Valley Forge Trail Camp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Administratively Closed: Toilets and Trash Aren't Being Serviced on a Regular Basis

3,500-foot elevation. 6 trailside group campsites for hikers, bicyclists or equestrian use. Closed to motor vehicles. Campsites are first come - first served. Campfire Permit is required, and may be obtained online or at any Forest Service office. Stream water (treat before using). However, water flow may be low or non-existent due to reduced rainfall. Interagency Pass or Adventure Pass required for vehicles parked at developed recreation sites. Be Bear Aware.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: First come - first served basis. Campfire rings are provided. A CA campfire permit is required to operate backpack stove or equivalent heating device.
Reservations: Reservations or holding of campsites is not allowed. Campsites are on a first come, first served basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Pets must be confined or on a leash. 
Water: Stream
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Interstate 210 in La Canada, exit at Angeles Crest Hwy. (Hwy. 2) and drive north 14 miles to the Red Box Saddle. Hike in, following the signs, 3.5 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 6 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Horse Riding & Camping

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Stream water- treat before using
Toilets Vault toilets
Tent camping
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