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We are located in Southern California:
MAIL: P.O. Box 5
54250 Keen Camp Rd.
Mountain Center, CA
92561
 
Hours:
Adopters & Visitors Welcome
Open daily (except Wednesdays) from 11:00am to 4:00pm
(with the last tour of cattery and kennel at 3:00pm).
Closed on Wednesdays.




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Other attractions in the Area
 
Living Free is about 15 minutes from Idyllwild, CA
The scenic and friendly mountain village of Idyllwild
with its wonderful shops and restaurants. There are
many things to see and enjoy in this mountain
hideaway. Winter time is mystical.
 
About 15 minutes from Lake Hemet Campground
Fishing year round, boat rentals, pets allowed.
56550 Highway 74, Mountain Center, CA 92561
(951) 659-2680
 
About one hour from Temecula
You can visit Old Town Temecula. It is reminiscent of an old western town with lots of antique shops and restaurants. Temecula is also famous for its many wineries.
 
 
Driving to Living Free

From Los Angeles
About 2 hours. Take I-10 E toward San Bernardino about 77 miles. Then take CA-79 Beaumont Ave. exit for about 6 miles. CA-79 becomes Sanderson Ave. Proceed on Sanderson Ave for about 2 miles. Turn left onto Ramona Expressway for about 5 ½ miles. Turn slight right onto Mountain Avenue, which then becomes Ramona Expressway (again). Turn left onto Florida Ave./CA-74 E. Stay on CA-74 E until you come to Keen Camp Road. Take a left onto Keen Camp Road and follow it to Living Free.

From Riverside
Little over an hour. Take CA-91 E (3miles) to CA-60 E toward Indio. (23 miles) Take the exit on the left toward Beaumont. Merge onto I-10E. (6 miles to the CA-79/Beaumont Ave exit. Turn right onto Beaumont Ave/CA-79. CA-79 becomes Sanderson Ave. Turn left onto Ramona Expressway. Turn slight right onto Mountain Ave, which then becomes Ramona Expressway (again). Turn left onto Florida Ave/CA-74 E. Stay on CA-74 E until you come to Keen Camp Road. Take a left onto Keen Camp Road and follow it to Living Free.

From Long Beach
About 2 hours. Take I-710 N. Merge onto CA-91 E toward Riverside. Merge onto CA-60 E toward Indio. (23 miles) Take the exit on the left toward Beaumont. Merge onto I-10E. (6 miles to the CA-79/Beaumont Ave exit. Turn right onto Beaumont Ave/CA-79. CA-79 becomes Sanderson Ave. Turn left onto Ramona Expressway. Turn slight right onto Mountain Ave, which then becomes Ramona Expressway (again). Turn left onto Florida Ave/CA-74 E. Stay on CA-74 E until you come to Keen Camp Road. Take a left onto Keen Camp Road and follow it to Living Free.

From San Diego
About 2 hours. Take CA-163 N toward Escondido. Merge onto I-15 N. Take the CA-79 N / Winchester Rd exit and turn right onto Winchester Rd / CA-79 N. Turn right onto Domenigoni Parkway. Turn left onto S. State St. Turn right onto E. Stetson Ave. Turn left onto Columbia St. Turn right onto Florida Ave/E. Florida Ave/CA-74. Continue to follow CA-74 E until you come to Keen Camp Road. Take a left onto Keen Camp Road and follow it to Living Free.

From Palm Springs
About 1 hour/15 minutes. I-10W to CA-79/Beaumont Ave. exit. Turn left onto Beaumont Ave/CA-79. Continue to follow CA-79. CA-79 becomes Sanderson Ave. Turn left onto Ramona Expressway. Turn slight right onto Mountain Ave, which then becomes Ramona Expressway (again). Turn left onto Florida Ave/CA-74 E. Stay on CA-74 E until you come to Keen Camp Road. Take a left onto Keen Camp Road and follow it to Living Free.

From Palm Desert
About 1 hour. Take 111 N and turn onto Pines to Palms Hwy/CA-74. Stay on CA-74, passing Lake Hemet on your left and Hurkey Creek Park on your right. Proceed aprox. 3 miles past Hurkey Creek Park to Keen Camp Road. Turn Right onto Keen Camp Road.
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Local Places to Stay
 
The Fireside Inn
54540 N. Circle Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(877) 797-3473
website: www.thefireside-inn.com
 
Peaceful Mountain Inn
23481 Highway 243
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(855) 659-5033
website: www.peacefulmountaininn.com
 
Quiet Creek Inn & Vacation Rentals
26345 Delano Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(800) 450-6110
website: www.quietcreekinn.com
 
Silver Pines Lodge
25955 Cedar Street
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 659-4335
website: www.silverpineslodge.com
 

Restaurants
 
Gastrognome
54381 Ridgeview Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 659-5055
 
Joanne's Restaurant
25070 Village Center Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 659-0295
 
The Red Kettle
54220 North Circle Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 659-4063
 
Café Aroma
54740 N. Circle Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549
(951) 659-5212
 
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