Looking for some rustic wilderness not too far from the big city? Venture on over to Sulphur Springs Trail Camp. Sites are first-come, first-served, shaded, and totally peaceful. With few amenities and no-RV’s (sorry folks!) you’ll truly be able to get back to nature. Fancy some more exploring? You’re only a short drive or hike from the Pacific Crest Trail.
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There are more trails in the surrounding area than within the forest, but with over 500 miles of trails, there’s no need to com...Read more
When the Los Angeles sun is beating down on you, you definitely need an escape into nature; make the most of the beautiful day ...Read more
Tired of work and waiting for the fish to bite? No worries, your opportunity to fish doesn’t involve driving hours up the coast...Read more
Who knew that you could climb steep mountains in Los Angeles? Well, now you know! In fact, there are over 500 miles of trails f...Read more
Equestrians will love exploring the 557 miles of trails; riding is permitted on all trails except nature trails. There’s also h...Read more
The perfect place to kayak is Pyramid Lake, a beautiful reservoir located away from the bustle of Los Angeles. All of your boat...Read more
Tired of LA highway traffic? Yeah, so are we, just thinking about it. Instead of sitting on the interstate, come cruise over 30...Read more
There are quite a few classic climbs in the forest for boulderers and mountain climbers to try out. Check ‘em out on the Mounta...Read more
Winter in LA doesn’t really feel like winter, but it can if you head up to the mountains! There, you’ll find a snow-covered for...Read more
Heat too much for you? Don’t want to go to the beach where the water’s a little too cold and the sand a little too hot? No prob...Read more
Angeles has its fair share of wildlife, with the general motley crew of bears, raccoons, and mountain lions. If you’re camping ...Read more
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This camp site (on the Pacific Crest Trail!) felt pretty remote, yet only required a 0.7 mile "hike" in on an old paved road. There was a decent-sized dirt parking area right next to the gated road to the camp site. We went the first weekend in August 2019, and there was only one other group camping at this location. Plenty of large pine trees for shade and hanging hammocks, plus our site had a great flat spot (without pine needles!) for our tent. Latrines available. Very easy access to the PCT. Disclaimer: The empty beer cans and used banana wrappers in our fire pit made me think that a kid-friendly camping trip here would be a gamble. We didn't look at the other fire pits, so maybe this was an anomaly.