- Our list of the best things to do in Idyllwild, California, features the top 180 nearby activities — including 69 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Idyllwild, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, Food & Drink, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Idyllwild, CA , followed by 166 popular activities in nearby cities, including Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Hemet, Cathedral City, Temecula, La Quinta, San Jacinto, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Indian Wells, Beaumont, Yucaipa, Huntington Beach, Menifee and Moreno Valley
100% 121 votes
25905 Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA MoreLess Info
The Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness offers 13,000-acres of land with 50 miles of trails, campgrounds and nature study opportunities. This park is located 10,834 feet above sea level and is the second highest mountain range in Southern California.
Built around Mount San Jacinto, which stands at 10,834 ft. in elevation, lies the Mount San Jacinto State Park. The park provides a serene environment for walking, hiking, and camping and is reachable within hours from several major local cities.
Humber Park is the starting point that branches off to several moderate to difficult hiking trails, the 'Devil's Slide' being the most popular. It is strongly advised to get a pass at the ranger station prior to hiking.
Idyllwild's AstroCamp offers one and two week programs that let kids learn about and experience some aspects of astronaut training. The camps are also focused on science education, allowing campers to look through powerful telescopes and participate in hands-on activities.
83% 18 votes
54000 Riverside County Playground Rd., Idyllwild, CA 92549 MoreLess Info
With over 200 acres of forests and open space, Idyllwild Park has areas for both day use and camping. The park offers scenic views, hiking on five trails, and rock climbing on enormous granite boulders.
89% 27 votes
Riverside County Playground Drive off 243 Highway, Idyllwild, CA MoreLess Info
Featuring forest terrain, Idyllwild County Park is situated on 202 acres and offers visitors access to a nature center as well as hiking and biking trails. The park has picnic areas, an amphitheater and 88 campsites with fire rings.
Artspresso Art Gallery features and showcases the works of a variety of local, regional, and nationally known artists in an array of different artistic media. Art includes photographs, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, and other varieties.
83% 6 votes
25905 Highway 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549 MoreLess Info
Part of the California State Parks system, the San Jacinto State Park Campground features a well-maintained and staffed camping area with many sites. The campground features fully working bathrooms with power and running water.