Black Mountain Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is the sign for the Black Mountain Group Campground on the San Jacinto Ranger District

Located approximately fifty miles southeast of San Bernardino and 16 miles north of Idyllwild. Campground is located in a forested area. Roads and spurs are NOT paved. Campsites have picnic tables and fire rings. Campfires are allowed within the fire rings provided. Firewood is not sold at the campgrounds. Vault toilets and potable water are nearby. Trailers are not recommended. This campground is designated as a group campground for a group of up to 100 people with up to 30 vehicles. Amenities include fire rings, vault toilets, picnic tables. Road is rough, high clearance vehicles recommended. Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash at all times. Encounters with the following are likely: Helicopters, Logging Trucks, Chippers, Chain Saws, and Work Crews. 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.  Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance at

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Effective June 29 campfires and charcoal BBQ's are prohibited per current fire restrictions. Propane Stoves and Lanterns okay with a valid California Campfire Permit.
Reservations: Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance at
Fees $60 to $120
Restrictions: Campground capacity, maximum of 100 persons and 25 vehicles. A site must be reserved for a minimum of 3 nights on major holidays. 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 or may not be allowed. For current Fire or Water conditions contact the Idyllwild Ranger Station at (909) 382-2922. Dogs are allowed but must be ona leash at all times.Fuel Reduction activities are in effect in the area and surrounding areas Monday-Thursday Marion Mountain Campground, Fern Basin Campground, Dark Cyn Campground, Boulder Basin Campground and Black Mountain Group Campground
Restroom: Vault

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