Horse Flats Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Horse Flats Site #5

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Elevation: 5600-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 26 Campsites- Picnic tables and campfire rings, vault toilets, no piped water available.          

Bouldering: Rock climbing is a 1-mile hike to the top of  Mt. Hillyer. 

Hiking: The Silver Moccasin Trail is just a short walk away located at the southwest side of the campground. 

Horse Corrals: There are (4) horse corrals and several hitching posts located at the west side of the campground.

Fees: Camping - $12 per night per site, $5 for extra vehicle. Campsites are first come-first served. No reserving of campsites allowed.

          Day use - Same as the camping fee. Adventure Pass required for vehicles parked outside the campground

RV’s: Maximum RV length is 20 feet - no hookups

Horse Flats Campground offers 26 campsites with plentiful shade options at a lofty 5000-foot elevation. It also has accessible hiking opportunities such as the Silver Moccasin National Recreation Trail, some excellent areas for mountain bikers, and, as the name implies, equestrian resources that include four corrals and several more hitching posts.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Reservations: Campsites are first come - first served. Reservations or holding of campsites not allowed.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Camping - $12 per night per site, $5 for extra vehicle.  Day use - $5 per vehicle. Adventure Pass/Interagency Pass will be honored for day use. Adventure Pass/Interagency Pass required for vehicles parked outside the campground $12 per night
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. All fires must be put completely out each night and before you leave the area.
Closest Towns: La Canada.
Water: No Water Available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Adventure & Interagency Passes are not accepted in-lieu of the $12 fee.  Interagency Senior and Access Passes entitle the cardholder to 1/2 price on the camping fee.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the Acton Work Center at (661) 269-2808 for current conditions and additional information.

General Information


Location: From Interstate 210 in La Canada, exit at Angeles Crest Highway. (Hwy. 2) and drive 29 miles to the intersection with the Santa Clara Divide Rd. (3N17) at Three Points (watch for the sign). Turn to the south and drive 3 miles to the campground.

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Camping trailer 20' maximum
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Toilets 3- 2 seat vault toilets
Fee charged for some activities $12
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