Due to recent rain storms, certain routes to Tahquitz Pines and Idyllwild are closed.
We recommend guests coming from the Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside County,
or San Diego County take Highway 215 or 15 to Temecula. From Temecula take State Route 79 south, then connect to State Route 371 east, which links to the open half
of Highway 74 west. Highway 74 west will take you to Mountain Center, where you will
connect with Highway 243 north into Idyllwild.
For our guests coming from the Desert or High Desert, please take Highway 74 west from Palm Desert (off of Highway 111) and then Highway 243 north.
Highway 74 east from Hemet/Interstate 215 and Highway 243 south from Banning/Interstate
10 are both closed.
An easy and scenic drive from all Southern California areas, in less than a few hours,
you’ll find yourself in a completely different world, far away from the noise and
distractions of everyday life.
Winter Visitors – The roads to Tahquitz Pines are excellent. However, we do get occasional snow.
Be sure to check the Weather and Road Conditions before departure and always be prepared if snow is in the forecast. Per CalTrans
policy, we recommend all visitors carry tire chains or cables when visiting during
the winter months.
Tahquitz Pines55251 South Circle Dr., Idyllwild, CA 92549951-659-2934 phone / 951-659-4572 fax
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