Black Mountain Campground and Camping

Fishing Hot Spots near Black Mountain Campground

  "Mostly small panfish around the shoreline..." Lake Evans

  "Went out about 1230 in afternoon. Not best time to fish cats but I'm married with kids and that..." O'Neill Lake

  "Small mountain lakes that contain lots of nice stocked catfish, lots of nice stocked rainbow trout,..." Lake Gregory

About the Campground

Located approximately fifty miles southeast of San Bernardino, California, at an elevation of 7,500 feet. Campground is located in a forested area. Roads and spurs are NOT paved. Campsites have picnic tables and fire rings. Campfires are allowed within the fire rings provided. Firewood is not sold at the campgrounds. Vault toilets and potable water are nearby. Trailers are not recommended. This campground is designated as a group campground for a group of up to 100 people with up to 30 vehicles. Located 16 miles North of Idyllwild.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Fire Rings
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restroom
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • ATV/OHV Trails
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Lookout Tower
  • Mountain Biking
  • Overlook
  • Picnic Area
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Grocery Store
  • Horseback Riding
  • Laundry
  • Movie Theater
  • Nature Center
  • Restaurant


Peak Season
May 13 2010 -
Sep 14 2010
Peak Season
May 13 2011 -
Sep 14 2011

Alerts and Important Information Effective September 1, 2009, through the end of the official 2009 fire season. All wood and charcoal fires are prohibited in all developed campgrounds , day use areas , and all other developed areas Stoves using gas, jellied petroleum, or pressurized liquid fuel are still allowed. Check with the local Ranger Station for current fire restrictions Open from: May 15, 2008 through October 27, 2008. Note: Campground may be closed prior to October 27 if weather conditions warrant it. Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. A site must be reserved for a minimum of 3 nights on major holidays. Holders of Golden Age, Golden Access, America the Beautiful senior or Access Passports are entitled to 50% campsite fee reduction. Holder of the passport must be present. There are no refunds for inclement weather. Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may or may not be allowed. Water may not be available. For current Fire or Water conditions contact the Idyllwild Ranger Station at (909) 382-2922. Gas, jellied petroleum and pressurized liquid fuel stoves are allowed in campgrounds. Dogs are allowed but must be ona leash at all times. Fuel Reduction activities are in effect in the area and surrounding areas Monday-Thursday. Marion Mountain Campground Fern Basin Campground Dark Cyn Campground Boulder Basin Campground Black Mountain Group Campground Encounters with the following are likely: Helicopters, Logging Trucks, Chippers, Chain Saws, and Work Crews. This advisory is currently in effect through October 2009. We advise using caution when recreating in these areas. For further information please contact Idyllwild R.S. at: (909) 382-2921.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Black Mountain
Campground Phone: 909-382-2922
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Idyllwild (near Moreno Valley), CA
Phone: 909-382-2922

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More About Black Mountain Campground

Black Mountain is a campground located in Moreno Valley, California. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -116.7389 latitude, and -116.7389 longitude into your GPS device.

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