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Safety Tip

There have been a lot of fires in the Angeles National Forest. Many homes have been endangered and threatened by these “monster fires” and some have even been complete destroyed. Please be aware of the fire danger of where you plan to go camping. Also be very cautious of your campfires and stoves which could easily start a forest fires. So be aware because no one wants to see another wild fire this year.


Popular Fall-Winter Camping Locations...

Point Mugu State Park
It is at 9000 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. This RV and tent camping is a pretty park along the ocean. Check on-line for current rates and availability. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Some of the campsites are in SycamoreCanyon, across the highway from the beach. Others are along the beach. Point Mugu State Park, located in the Santa Monica Mountains, features five miles of ocean shoreline, with rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, sand dunes, rugged hills and uplands, two major river canyons and wide grassy valleys dotted with sycamores, oaks and a few native walnuts. There are more than 70 miles of hiking trails.

Joshua Tree National Park
There are nine campgrounds in the park. There are all open year round. Six of the nine are available on a first-come first-serve basis. All of the campgrounds have tables and fire grates. There are picnic sites near the campgrounds.

Big Sur Campground
Because of Big Sur's geography that features "mountains meeting the sea," you can actually enjoy 2 different types of camping experiences along this thin strip of the very same camping trip!

Pismo State Beach
PismoState Beach offers all kinds of attractions: hiking, swimming, surfing, fishing, and digging for the famous Pismo clam. There are tree-lined dunes and the beach is popular with bird watchers. The park has the largest over-wintering colony of monarch butterflies in the U.S.

Once known as "Big Meadows" for it's fertile and open grazing land, Bridgeport California today is the hub of a year round vacation paradise. It's historical, recreational, beautiful and affordable. Enjoy a great meal at the fine community restaurants. The local merchants provide a wide variety of services and really appreciate your patronage. For more info go to


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Popular Backpacking Locations in Angeles National Forest

  • Mt. Baldy (10,064 ft)

  • Devil's Backbone (steep trail leading to Mt. Baldy)

  • Pine Mountain (9,648 ft)

  • Dawson Park (9,575 ft)

  • Mt. Baden-Powell

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