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

Lawler Lodge

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.


  • 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


  • 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.

*Passport America discounts are not applicable with other discounts

For a full detailed list of our rules, please visit this link.


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