PS - Silent Valley Camp Resort Campout

  • Thu, September 09, 2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • Sun, September 12, 2021
  • 11:00 AM
  • Silent Valley Camp, Poppet Flats
  • 33


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • If sharing your tent, they must register separately under category 1b. Indicate below who you are sharing your car/tent with.
  • Any RV passengers must register separately under category 2b. If sharing your RV, indicate below all who you are sharing your RV with.
  • This if if you are a Silent Valley member and reserving you own site there


Silent Valley Club

A full service resort campground located at 3500 feet elevation in the San Jacinto Mountains between Banning and Idyllwild. Great Outdoors has arranged a special group gathering with adjacent sites and full access to all facilities and amenities. You are invited to join us 3 nights for the cooler temperatures located here and spacious and wooded campground. 

Schedule of Events*

Thursday, September 9

  • Noon - Check-in at the gate. Your name will be on the list.
  • 2:00 pm - Pool/spa time
  • 4:00 pm - Sunset hike nearby location*
  • 6:00 pm - Potluck bring a main dish, appetizer, salad, or side dish to share
  • 7:00 pm - Group camp activities*

Friday, September 10

  •  6:30 am - Coffee and continental breakfast provided
  •  9:00 am - Hike Fuller Ridge or bike ride
  •  2:00 pm - Pool/spa time or other posted on camp board*
  •  6:00 pm - Restaurant group dinner - RSVP and pay during registration. $21 includes Tax, Tip.   
  •  7:30 pm - Group campfire activities

Saturday, September 11

  •  6:30 am - Coffee and continental breakfast provided
  •  9:00 am - Black Mountain Fire Tower* 
  •  2:00 pm - Pool/spa time or other posted on camp board* 
  •  6:00 pm - Dinner on your own. Restaurant available on site  
  •  7:30 pm - Group campfire activities* 

Sunday, September 12

  •   6:30 am - Coffee and continental breakfast provided
  •   9:30 am - See camp board* 
  • 11:00 am - Check-out time

* Check campground white board for activities updates

Contact: Doug Wylie email click here, or Scott Connelly email click here

AmenitiesWi-Fi located at registration near restaurant, restrooms have electricity, flush toilets, running water and hot showers. All campsites have electricity, paved sites and shade. Cell service Verizon is limited and spotty. Bicycle friendly. 

What to Bring: Ten Essentials, bicycle, camping/cooking gear, name tag, swimsuit, hat and sunscreen, food, potluck. No wood fires are allowed at the campground.  Propane fire ring is allowed.  

Registration notes: 

RVs and Tents: Campsites may be shared between tents and RVs; either an RV and a tent or two tents will share each site.  Parking is limited to 1 RV and 2 non-camping vehicles per site. All vehicles must park with all wheels on the pavement. 

RV campers: Bring water pressure regulator, the pressure is very high! All sites are full hook-up (electric, water and sewer). Bring wood or plastic base to place under leveler jacks to protect the asphalt.

Tent campers: These are large sites and room to set up tent in the grass area. Electric available for tents; you can bring an electric extension cord. 

Trailer rental:  You can reserve a trailer onsite: Click here. Mention you are with the Great Outdoors event on this date when your reserve. After you reserve a trailer, register here for the GO camp event as 'reserved onsite trailer' $90.

All persons must register and be on the roster to be admitted at the gate. No visitors allowed.  You must be a paid GO member to attend this event.  You may apply for GO Membership ($25 per year) during the registration process. 


  • I-10 to Hargrave St. in Banning. Take CA-243 to Poppet Flats. 
  • Address: 46305 Poppet Flats Road, Banning CA 92220
  • Map - Directions: click here

ClimateHigh Temp: 90 °F Low Temp: 73 °F Mean Temp: 81 °F

Current weather: click here

Photos: Prior trip to Silent Valley - click here

Refunds: Cancellation for a refund, minus a  service charge ($15 for RV, $10 for tent, $5 other), must be received by August 25.

Pets:  Dogs are welcomed. Must be kept on leash. Please clean up after your pet. No pets at Village Center.

Silent Valley Resort additional - click here:


Special COVID Related Requirements:

GOPS policy for attending this event isYou have to be fully vaccinated and be willing to submit a copy of your completed COVID-19 vaccination card. The only exception will be for those who have a medical reason and a note from their personal physician that you can't take the vaccine.  Therefore, you must:

  • Be a GO member to attend this event (you may become a member - click here); and
  • Have completed a COVID vaccination +14 days; and
  • Not attend if feeling ill, have any symptoms of COVID and/or test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event; and
  • Follow Federal, State and local COVID guidelines as well as the directions of the event leader(s).
  • Contact the event leader if I test positive for COVID within 14 days of the event; and
  • Be willing to send us a copy of your vaccination card within two (2) days of registering for this event. If you have already submitted your vaccination card to GOPS, you don't need to send it in again. See submission procedure below.
You can send in a copy of your COVID vaccination card using either of the following methods:
  • Using a phone with a camera, take a picture of your COVID card with your thumb (or other method) hiding your date of birth. Email the photo to:; or
  • Submit the photo of your vaccination card to our membership person (Ed Emond-Worline) via a text message sent to: 760-902-1850

Health Problems/allergiesIt is the responsibility of participants to carry on their person a record of significant allergies, medications and medical history in the event of a medical emergency.  Discuss any medical concerns with the hike/trip leader if you wish.

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