Chilao Campground sits at an elevation of 5,300 feet, giving campers majestic panoramas of nearby Vetter Lookout and Big Tujunga Canyon. The campground offers two different loops for tent camping: Little Pines and Manzanita. Each loop offers 40+ sites for camping. Manzanita is used for overflow during winter months. Little Pines is open year-roud dependent on winter and/or road conditions. Wildlife is very active in this area and campers should ensure they secure their food when site is unattended.
Amenities: 84 campsites spread out over 2 loops. Vault toilets. Piped water. Dumpsters.
Hiking: Access to the Silver Moccassin Trail
RV’s: Maximum RV length is 40' - No hookups.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||Campsites are first-come, first-served. Reserving or holding of sites not allowed.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Fees:||$12 fee covers one vehicle (8 people per site) per night, $5 for extra vehicle. 50% off discounts given for Senior or Accessible America the Beautiful Pass holders. (Adventure Pass not accepted in-lieu of camping fee.)|
|Restrictions:||Fire Restrictions are in effect. All fires must be put completely out each night and before you leave the area.|
|Closest Towns:||La Cañada Flintridge|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Please call the Acton Work Center at: (661) 269-2808 for current conditions and additional information.|
From Interstate 210 in the city of La Cañada Flintridge, exit at Angeles Crest Highway (CA-2) and drive northeast for 26 miles to the signed campground on the left.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Popular for bird viewing
|Camping trailer:||18' maximum|
|Fee charged for some activities:|