Cooper Canyon Trail Camp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed


Elevation: 6300-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 5 Hike-in group campsites- picnic tables and campfire rings/klamath stoves, vault toilet (closed), no trash receptacles, no piped water available. Seasonal stream water (treat before using). However, water flow may be low or non-existent due to reduced rainfall. Please bring enough water for cooking, cleaning, drinking, and extinguishing campfires. Pack In-Pack Out.

Hiking: Access to the Pacific Crest Trail, Silver Moccasin Trail National Recreation Trail.  

Waterplay: Access to Cooper Canyon Falls.

Fees: Camping - Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass Required for vehicles parked at Burkhart Trailhead. 

          Day use - Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass Required.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to the Bobcat Fire.
Reservations: Campsites are first come - first served. Reserving or holding of sites not allowed.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. 
Permit Info: California Campfire Permit is Required.
Open Season: Year Round
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: Stream water- treat before using
Restroom: Vault Toilet- Closed
Passes: Interagency Pass or Adventure Pass required for vehicles parked at Burkhart trailhead - Buckhorn Campground.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the Acton Work Center at (661) 478-4987 for current conditions and additional information.

General Information


Location: From Interstate 210 in La Canada, exit onto the  Angeles Crest Highway (HWY 2) and drive northeast for approximately 33 miles to Cloudburst Summit. Park in the clearing to the left (north) of the highway and follow either the fire road (1.75 miles) or the Pacific Crest Trail (2.5 miles) down to Cooper Canyon Trail Camp.

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Seasonal streams only
Toilets Single SST vault toilet-Currently Closed
Parking Parking at Cloudburst Summit and Burkhart Trailhead
Tent camping
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