We don’t know about you, but we’re sure hoping we end up in this neck of the woods. Oak Flat Campground is one of the bigger spots in this part of Angeles National Forest, and is home to deer and oak trees a’plenty. Less than an hour away from L.A., Oak Flat is a convenient oasis from the city with heaps of first-come, first-served vehicle accessible sites for your choosing.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
27 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No potable water


Offered near the campground.


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

Horseback riding

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

Off-roading (OHV)

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

Snow sports

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

Wildlife watching

Angeles has its fair share of wildlife, with the general motley crew of bears, raccoons, and mountain lions. If you’re camping ...Read more


Natural features you'll find at Oak Flat Campground.

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Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Amanda
Amanda B.
doesn't recommend this listing.
May 16th, 2021

There can be some colorful characters to put it nicely. It seems to attract people who want to do bad things. I've had a few bad experiences there. Most people keep to themselves but especially at night it starts to feel unsafe because more people start rolling around and it gets louder at night. Lots of bugs, a wasp stung our camping neighbor on the lips while he was eating a burger. We've resorted to sitting in the tent to avoid all the flies in our face. I know they just replaced the old vault toilet that was the nastiest toilet I've ever seen in my entire life and the only reason I bought a camping toilet. Now there are 3 new vault toilets but I haven't camped there since they opened those. Just...camper beware...

Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 27th, 2019

Camped here last weekend. If it hadn't been 95 degrees it would have been better, but there were some strange things happening here that had nothing to do with the heat:The couple who seemed to be on drugs yelling at each other, storming off (one on foot, one in the car) and then coming back 4 hours later, still yelling at each other; The older man who parked his Toyota Camry and then sat in it ALL AFTERNOON and then left; Or the 3 30-something men who showed up, drank a case of beer and then left. This place was weird, however, it is well maintained and there were plenty of sites. There is no running water. I would only come here again if the traffic on the 5 was stopped and I needed to rest.

Hipcamper Bob
Bob J.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 18th, 2018

It's very close to the rt 5 and you hear the traffic at night. The campground itself is pretty nice.

Hipcamper George
George C.
recommends this listing.
May 20th, 2018

We love this campground

Hipcamper Jeo A.
recommends this listing.
April 15th, 2019
Angeles National Forest
United States
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34.6° N, 118.722° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 27 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)