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Simpson Park

Simpson Park Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 2,500'
Location: 33.70353, -116.91982 View Map  Incorrect?
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The grunt crack at tumbleweed rock

Parking beyond the gate past sundown is prohibited. Gate will be locked with car inside


Also known as the Hemet bouldering area. Simpson Park is a wilderness park in the southern foothills of Hemet that is littered with boulders that resemble the rock quality and texture of Joshua Tree. Hemet can get very hot during the summer months but evenings can be pleasant enough, if not, then any other time of year is fine; be wary of rattlesnakes in the area.

There are many established climbs from long time local climbers and this area is considered more of a locals only for knowing the area and routes. If your coming to the area, find a local to help out and maybe get a peak at the underground guide book.

Getting There 

South of Hemet High School on Stanford and Crest take Vista Del Valle into the hills up a windy road until you reach the gate for Simpson Park. Parking for most of the climbing would be at the gate and various points up the road into the park up to the very top near the bathrooms. Access to the southern portion can be made from State St and Domenigoni Pkwy by heading east on Gibble Road.

28505 Rawlings Rd, Hemet, CA 92544

Climbing Season

For the Inland Empire area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

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By stockfish
Nov 10, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: 20 foot boulder in Simpson park
20 foot boulder in Simpson park

I was wondering if anyone knew anything about this climb. I have not done it but I really want to. I know this area is secretive about the routes so please message me please don't reply on the comments please. I need advice about the climb thank you!
By Marc Mancaruso
Nov 11, 2015
I had a buddy tell me about this climb recently. I havn't been to it yet, but I will check it out soon and let you know!
By N.romano
Jul 31, 2016
Who else is climbing in Simpson park!? Let's climb together! I'm up here a few times a week!

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