Help Us Create A More Equitable Health System

We've partnered with The Color of Care documentary from Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey -- streaming now on the Smithsonian Channel. Learn more below and find ways to get involved today.
Read More

Dark Canyon Campground

Save to Favorites


The San Bernardino National Forest is seeking qualified volunteers to serve as campground hosts for a six (6) month term agreement. Duties include meeting and greeting campers, light maintenance of campground facilities, answering visitor questions, and posting reservations. Selectees will receive a campsite with varying amenities that include water, electricity, sewer, propane, a picnic table, and a fire ring.

´╗┐Campground information - Located approximately fifty miles southeast of San Bernardino and 8 miles North of Idyllwild. Campground is located in a forested area with a stream nearby; however, access to stream is closed. Road and spurs are paved. Parking spurs may not be level. Campfires are allowed within the facilities provided if current fire restrictions allow. Firewood is not sold at the site. All campsites have picnic tables and fire rings. Vault toilets and potable water are nearby. Amenities include dumpster, picnic tables, water faucets and restrooms. Within 10 miles grocery store, laundry, lookout tower, movie theater, overlook ATV/OHV trails, rock climbing, hiking trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, nature center and picnic area. North Fork of the San Jacinto River (next to campground), closed to public access by Forest in order to protect the mountain yellow-legged frog.

Start Date - 2022-05-01

End Date - 2022-11-01

Activities include: Back Country/Wilderness;Campground/Site Host;Campground Maintenance;Construction/Maintenance;Trail/Campground Maintenance;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: Camp Sites;Other

262 More opportunities with USDA Forest Service

Request failed
{{ opp.title }}
This is a Virtual Opportunity.
{{ opp.location }}
We'll work with your schedule
{{ opp.dateStr }}
{{ opp.timeStr }}

About USDA Forest Service


1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20250, US

Mission Statement

The USDA Forest Service's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.


The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation’s 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, spanning 193 million acres of land.


Emergency & Safety
Sports & Recreation
Emergency & Safety, Environment, Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


54270 Pine Crest, PO Box 518Idyllwild, CA 92549



  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation


  • Kids
  • People 55+


  • Sunday;Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday

Report this opportunity