Lake Hemet is located in the San Jacinto mountains, approximately 10 miles southeast of downtown Idyllwild. The lake is open year round. There is an entrance fee per person for the private section, and free on the public portion (with a valid California fishing permit). There is a launch ramp fee. Rental boats are available, check for current prices. Camping is available for the night. Lake Hemet store carries all necessary tackle and supplies. You can reach them at (951) 659-2680.
Trout is the main action here, although there are some largemouth bass and catfish. A boat is recommended since limited areas are accessible from the shore.
About the same distance from downtown Idyllwild (9.5 miles northwest), Lake Fulmor offers an excellent wooden fishing pier (wheelchair accessible), free parking (with a Wilderness Pass), picnic tables (watch out for the chipmunks) BBQ's, and toilets. Swimming is not recommended. Hours are 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Like Lake Hemet is stocked with trout and the primary fish caught here. Additional types of fish include largemouth bass and catfish.
If you prefer to rent a cabin instead of roughing it, give us a call, we would be more than happy to rent one of our 50 + exclusive cabins in Idyllwild.
Here is one of our beautiful featured cabins:
Serenity Lodge Idyllwild Vacation Cabins
Serenity Lodge has 4 Bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms.
The lodge sleeps 10 and is pet-friendly with a large deck and hot tub.
Comes with an indoor sauna and a BBQ on the deck.
There is a newly remodeled second cabin, and for those with an electric car, there is a charging station.
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Contact us to reserve this cabin or any of our 50 + cabins.
Please note: We have no extra fees at all, not like the other rentals in the area, we are family owned and operated, and the highest rated cabin rentals in Idyllwild CA.
Stop by or call the office to ask about any of our other highly rated cabins.
Idyllwild Vacation Cabins
54380 N Circle Dr.Idyllwild California 92549
Family Owned & Operated - Martha and Family
Call Martha - (951) 663-0527
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