Picnic & Day Use Reservations
Frequently Asked Questions!
Are Camping Discounts Offered?
Yes, we offer discounts for Seniors (62 or over), Active Military, Veterans and those with Disabilities. Eligibility based on verification at check in. Valid Sunday-Thursday, excluding holidays and special events.  $5.00 discount per night.
Arriving After Hours for Camping Reservations?
Information on after-hours arrival and park access and procedures will be found in your reservation confirmation emailed to you, after the reservations are confirmed.
Can I reserve a picnic shelter?
In gerneral, parks offer picnic shelters on a first-come, first served basis.  However, some picnic shelters may be reserved.
What is the Cancellation Policy?
When Canceling / Transferring / Rescheduling:
31 days or more prior to the reservation arrival date - $10 cancellation fee and the $7 reservation fee is non-refundable.
30-11 days prior to the reservation arrival date - 50% of the first night fee and the $7 reservation fee is non refundable.
10-1 days prior to the reservation arrival date - The full first nights fee and the $7 reservation fee is non-refundable.
How far in advance can you reserve?
Reservations can be made one year in advance.    Calico Ghost Town accepts Reservations for the "Special Events" six months prior.
What Time is Check-in & Check-out
Check in  3 p.m.
Check out 11:30 a.m.
What days are the parks closed?
All parks are closed on Christmas Day.
Mojave Narrows Regional Park is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
When do the pool and waterslides open?
Swim complexes at Glen Helen, Guasti, and Yucaipa are open during the summer season, Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Please check the website at parks.sbcounty.gov for current hours/days of operation.
Do all parks offer camping in Cabins
Calico Ghost Town is the only campground with Cabin rentals.
Do you have a waiting list if campsites are full?
No, the sites are filled on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please check the reservation website as often as possible
Do you allow long term camping?
The maximum length of stay is 14 days in any 30 day period at any one campground at a time.  If you stay for this length of time at any campground, you would be eligible to return to camp 14 days from the check-out date.
Is there fishing year round? Is a Fishing License Required?
Yes. Lakes are stocked with catfish and  with trout.  Catfish Season is  May-Sept. and Trout Season is late November to early April.  Yes, fishing licenses are required to fish for anyone 16 years of age or older.  Fishing permits are also required and are purchased on the day of arrival at the park.  Fishing licenses are "not" sold at the parks.