Observatory Campground is located on Palomar Mountain on County Road S6, approximately 2 miles north of its intersection with County Road S7. Five of the 42 units are family double sites and 13 can accommodate trailers. You can find sites next to the meadow, underneath the oaks, or adjacent to groves of evergreens. The 2.1-mile Observatory Trail begins on the east side of the campground and ends at the Palomar Observatory parking lot.
Campground facilities include water, picnic tables, pedestal grills, fire rings, and vault toilets. Sites normally serve 6 to 8 people and 2 vehicles. There are no showers and no hookups or dump stations for trailers or recreation vehicles. Sites are first-come, first-served.
Directions from Warner Springs, CA: Travel south on Highway 79 to the junction with Highway 76. Travel north west on Hwy. 76 for 13 miles to the junction with County Road S6. Travel north on S6 to the campground. Located on Palomar Mountain 2 miles north of the S6 intersection with S7.
Normal Services Available:
June through November .