Camp Pendleton Information
Please Note: Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.
Please click the link below to go to the Noise Advisory page at the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton website:
For noise inquiries, contact Range Operations Division Office at 725-0357 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. After normal business hours (and weekends), contact the Command Duty Officer at 760-725-5061.
Events Open to the Public
Ranch House Exhibit
Camp Pendleton's two-century-old landmark ranch house and chapel will be open for visitors to tour on certain Saturdays through September as part of the base's 75th anniversary this year.
The 90-minute tours, led by the docents of Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores, will explore the historic Santa Margarita Ranch House and surrounding buildings that are on the National Register of Historical Sites.
The tour includes the nearby chapel, built in the early 1800s, which once served as a blacksmith's shop and winery and is considered the oldest building on base.
The free tour focuses on the history of the base from the 1800s until the early 1940s.
The anniversary tours are at noon and 2 p.m. March 11, April 8, May 6, June 3, July 8, Aug. 5 and Sept. 9.
Instructions for base access will be given during the reservation process.
Reservations for the free tours must be made at least seven days in advance at MCBCAMPEN_history@usmc.mil or (760) 725-5758 (from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays and until 2 p.m. Fridays).
In the event of a fire that could be a threat to the safety, health or property of Camp Pendleton, it's residents and the residents of the surrounding community, pertinent information will be posted to Camp Pendleton's "Current Emergency
" Information Web Page, as well as our social media sites:
Please visit these web links for all current Camp Pendleton wildfire information.