Driving Directions

Finding Your Way to Pathfinder Ranch

Please DO NOT use automatically generated driving instructions to find your way to Pathfinder Ranch from the LA/Riverside area–the system will choose the incorrect turn-off (a dirt road) from Highway 74. Instead, refer to the instructions below. We’re easy to find if you have the right directions!

If you’d like to see a map, click here. If you have GPS navigation, set your coordinates to 33.602° N, 116.598° W.

From Hemet

  1. Take Hwy. 74 (Florida Ave.) east through Mountain Center and past Lake Hemet. The ranch is approximately 8 miles past the lake.
  2. Turn left onto Devil’s Ladder (there is a Pathfinder Ranch sign) and follow the signs for about 1 ½ miles back into camp.

From San Bernardino / Riverside

  1. Take Hwy. 60 east to the Gilman Springs exit (Hemet/San Jacinto).
  2. Follow Gilman Springs Rd. to Hwy. 79 south.
  3. Take Hwy. 79 to the Ramona Expressway and turn left.
  4. Stay on the Ramona Expressway until it ends at Florida Ave./Hwy. 74 and turn left.
  5. Take Hwy. 74 (Florida Ave.) east through Mountain Center and past Lake Hemet. The ranch is approximately 8 miles past the lake.
  6. Turn left onto Devil’s Ladder (there is a Pathfinder Ranch sign) and follow the signs for about 1 ½ miles back into camp.

From Los Angeles

  1. Take I-10 or Hwy. 60 east to I-15 south.
  2. Follow the 15 to Temecula and take Hwy. 79 south (Indio).
  3. Take Hwy. 79 to Hwy. 371 and turn left.
  4. You will go through the town of Anza (don’t blink) to Hwy. 74 where you will turn left.
  5. Follow Hwy. 74 approx. 2 ½ miles and turn right on Devil’s Ladder (there is a Pathfinder Ranch sign) and follow the signs for about 1 ½ miles back into camp.

From Orange County

  1. Take the 91 Freeway toward Riverside to I-15 south.
  2. Follow the 15 to Temecula and take Hwy. 79 south (Indio).
  3. Take Hwy. 79 to Hwy. 371 and turn left.
  4. You will go through the town of Anza (don’t blink) to Hwy. 74 where you will turn left.
  5. Follow Hwy. 74 approx. 2 ½ miles and turn right on Devil’s Ladder (there is a Pathfinder Ranch sign) and follow the signs for about 1 ½ miles back into camp.

From San Diego

  1. Take I-15 north to Hwy. 79 (Indio exit).
  2. Take Hwy. 79 to Hwy. 371 and turn left.
  3. You will go through the town of Anza (don’t blink) to Hwy. 74 where you will turn left.
  4. Follow Hwy. 74 approx. 2 ½ miles and turn right on Devil’s Ladder (there is a Pathfinder Ranch sign) and follow the signs for about 1 ½ miles back into camp.

From The Coachella Valley (Palm Springs / Palm Desert, etc.)

  1. Take Hwy 111 to Monterey turn right becomes Hwy 74 as you ascend the mountain.
  2. Follow Hwy. 74 west up the mountain past Hwy. 371 and continue on for approx. 2 ½ miles and turn right on Devil’s Ladder (there is a Pathfinder Ranch sign) and follow the signs for about 1 ½ miles back into camp.