Bear Canyon Campground
Campground is located 5 miles from Switzer's Pincic Area. Requires a 5-mile hike in (one-way) to the campground. Intermittent streams is present. Equestrian and mountain bike use not recommended.
Amenities: 3 hike-in campsites each with a designated picnic table. No toilets. No trash receptacles. Pack In-Pack Out. There is 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.)
At a Glance
|Reservations:||Campsites are first-come, first-served. Reserving or holding of sites not allowed.|
|Fees:||Adventure Pass or America the Beautiful Pass required.|
|Restrictions:||Fire Restrictions are in effect. All backpack stoves and portable gas stoves must be put completely out before you leave the area.|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Please call the LA Gateway District Office at: (818) 899-1900 for current conditions and additional information.|
From Interstate 210 in La Cañada Flintridge, exit at Angeles Crest Highway (CA-2) and drive northeast for approximately 10 miles to the Switzers Picnic Area. Take a right into the Switzers Picnic Area and follow the narrow paved road about 1/2 mile down to the lower parking lot. The trail to Bear Canyon Campground begins at the east end of the parking lot across a wooden footbridge.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||3 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|