Lawler Lodge

Group Camping options in Idyllwild

Lawler Lodge was built in 1918 and is situated 8 miles north of Idyllwild on Highway 243 at an elevation of 5,300 feet.  This is a reservation-only group camping facility ideal for hosting any group camping retreat or event. Open year-round, Lawler Lodge with Annex can accomodate 58 persons with the bunks provided.  Set amid the beautiful San Jacinto mountain landscape, Lawler Lodge has restrooms, showers, fireplace, commercial kitchen and a large deck overlooking the San Jacinto River. Firewood can be obtained with advanced notice to the Ranger for $8 per bundle.

Please note:  Fire restrictions can be imposed at any time.  

Your park ranger will let you know if any restrictions are needed.

FEATURES

  • Lodging

  • Hiking:  River, Forest, Mountain

  • Commercial Kitchen (Walk-In, approximately 100 yards from parking area)

  • Community Room

  • Heated Buildings

  • Fireplace

  • Decks

  • Pure Artesian Well Water for drinking, cooking, and bathing

  • Hot water for restrooms, showers, kitchen

  • Seasonal River

Lawler Alpine

Cabins

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Lawler Alpine Cabins is situated 9 miles north of Idyllwild on Highway 243 at an elevation 5,300 feet.  This is a reservation-only group camping facility ideal for hosting any group camping retreat or event. Open year-round, the cabins can accommodate up to 60 people.

Lawler Alpine Cabins has six cabins with bunks that can house up to 10 people each. The compound has a commercial kitchen, community room, and stand alone restrooms and showers. A modest sized field is located nearby where tent camping, outdoor activities, or games can be conducted.  Firewood is available with advanced notice to the Ranger for $8 per bundle.

Please note:  Fire restrictions can be imposed at any time.  

Your park ranger will let you know if any restrictions are needed.

FEATURES

  • Adirondack-Style Cabins

  • Hiking: River, Forest, Mountain

  • Commercial Kitchen (accessible by vehicles)

  • Community Room (maximum occupancy 96)

  • Heated Living Quarters

  • Fireplace inside, Fire Ring outside

  • Field for activities and sports

  • Pure Artesian Well Water for drinking, cooking, bathing

  • Hot water in restrooms, showers and kitchen

  • Seasonal River

FEES

Lawler Lodge and Alpine Cabins Camping:

$360 per night (first 30 people)

Each additional person over 30 is $12 per person per night.

Current license, registration, and insurance in needed when camping.  For more information, please contact Guest Services at 1-800-234-7275. 

RULES

Call (800) 234-7275 for specific questions regarding camping rules for these sites.  For a full detailed list of our rules, please visit this link.  

ADDRESS

19751 CA-243, Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA 92549

(951) 234-7275

Contact Us

Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District

4600 Crestmore Road, Jurupa Valley, CA 92509

1-800-234-park (7275)

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