Little Jimmy Trail Camp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Little Jimmy Sign

This site not regularly maintained. Currently NO toilet facilities at this site.

Just above Crystal Lake lies Little Jimmy trail camp. A backcountry hike-in only campground nestled just 2 miles off the Angeles Crest Highway. It features 7 first-come, first-served sites with fire rings, vault toilets, and vintage backcountry ovens. After parking your vehicle at Islip Saddle, cross the highway and begin hiking for 2 miles up the switchbacks until you reach Little Jimmy Campground on your right.

Popular with Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, this scenic spot offers a chance to get away from established campgrounds and live amongst the Coulter Pines and Big Doug Firs. Campers turned hikers have easy access to hop on the legendary Pacific Crest Trail which runs through the camp. 

There is no fee to camp here other than an Adventure pass for your parking. In the summertime, bears can be common visitors, so it please secure your food in provided bear boxes or bring your own bear canisters. As always, make sure you follow the "Leave No Trace" principles and pack everything in and out!

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The toilets will be closed to the public beginning Monday, Oct 28, 2019, as they are slated to be removed and replaced by the week of November 11, 2019. First come - first served basis. Campfire rings are provided. A CA campfire permit is required to operate backpack stove or equivalent heating device.
Operational Hours: Open Year-Round
Reservations: First-Come-First-Served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Free. Adventure or Interagency Pass required to park at Islip Saddle.
Usage: Medium

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