Please note:  Fire restrictions can be imposed at any time.
We are currently allowing fires in designated areas, but this can change depending on weather.
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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