Pinyon Flat Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pinyon Flat is an 18-site first-come first-served campground located within the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. Surrounded by a tranquil desert landscape and nearby Santa Rosa Wilderness Area, this campground is great for those who like to hike, especially when the springtime flowers are in bloom.

Pinyon Trail 5E03 is located on the western side of the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check our fire restrictions page for details and exemptions.
Reservations: No reservations required, first-come first-served.
Fees $8 per site, includes one vehicle.
Closest Towns: Palm Desert, Anza
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Available
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center:
Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument
51500 Highway 74
Palm Desert, CA 92260

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No. of Sites 18
Reservation Info Not required
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