Visit Harwood Lodge

  • Posted on 30 May 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates
Your Hidden Sanctuary with Sierra Club Membership
Did you know that being a member of the Sierra Club comes with a range of exciting benefits? Beyond the rewarding experience of contributing to environmental conservation efforts, Sierra Club members gain access to various facilities and accommodations. One such hidden gem is Harwood Lodge, nestled amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the Angeles National Forest in California.
Angeles’ lodges & huts are all must-visit 

Harwood Lodge (Mt. Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains)
San Antonio Ski Hut (Mt. Baldy in the San Gabriel Mountains)
Keller Ski Hut (Running Springs in the San Bernardino Mountains)
Harwood Lodge, built, owned and operated by the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club, is a serene and welcoming mountain retreat. Tucked away in the tranquil setting of the San Gabriel Mountains, this charming lodge offers a unique opportunity to escape to the mountains. 
One of the remarkable advantages of being a Sierra Club member is the exclusive access to Harwood Lodge. While the lodge is open to the public, Sierra Club members receive priority for reservations and enjoy discounted rates. This privilege allows members to experience the lodge's tranquil ambiance and natural wonders, creating lasting memories while supporting the Sierra Club's mission.
The Harwood Lodge
The dining room at the Harwood Lodge
Harwood Lodge is a haven for nature enthusiasts seeking a rustic yet comfortable retreat. The lodge features cozy common areas, a fully equipped kitchen, and shared bathrooms with hot showers. Whether you're embarking on a solo adventure or planning a group outing, the lodge offers various accommodation options (sleeps up to 50!), including dormitory-style rooms and private bedrooms. Embracing the spirit of community, Harwood Lodge also provides space for group activities, workshops, and environmental education programs.
Surrounded by the stunning landscapes of the Angeles National Forest, Harwood Lodge is a gateway to outdoor adventures. Sierra Club members can explore different hiking trails, take in breathtaking views, and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. From leisurely walks to challenging summit hikes, there's something for every skill level. Embarking on these adventures fosters a deeper appreciation for the environment and strengthens the bond between members who share a passion for the great outdoors.
Hike to Mt Baldy
Staying at Harwood Lodge not only provides a memorable experience but also directly supports the Sierra Club's conservation efforts. The lodge uses energy-efficient appliances and encourages eco-friendly practices such as recycling and water conservation. By being mindful of our environmental impact during our stay, Sierra Club members contribute to the sustainable operation of Harwood Lodge and help protect the natural wonders that surround it.
Start planning your visit today—let the beauty of nature and the camaraderie of the Sierra Club community enrich your journey. The lodge is open on weekends, welcoming Sierra Club members and their guests from 10 am Saturday to 3 pm Sunday. Plan your visit by checking the lodge's open dates and exploring the outings calendar for the Angeles Chapter. Anyone planning to stay at Harwood on an Open Weekend must make reservations in advance through the Activity Schedule. Don't miss out—pack your bags, gather your friends, and start planning your visit to Harwood Lodge today.
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