Idyllwild Activities & Links

Art Alliance of Idyllwild
The Arts Community in Idyllwild is very active. Their efforts were recently rewarded when Idyllwild was named one of the “100 Best Small Art Towns in America” For info on all Idyllwild has to offer in the Arts…

Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce offers information on the many ways to enjoy Idyllwild! For info on shopping, dining, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, special events, arts events…

Eastside Reservoir Project
Three large earth-fill dams will close the Diamond and Domenigoni valleys to create an 800,000 acre-foot fresh water reservoir located four miles south of Hemet, in Riverside County, about 90 miles east of Los Angeles. Article:

Idyllwild Area Historical Society
The Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the rich and varied history of Idyllwild. The historical society hosts  displays in several locations in the village.

Idyllwild General Information Sites
 and are two more great general information sites on the Idyllwild area.

Idyllwild Jazz in the Pines 
A two day event of continuous music with some of the finest jazz musicians in the world.

Idyllwild Park Nature Center 
The center offers information on native flora, fauna and natural history with special exhibits. Interpretive programs, nature walks and campfires are also available.

Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts
Idyllwild Arts Academy is a school for music and the arts. The school offers a boarding school for high school students and an extensive summer program for youth and adults alike.
Click here for their summer calendar of events:

Lake Fulmor & Lake Hemet
Rainbow trout, bluegills, catfish, and largemouth bass all inhabit the lake.  Throughout the summer months the lake gets stocked by the California Department of Fish of Game with catchable size Rainbow Trout.
Lake Fulmor:
Lake Hemet

Mt. San Jacinto State Park 
No more than a two hour drive from either Los Angeles or San Diego, the mountain’s magnificent granite peaks, subalpine forests, and fern-bordered mountain meadows offer a unique opportunity to explore and enjoy a scenic, high-country Wilderness area.