OBSERVATORY CAMPGROUND

Palomar Mountain, CA
National Campground
  • RV Sites
  • Tent
  • Trailer

About

Science buffs and families are drawn to Observatory Campground for its proximity to the Palomar Observatory, a world-class center of astronomy research operated by the California Institute of Technology. Just two miles from the observatory, the campground provides visitors with a unique learning experience in the great outdoors. The facility offers a variety of amenities for both tent and RV camping. Hiking, biking and picnicking can be found nearby. Contact campground or Palomar Observatory for schedule of summer special events Campground and reservations subject to inclement weather. This campground will close temporarily during major winter weather events. Be sure to check current area fire restrictions prior to visiting this, or any campground. Conditions frequently exist which prohibit the use of wood and charcoal fires. Please contact the Palomar Ranger District at (760) 788-0250 or visit here for updated information. Click here to learn more about Cleveland National Forest Don’t Move Firewood: Protect California’s forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Essentials

  • ADA Accessible
  • BBQ
  • Fire Pit
  • Hot Showers
  • Picnic Table
  • Potable Water
  • Restrooms

OBSERVATORY CAMPGROUND

7607880250

S6, Palomar Mountain, California,

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