The San Jacinto Mountains provide great outdoor experiences year-round.
Hurkey Creek County Park Campground is located in Riverside County off Highway 74 near Lake Hemet. The park is known for its beautiful views of the San Jacinto Mountains and its groves of mature pines. Seasonal Hurkey Creek passes through the park. Mountain biking and hiking are favorite activities in the area. Park trails connect with Forest Service trails and nearby wilderness trails. Although horseback riding is not allowed inside the park, an equestrian trail circles the park and connects with McCall Equestrian Campground.
Hurkey Creek County Park Campground has 130 campsites arranged around several loops. Six sites are designated for tents only.
The park also has 5 group camping areas, each of which can accommodate approximately 80 people. They are available by reservations from April through November.
Group Site Fees: $280 per night minimum for 40 people. Additional adults $7 each, children $4 each, per night
|Location:||Off Highway 74, 3½ miles southeast of Mountain Center|
|Mileage from Gateway Cities:||Riverside - 57 miles
San Diego - 105 miles
|Number of Sites:||130|
|Max. People per Site:||6 (including children)|
|Vehicles per Site:||2
Motorcycles in sites 1-7 only
|Pets:||On leash, always attended, $2 per night|
|Hurkey Creek County Park:||(951) 659-2050|
|Reservations available||April through October, otherwise first-come, first-served|
|Booking Window:||Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance of arrival date.|
|Maximum RV/Trailer Length:||40 feet|
|Wheelchair Accessible Sites:||None designated|
|Fees:||$25 per night|
|Reservations:||Hurkey Creek Park or (800) 234-7275
(Mon.-Thurs., 8 AM to 5 PM)
|Check-in, check-out:||2:00 PM, 1:00 PM|
|Hurkey Creek County Park Campground Amenities|
|Campsites:||Picnic table, fire ring with grills; no hook-ups|
|Campground:||Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water, amphitheater|
|Showers:||Yes, coin operated|
|Dump Station:||Available at Lake Hemet|
|Nearby attractions:||Playground, Lake Hemet with a waterpark, boating, fishing, swim beach, and more
Mount San Jacinto State Park,
Lake Fulmor Picnic Area and trail
Idyllwild Nature Center,
Humber Park, Devil's Slide Trail to Tahquitz Peak