Enjoy a picturesque trail through bracken fern and conifers, complemented by a side trip up a small stream to the old weir. This is an easy 3 mile hike with an elevation gain/loss of up to 200 feet. 9 AM–NOON.
(Palomar Mt.) From I-15, take CA-76 east for 20.5 miles. Turn left on S-6 (South Grade Rd./Palomar Mountain Rd.) and go 6.7 miles until the intersection. Turn left to stay on S-6. Turn left again immediately on S-7 (State Park Rd.), just before the store and restaurant. Go 3.1 miles to the Park entrance. Then go 0.2 mile and turn right at stop sign. Go 1.4 miles following signs to School Camp and Doane Pond. Parking lot on right. A $10 day use fee or a California State Park Pass is required to park. Facilities. (GPS N33.341765, W116.901381) We are always hoping to see wildlife. Please leave dogs at home and come enjoy nature.