Palomar Mountain State Park


Visit Palomar Mountain State Park and enjoy a daytime hike or stay overnight for some camping, fishing, and hiking. The pine, cedar, and fir forests and meadows of Palomar Mountain State Park will color your stay with panoramic views of the ocean as well as the desert. Take advantage of the opportunity to visit the Boucher Hill Fire Lookout at Boucher Hill Summit, one of the park’s more popular attractions located only 61 miles from the San Diego Natural History Museum. 

Join the Museum’s Canyoneers for this and other guided hikes in southern California. Visit our website for a list of upcoming hikes.

PHOTO CREDIT: Omar Barcena