Forest service operates two campgrounds on route s6 a few miles past the turnoff to the park. Some of the sites are known to be on a slight incline so if you want to avoid that then look for the 1 8 loop.
Palomar mountain state park doane valley overview.
Doane valley campground palomar mountain state park. The air is so clean up here its refreshing especially on cooler days. With 31 sites doane valley campground is a great escape in the palomar mountain area. Doane valley campground is in palomar mountain state park on the west side of palomar mountain not far from the observatory.
77 reviews of palomar mountain state park a quick hour or two drive from most any part of san diego county leads you to the summit of palomar mountain. Coniferous forests cover much of the 1 897 in contrast to the dry lowlands surrounding the mountain. Palomar mountain state park features spectacular views of the pacific camping picnicking hiking and fishing trout in doane pond.
Welcome to the doane valley nature trail at palomar mountain state park. Take this drive and it could be snowing or slushy at the top. Located in northern san diego county it s one of the few areas in socal with a sierra nevada like vibe.
For information regarding these sites google them or contact the palomar mountain district office goose valley ranger station at 760 788 0250. Doane valley campground at palomar mountain state park photo credit. Other camping nearby the u s.
This easy 1 mile trail offers you an opportunity to relax and enjoy one of california s finest natural outdoor areas. The campground has a campfire center flush toilets showers drinking water and overflow parking area. Located in northern san diego county it s one of the few areas in socal with a sierra nevada like vibe.
California department of parks and recreation palomar mountain state park is located in northern san diego county high atop the west side of palomar mountain. With 31 sites doane valley campground is a great escape in the palomar mountain area. This guide will help you make the most of your walk with information about some of the plants and natural features you will see along the trail.
Some of the sites are known to be on a slight incline so if you want to avoid that then look for the 1 8 loop. Palomar mountain state park 19952 state park rd palomar mountain ca 92060 760 742 3462 california state parks has established rules and regulations to protect park areas for the enjoyment of future generations as well as for the convenience and safety of park visitors. Too warm for you down at sea level.
To ensure your visit is a pleasant one please observe the following. The palomar mountain observatory is also here along with a general store. Palomar mountain state park doane valley campground has 31 campsites for rvs up to 27 feet trailers or tents in the beautiful cleveland national forest.
Observatory campground and fry creek campground. The park is known for its large pine cedar and fir trees reminding visitors of the sierra nevada.