Please note:  Fire restrictions can be imposed at any time.
Your park ranger will let you know if any restrictions are needed.

Lawler Alpine Cabins

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.


  • 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

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  • 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.

Observed park holidays can be found here.


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


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