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Lake Hemet

56570 State Hwy 74, Mountain Center, CA, Riverside, CA 92561-3050
+1 951-659-2680
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Facilities get 5 stars/bubbles, whatever TripAdvisor uses... the reason for 3 stars? Well kept... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derek-Smiley
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California Desert, California
Relieve Spot

Great Lake on pines to palm highway .. Camping grounds, picnic tables , Canyons and very scenic... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Kinner P
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Located one hour from Palm Springs, this scenic lake at an elevation of 4,500 feet offers overnight camping, hiking, fishing and boating.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“palm desert” (3 reviews)
“day trip” (3 reviews)
“camping” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
56570 State Hwy 74, Mountain Center, CA, Riverside, CA 92561-3050
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+1 951-659-2680
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"fishing"
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"campground"
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"rv"
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"shore"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Facilities get 5 stars/bubbles, whatever TripAdvisor uses... the reason for 3 stars? Well kept grounds, clean restrooms (especially toilets); two very important things for me when choosing a camp ground... Other than that, all I need is a 20x10 camp-site and respectful neighbors. Spent approx...More

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The California P, Public Relations Manager at Lake Hemet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Derek for your review of Lake Hemet. We are glad you enjoyed the campground but we are sorry to hear that the quiet hours were not followed as directed though we are happy to hear your neighbors cooperated. We appreciate you bringing you...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Great Lake on pines to palm highway .. Camping grounds, picnic tables , Canyons and very scenic . In the cradle of Nature.

Thank Kinner P
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Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Lake Hemet, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Kinner, thank you for your four-star rating of Lake Hemet. We appreciate your feedback and may have to 'borrow' your words, "in the cradle of nature." We love it! Thank you again!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Lake Hemet was a great winter getaway. It was very peaceful and beautiful. We stayed Thurs-Sat so we just missed the weekend rush. We stayed in Squirrel Camp and we could have not asked for a better place to camp. Beautiful view of the lake...More

1  Thank Juliana S
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from Idyllwild to Palm Desert and we're glad we did. Had a picnic by the lake and it was so tranquil. Great scenery and watching the sunlight sparkle off the water was amazing. Not sure how far round...More

Thank David J
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

relaxing, beautiful nature, trees, trails, and clean lake. Have been there for day picnicking and outdoor activities. Nice place to get away from the city and noise. BBQ grills available and picnic tables. Sometimes it gets windy and chilly on evenings. bring light sweater.

1  Thank abner l
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

You simply could relax on the shores of this lake, you could walk on the trail on its side, their are a camping area, RV area on the shores directly. if you like water motor sports its a huge lake and allows allot of fun....More

Thank nemocali
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Checked in on a Friday with our travel trailer and was not aware that the original price was for only 2 occupants, there was a fee for all others. The lady was nice enough to wave the fee since my mother had rented a trailer...More

3  Thank 1HereNthere
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights over the Memorial Day weekend. EVERY SINGLE SPOT was reserved so you can imagine how packed it was. But since we knew we were camping we did not expect glamour and really enjoyed our stay. Yes...More

3  Thank Cris514
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed in their brand new cabin! It was great! Although it technically only sleeps 6 people, we easily slept two adults and 6 kids! It was extremely comfortable! Great way to camp... Or they say "glamp"!!! The bathrooms and showers were also brand new...More

1  Thank Alisa W
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had a great time at Lake Hemet. There are places to enjoy walks, fishing, and picnics. We did a day trip, but if you want to stay for a couple of days, there is also camping. Its a well maintained park. We very much...More

Thank mini33
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1980Sightseer
28 June 2018|
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Response from Juliana S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that, I would think so. but better to call and ask.
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Fidizzle
1 June 2018|
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Response from Juliana S | Reviewed this property |
Yes i beleive some of the do, but they do not have any in squirrel camp.
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chitowncarper9
8 April 2018|
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Response from Hollie_Potts | Property representative |
Hello, you can book your cabin today by calling our Lake Hemet reservation staff at (951) 659-2680 or you may reserve online through our website. I am not allowed to leave direct links on this platform but if you visit Lake... More
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