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Location: Riverside County, about 13 miles south-southwest of Palm Desert, 130 miles from Los Angeles
|Auto Club||Riverside County|
|Forest Service||San Bernardino National Forest|
|USGS Topos||Toro Peak 7½, Butterfly Peak 7½|
|Official HPS Maps
||TPO file - Save to your computer then open with National Geographic TOPO!|
| ||Viewable PDF file - Approximately 510K|
| ||GPX file or Google Earth KML file to
download to GPS units and other map software (How to use GPX and KML files)|
| ||Routes as shown on
CalTopo using the above files (How to use CalTopo)|
Nearby Peaks: Toro Peak
- Distance: None
- Gain: None
- Time: None
- Rating: Drive-up
Original: John Backus, 1968
DRIVING ROUTE 1
- Take SR 60 east to I-215.
- Go south on I-215 to the Ramona Expressway. Turn left (east).
- Go east and then southeast on the Ramona Expressway until it ends at
SR 74. Turn left (east).
- Go east on SR 74 to Mountain Center.
- Continue east on SR 74 for 12.5 miles to the intersection with SR
371 on the right.
- Continue east on SR 74 about 5.2 miles to a dirt road 7S02 on the right
signed "Santa Rosa Mtn.". Turn right. Note your
odometer and go as follows:
- At 8.3 miles, fork to a campground. Keep straight.
- At 8.5 miles, fork to Santa Rosa Spring. Go right.
- At 9.8 miles, fork. Turn sharp right.
- At 10.5 miles, the end of the road at a log cabin. This is the