Within the Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness Area there are six primitive campgrounds. You must camp within the designated campgrounds. The closest to the Tram is picturesque Round Valley.
The State Park charges $5.00 per person for camping permits. There is no fee for hiking permits. For information on permits, please call (951) 659-2607. For trail conditions,
please call (760) 327-0222.
The State Park has issued an update for all open and closed trails.
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Description of Camping Areas
|Area||Distance from Tram||Facilities|
Elev. 9,100 ft.
|2.1 miles||28 campsites, water, pit toilets.|
Elev. 9,200 ft.
|2.5 miles||13 campsites, limited water supply, pit toilets.|
|Little Round Valley
Elev. 9,700 ft.
|6.5 miles||6 campsites, limited water supply, pit toilet.|
Elev 8,000 ft.
|6.4 miles||3 campsites, pit toilet, no water.|
|Skunk Cabbage Zone
Elev. 8,800 ft.
|4.5 miles||Good camping, large meadow, water at meadow & Willow Creek.|
|Lower Basin Zone
Elev. 6,600 ft.
|6.0 miles||Good camping, water seasonal.|