Just down the road from Jackson Lake, set up camp among shady trees and fresh breezes at Peavine Campground. One of the few spots near the lake with running water, this spot is perfect if you’re in the mood for some back-to-basics camping that still isn’t totally primitive. Hiking is just around the corner if you’re looking to escape into the wilderness.

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


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 Peavine Campground.

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Irl S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
April 23rd, 2018

Just four basic sites tucked in a little hollow right against the road. It's free, if you have a $30 a year Forest Adventure Pass. Single water spigot and one only semi-disgusting pit toilet shared by all sites. Along with neighboring Appletree campground, it is open year round, so good if you want to get some off-season camping in. Water may not always be available due to freezes though. The road is fairly quiet at night, so not a big bother, but weekend days are busy with sportscars and motorcycles, so keep an eye on your kids.

Free sadly means the civility level of your neighbors may be pretty low. Had to put up with low lifes partying past midnight here.

Hipcamper Irl S.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
April 23rd, 2018
Angeles National Forest
United States
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34.39° N, 117.719° W
Tent / Van: 4 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)