Chilao Picnic Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Chilao Picnic Area Sign

There is currently a temporary service outage at our facility. This location is closed. Please continue to monitor this website, or contact the Acton Work Center at 661-269-2808 for details.

Elevation: 5300-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 20+ Picnic sites- picnic tables, BBQ pedestal grills, campfire rings. vault toilets, trash facilities. Piped water - due to limited water availability, please bring enough water for cooking, cleaning, drinking, and extinguishing BBQ grill fires and campfires.  

Hiking: Access to the Silver Moccasin National Recreation Trail, the Chilao Visitor Center.

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

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to critical fire danger levels till at least 9/17/21.
Operational Hours: Day use hours are 6 am to 10 pm
Reservations: Picnic sites are first come - first served. Reserving or holding of sites not allowed. 
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. All fires must be put completely out when unattended and before you leave the area.
Closest Towns: La Canada.
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass Required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the Acton Work Center at (661) 478-4987 for current conditions and additional information.

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Picnic tables
Toilets Wooden Vault
Accessible 2 sites
Drinking water Non-potable
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