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Cleveland National Forest

Cleveland National Forest, California

Nestled in the greater San Diego area, the Cleveland National Forest offers 460,000 acres of land through three different mountain ranges, with 360 degree views out to the Salton Sea, waterfalls, Read more...

Nestled in the greater San Diego area, the Cleveland National Forest offers 460,000 acres of land through three different mountain ranges, with 360 degree views out to the Salton Sea, waterfalls, swimming holes, even a snow recreation area. The southern-most National Forest in California also offers amazing camping. Choose from the Blue Jay campground, El Cariso campground, Upper San Juan Campground, or the Wildomar Campground. Just make sure to check the status of each campground before heading out as they can be seasonally closed. Craving your next Cleaveland National Forest camping adventure? You don’t have to travel far to explore this beautiful wilderness environment.

Laguna Campground

Laguna Campground

100% Recommend – 18 Responses
Dominic: My favorite campground in the San Diego area. Just a short drive off the 8 only a stop or two past the...
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Burnt Rancheria Campground
Mark: Try for the first come first served campsites. They are more wooded, especially with pine trees. Als...
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Cibbets Flat Campground
Nicole: Went here on a Friday morning during early May, and secured a first come first serve spot no problem (...
Public campground
Corral Canyon Campground
If you got a thing for dust and dirt, roll them wheels on over to the Corral Canyon Campground....
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Bobcat Meadow Campground
Bobcat Meadow Campground is an OHV enthusiast's dream. These primitive and classic camping sites are...
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Boulder Oaks Campground
A picnic in the mountains, a hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, and a ride into the sunset on your...
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El Prado Group Campground
Ain’t no party like a party in the mountains! Just be careful not to party too hard, you don’t want to...
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Wooded Hill Group Campground
Rev up that fancy RV, 'cause Wooded Hill Group Camp Ground is all about the motorized love. You'll...
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Horse Heaven Group Camp
Horse Heaven Group Camp offers large group sites for rugged tent camping in a forested area of the...
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Crestline Group Campground
Crestline Group Campground is a group hike, cookout, campfire sing-a-long kinda place! Situated in the...
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Indian Flats Campground
It’s Friday in San Diego, and you’ve just about had it with the week. What you really need to do is...
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Oak Grove Campground
Dianne: Love this campground, and camp here at least twice a year. Nice sites, most with shade, and a great ho...
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Dripping Springs Campground
Jack: Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area is in Utah - please update the description of this campsite! Th...
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Blue Jay Campground
Ivy: First come first serve. You pay cash at the entrance then have to drive around until you find an open ...
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Wildomar Campground
Small, secluded, non-reservable. . . what’s not to love? OHV-friendly Wildomar Campground offers...
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Upper San Juan Campground
Enjoy primitive camping under the oaks at Upper San Juan Campground, conveniently located just off...
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El Cariso Campground
Dexter: Came up here around Memorial Day weekend after unsuccessfully trying to get a spot up at Blue Jay. Arr...
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Falcon Group Campground
Fancy a group camping site? If you’re in the Cleveland National Forest the Falcon Group Campground is...
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Desert Tower Tent Camping

Desert Tower Tent Camping

94% Recommend – 77 Responses
Drew: Such a cool spot. I highly recommend anyone to go there. Be prepared to pack your stuff in because the...
Request book$35/night
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Brie: Ellen was a great host and very kind! if you love primitive mountain camping...this is your place! We ...
Direct book$35/night
Palomar Mountain View Ranch
Brie: Palomar Mountain View Ranch is a wonderful place to camp! Barritt was an awesome host. Beautiful views...
Direct book$30/night
Peaceful Hearts Gypsy Mountain
Kelsey: This camp is pure magic! Seriously, a pallet palace! Everything you've ever needed is at your finge...
Request book$22/night
Honey Springs Village
Stephanie: We had such an amazing time at Honey Springs Village. We loved chatting with Josef and were so glad t...
Request book$25/night
Saddle Up Ranch Retreat!

Saddle Up Ranch Retreat!

88% Recommend – 57 Responses
Ingrid: Not the best time. Our site was given away we were given a different site which was just a rock. They ...
Direct book$20/night
Wine Country Camping

Wine Country Camping

98% Recommend – 30 Responses
Holli: From the moment we arrived, we were in awe of this wonderful enchanted garden tucked away in the hills...
Request book$50/night
Natural Poolside Cabana

Natural Poolside Cabana

100% Recommend – 5 Responses
Stepfanie: Staying here was fun! I liked the decor, the host's friendly dogs, and many of the things that they bu...
Request book$30/night
Kings  Creek
Darsi: Thank you to a wonderful host in our local mountains!!! The fire pit and the full moon were spectacular!!
Direct book$25/night
Dome Asylum Sweet Orchard Spot
Kira: 💯 % amazing! This place is an Oasis within Ramona. My boyfriend and I showed up around noon and Dawn m...
Direct book$30/night
Dome Asylum Punkin Lounge
Dawn: The Dome Asylum, hippie homestead, is a geodesic domicile built in 1986.  The Dome Asylum is focused...
Direct book$30/night
Spiritual Retreat Center
Jennifer: We have ten spaces for tents. They are spaces only as we have a communal fire area, communal bathrooms...
Direct book$18/night
Camping with Rescue Animals
Eithel: Our experience with Camping with Rescue Animals was nothing short of amazing. The property is easy to ...
Direct book$50/night
Farm Sanctuary in Wine Town
Olivia: This is such a quaint site!!! Our hosts were so kind, and gave us a tour of their farm and animals. A ...
Direct book$20/night
Tecate Divide Tent Camping
Leona: Pitch your tent in one of 5 predesignated campsites that are very private and spaced among the 32...
Direct book$20/night
Dome Asylum Front Cactus Garden
Meredith: Dome Asylum is amazing! There is so much beauty in one place it's almost overwhelming but in the best ...
Direct book$30/night
Peaceful Hearts Elfin Forest
Marin: Elfin Forest at Peaceful Hearts was cute and super awesome! It's in a beautiful area of Temecula fille...
Request book$35/night
Fort Cross Camping
Brie: Jess and Doreen have an amazing space for camping! Its a peaceful and beautiful property with picnic t...
Request book$45/night
Borrego Palm Canyon Campground
Sarah: Definitely get one of the ramada sites, which includes a wood structure, a picnic table or two, and a ...
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Mountain Springs Off-Grid
Jenna: Come stay the night in an adorable little yellow off grid solar cabin. There is also plenty of room to...
Direct book$40/night