at … At first, we are uneasy. The campground itself is very clean and well maintained. more. 21 reviews Campgrounds “The camp sites looked nice and they have 2 restrooms, no showers though.” See all Marion Mountain Campground reviews Fern Basin Campground. It was fun to explore the town and hike nearby. As I attempted to pull in I got some attitude so split in search of another which there were none. Great campsites as well. 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Our campsites, 47, 48, 49 and 50, were roomy and right next to Strawberry Creek, which is pretty skimpy in summer but enough to get the kids' feet wet. The asphalt campground roads were happily used by the kids on their razor scooters. The map … I always have a great time when I camp here!" The road to the park and the park itself are tight, windy, and steep in places but we still were able to get our 43' fifth wheel in and out with no problems. We really loved it and we will definitely be back in the not too far future. They enjoyed climbing on the boulders there, too. The campground is about 15 min drive from town and is clean, well maintained, with friendly staff. It is really a treat to experience so many changes in so little time at Thousand Trails Idyllwild. We drove through a bit of the charred forest hoping that one day it will be returned to its former glory. I stayed in the middle of the summer, which I thought would be peak season yet it was very peaceful. The campground is about 15 min drive from town and is clean, well maintained, with friendly staff. We had dinner one night at an Italian restaurant. They do get snow sometimes in November so we may have lucked out on timing. This Thousand Trails campground is on the top of our list! Other sites were not laid out well. This is now one of our favorites. He was responsible for everything from filling propane tanks to check in and any other issues. We have heard that when the campground is full, the wifi is terribly slow. The camping location was a perfect spot to park a couple of cars, pitch tents, do some light hiking/walking … Some spots are better than others, and like other TT campgrounds, … See 822 traveller reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Idyllwild RV Resort, ranked #1 of 15 Speciality lodging in Idyllwild and rated … Website photos are misleading. I got a couple stickers, and postcards for my … There are no hookups or dump station here. Had trouble in other spots since many are not level or have loose dirt or the trees were too difficult to navigate. Others in our group hiked the 9 mile round trip Suicide Rock Trail (also had to drive to it). Dirty and outdated restrooms and showers that need need attention. The reviews below are not up to Campendium's standards for quality and reliability and therefore are not counted toward the overall star rating. Gorgeous mountain views and endless hiking trails. I was meeting two of my childhood friends for a nice campout. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. The honey pot is available for those who need it and don’t have one of the very few full hookups. The campground itself is very clean and well maintained. Check out our video review here: https://youtu.be/3nlbCF8yy8g There are a couple of sites at the back of the campground that can handle RV's. I was the first in line and it took ~45 minutes for check in. Idyllwild RV Resort - Thousand Trails in Idyllwild, California: 10 reviews, 38 photos, & 5 tips from fellow RVers. This was a great spot to get away in our local mountains with our RV. staff Security rangers, Aaron and Michelle training the green, shiny and crispy new editions to Tom's Reiders team of amazing professionals. I gave this 3 stars for noise as that depends on the time of year you go (Summer is busier than other months) and the spot you stay but overall, it's a very quite experience. Up to you to decide but we got in just fine with our little 17’ Casita trailer. Expect more of a tailgating party vibe as opposed to a nature getaway. Slipstreamin' Away would stay here again, When you think about getting out to the mountains this is the place you have in mind. Located in the San Jacinto Mountains, Idyllwild’s grounds offer panoramic … Book Idyllwild RV Resort, Idyllwild on Tripadvisor: See 813 traveller reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Idyllwild RV Resort, ranked #1 of 15 Speciality lodging in Idyllwild and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. and one restroom had a couple of showers attached (one was inoperative), $1.00 for six minutes, quarters only. Driving to Idyllwild RV Resort really brings home the impact of the California wildfires. When you can't get a campsite at Yosemite, you get one at Idyllwild. It was really cold, so ultimately, we decided to light a fire ourselves. I cannot speak for the cleanliness as COVID has shut down mist the amenities here. Staff