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Idyllwild County Park 

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Elevation: 5,500'
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Bouldering at the County Park, Idyllwild


Idyllwild County Park is situated in the town of Idyllwild and plays host to a number of granite boulders scattered around the campground. With the climbing situated nearby you'll often find yourself the only climbers here. In winter when all but 6 camping spots are closed the area can be very tranquil.

It is part of Riverside County Parks and therefore has rules and regulations like the other parks. It also has an entrance fee ($2 per adult, $1 per dog).

Idyllwild Park

Getting There 

From the stop sign at the rangers station turn south west along Lower Pinecrest Avenue. Turn right into Playground Road and the park is found a short distance along here.

51 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',26],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Idyllwild County Park:
Problem G   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   Sites 55 - 78 : The AH Boulder
Tits Mantle   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   Sites 55 - 78 : The Tit Boulder
Problem C   V2 5+     Boulder, 12'   Sites 55 - 78 : The AH Boulder
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Angelina styling it at the County Park, Idyllwild
Angelina styling it at the County Park, Idyllwild
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By C Miller
Jan 27, 2013

Idyllwild County Park is covered in SoCal Bouldering (2nd edition) by Craig Fry.

By Colin Parker
From: Idyllwild, CA
Feb 27, 2013

Just an FYI to everyone... I recently moved to Idyllwild and plan to add more content to this area since I live down the street. There seems to be very little information in the guidebook world (1 page in Craig Fry's guide) so I think it will benefit the community to flesh this place out a bit. If anything that I add seems wrong/inaccurate or improperly named, or poor quality, please let me know and I'll be glad to change/improve anything. In the interest of making the park easy to navigate, I will provide tentative names to the boulders but if there are existing names, please let me know and I'll modify my postings. Also, please let me know if there are any other resources I could access for more existing info. Thanks!

By Michael Lagueux
From: San Diego, CA
Sep 12, 2013

The Fry Guide has most of this stuff. If it's not named in the Fry Guide, and it's not a FA, definitely don't try to give it a name. Retro-naming is lame!