14209 Hwy 76
Pala, CA 92059
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday - Monday (closed Tuesday
Pedestrian access available sunrise to sunset* daily, no public vehicle access or restroom availability on December 25.
*Closed in August due to extreme heat.
Park Phone: (760) 742-1631
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Note: Potable water is not available at the preserve; please bring plenty of drinking water.
Directions: From Interstate 15 take Highway 76 east for 9.5 miles. Wilderness Gardens Preserve will be on the right hand side of the highway.
In the event of significant rain fall or an ongoing storm, Wilderness Gardens Preserve will not open due to swift water in the San Luis Rey River and inaccessible trails.