14 remote camping sites scattered across the high ridge of the Santa Rosa Mountain offer isolated scenic campsites ideal for tent and car camping or a relaxing picnic far from the crowds. A fire ring and a picnic table is available at each site, however these sites do NOT contain many amenities found at developed campgrounds. Water is available only at Santa Rosa Spring Yellow Post Site 3 & 4, the only restroom is located near Yellow Post Sites 10 – 14. Trash containers are not provided, please pack it in – pack it out! All sites are first-come, first-served.
Campfire permits are required for any type of fire use – campfires, charcoal BBQ’s, or propane or liquid fuel stoves. Campfires may not be allowed during high fire danger, generally July through December. Please see “Current Conditions” below.
These Yellow Post Sites are reached via Forest Road 7S02 (Santa Rosa Truck Trail). 7S02 is an unpaved road which may not be suitable for all vehicles. Please also view the Santa Rosa Truck Trail page, or call the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center at 760-862-9984 (Closed Tues/Wed), or the Idyllwild Ranger Station for more information on road conditions and fire restrictions (909) 382-2921 (closed Wed/Thurs).