Palomar Retreat Center

19452 State Park Road

Palomar Mountain, CA 92060

(858) 290-5984

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A short drive from the Palomar Observatory, Palomar Retreat Center offers the perfect venue for world class stargazing. You'll also have nearby access to a network of hiking trails. This retreat center is within walking distance of Doane Pond.

Your overnight stay comes with access to all outdoor areas. Gain access to the pool and enjoy the blaze of a campfire at no extra cost. Far from the city lights, you will appreciate the myriad stars visible to the naked eye in the mountains at night. Play ball, stargaze, and hike to your heart's content. Whatever your activity level, Palomar Retreat Center provides the perfect backdrop.

Palomar Activities  

Free Onsite Activities:

  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Bird Watching
  • Stargazing
  • Geo-caching
Palomar Playing Cards  

Activities for an Extra Fee:

  • Guided Day Hikes
  • Guided Night Hikes
  • Stargazing & S'Mores
Palomar Sledding  


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