Description

If you are in the market for a lesser known primitive campground head to Alder Creek in the Monterrey Ranger District. The views on the drive up from Highway 1 are sure to make your jaws drop. Once you make it to the rustic campsites you can dip your feet in Alder Creek or head out on the Buckeye Trail which offers truly amazing ocean views. Come nightfall get your fire roaring

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If you are in the market for a lesser known primitive campground head to Alder Creek in the Monterrey Ranger District. The views on the drive up from Highway 1 are sure to make your jaws drop. Once you make it to the rustic campsites you can dip your feet in Alder Creek or head out on the Buckeye Trail which offers truly amazing ocean views. Come nightfall get your fire roaring (with your campfire permit in hand) and make a toast to California’s rugged coast.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
2
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Ride along the beautiful santa barbara coast, the central monterey coast, or anywhere you want in this huge forest. the recomme...Read more

Fishing

You can fish in the rivers and streams located throughout the forest, and fish in the ocean on the monterey coast at sand dolla...Read more

Hiking

Up by big sur, the ventana wilderness is a popular hiking destination, with 260 miles of hiking trails, making it a unique exp...Read more

Horseback riding

The saint lucia mountains have been taken by horseback many a’ times, and the time you visit should be no exception. to truly f...Read more

Paddling

Lake cachuma in the santa barbara region offers some of the best kayak fishing, especially with its location admist the mountai...Read more

Swimming

You can’t go wrong at pfeiffer beach in big sur, but it’s no match for the seven falls in santa barbara. this hike might not be...Read more

Wildlife watching

Whether you are an avid birdwatcher (california condor...check), or just enjoy seeing what the wilderness has to offer, los pad...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Alder Creek Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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December 22nd, 2017
Park
Los Padres National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(805) 968-6640
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
35.876° N, 121.385° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 2 Sites
(Up to people per site)