was very nice, and friendly. Be the first to add a note for Idyllwild RV Resort & Campground! The park is laid out on a mountain side with narrow roads weaving through. The San Jacinto mountains and forests are awe inspiring and the views are breathtaking. I will be back. If you like to hike, there are trails aplenty in the area. Set amongst the pines of the San Jacinto mountains and minutes from downtown Idyllwild. What was the icing on the cinnabon was observing senior T.T. There is hiking within the park and trails in the park that lead to other great hiking spots outside the park. As the end of our visit approached it snowed again, which was a nice way to end our time in Idyllwild. We had purchased a propane grill for our camp trip, because the website clearly stated there were to be NO FIRES on any of the campgrounds. Great Little Campground I experienced a late May 2019 weekend at the Idyllwild Campground. Great Ranger, very nice. The one thing to mention is that these sites are all dirt and in now way flat. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grate. Confusing to see if I could get in and out. I definitely will. 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She stated that they were not supposed to do that and there should have been someone surveying the area to make sure there were no fires. 71 reviews of Idyllwild Park "The rangers are extremily friendly! RV Campground in California Mountains Everything is better in California! Wifi is also great in some spots (the 100's, 300's, & 400's are our favorite for wifi) and not so great in others. Idyllwild Park Campground in Idyllwild California is a camping area that is non-designated or dispersed. The downsides of this park are: 1-slow wifi when busy (although we didn’t experience this in January) 2-the roads to get in to the sites are steep so it is less ideal for really big rigs. There is a pub in Idyllwild … There are tons of gift shops, coffee shops, and boutique stores to check out, as … We also captured some Coyotes on our security camera behind our RV just about every other night. It's $20/night and $5 for firewood. Not easy to get in a site and nearly impossible to get the RV leveled without leveling blocks. The park was very quiet and we found a great spot in site... Driving to Idyllwild RV Resort really brings home the impact of the California wildfires. Beautiful pool area. The drive up the mountains and through the campground is tight and tedious in some areas so if you have a really big rig (> 40ft) you might want to think twice. Had a great time! The town of Idyllwild is a neat mountain town with lots of hiking trails. They do get snow sometimes in November so we may have lucked out on timing. Everything is clean and well-maintained, and the rangers are friendly. There's running water, restrooms w/showers, and it's near town. In town, there are a number of restaurants and shops. Be careful! The campground is about 15 min drive from town and is clean, well maintained, with friendly staff. Gorgeous mountain views and endless hiking trails. The biggest downside is driving in and ... For non-cooking meals, a quick drive to the village and the Idyllwild Pizza Company offers yummy food! Had a great time! There must have been 25 people milling about 5 adjacent lots! It is really a treat to experience so many changes in so little time at Thousand Trails Idyllwild. The staff was great too other than the whole not picking up the phone issue. Some spots are better than others, and like other TT campgrounds, the have mostly water and electric hookups without sewer, but there is a dump at the entrance at the park. Excellent choice, This campsite is lovely and just outside Idylwild. And zero park rangers that night? more. Idyllwild RV Park has several hiking trails that begin in the campground and can lead you into the National Forest Trails. I always have a great time when I camp here!" more. I met the camp host and his co-worker, and they are SO nice and helpful with information. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. I’ll definitely be back. It is a clean, well-maintained campground thanks to the camp hosts who are attentive to its care. RVers can expect … We had 70 degrees every day. Long story short, I felt she was disingenuous. The 2 days give us time to relax and get some inside projects ... They allow you to drive around and choose your site which is great but quite a few are tricky to get into.... they definitely are far from the pull through sites. Not easy to get in a site and nearly impossible to get the RV leveled without leveling blocks. Idyllwild Overview. Upon check in, 2 of life's changes were 2 new faces in the respective rangers station. Five minutes to town, hiking trails abound. Driving to Idyllwild RV Resort really brings home the impact of the California wildfires. 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