Marion Mountain Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground has many shaded camping sites and is located on the San Jacinto Ranger District.

Located approximately 50 miles from San Bernardino and 7 miles North of Idyllwild. Campground is located in a forested area. Road and spurs are paved. Parking spurs may not be level. Some first come, first serve sites may be available. All campsites have picnic tables and fire rings. Campfires may be allowed within the fire rings provided - please check with the Idyllwild Ranger Station for current fire restrictions. Firewood is not sold at the campground. Vault toilets and potable water are nearby.  Amenities include comfort station, dumpster, water faucets. Within 10 miles grocery store, laundry, lookout tower, movie theater, overlook, ATV/OHV trails, rock climbing, hiking trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, nature center, fishing, picnic area and restaurants.  Holders of Golden Age, Golden Access, America the Beautiful Senior or Access Passports are entitled to 50% campsite fee reduction. Holder of the passport must be present.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Elevated Fire restrictions. No Campfires or Charcoal BBQ's.  Propane Stoves and Lanterns okay with a California Campfire Permit.  Plague has been detected in squirrels in Dark Canyon and Marion Mountain Campgrounds.  Risk to the public is currently considered to be low and campgrounds will remain open during follow-up investigations.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at least 3 days in advance at
Fees $10 per night (incudes 1 vehicle) + $5 per each additional vehicle -
Open Season: Friday, May 27, 2016 - Sunday, Nov 13, 2016
Restrictions: A site must be reserved for a minimum of 3 nights on major holidays. Some first come, first serve sites are available. The fee allows for a maximum of 8 people per campsite and entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle. Additional fees of $5 per extra vehicle will be collected at the campground. There are no refunds for inclement weather. Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. Water may not be available. For current Fire conditions or weather closures contact the Idyllwild Ranger Station at 909-382-2922 prior to making late fall reservations. Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash at all times.  Know before you go!
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From I-10E exit 8th St in Banning California turn right onto 8th St, then left on Lincoln St, then right on San Gorgonio Ave/Highway 243. From I-10W exit Hargrave St, turn left onto Hargrave St, then right on Lincoln St. then left on San Gorgonio Ave/Highway 243. Go South on 243 for approximately 20 miles just past the Alandale Fire Station. Go left at Azalea Trails Rd (Stone Creek Campground Road) for 1.5 miles.

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Reservation InfoReservations must be made at least 3 days in advance.
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