Guffy Campground

Area Status: Open
Campground Site Sign

General Camping Info: Find helpful guidance and tips for an enjoyable trip to the forest!

Know Fire & Other Restrictions Before You Go!: These conditions can affect your entire trip. For example, Extreme and Critical fire use restrictions mean no campfires and no portable cooking systems/stoves. Bring cold food and no S'mores. 

Be Bear Aware!: Bear safety is critical, for the safety of your group and/or you, as well as our bears. Help keep bears wild by following these tips. 

Overview of Site: 

Guffy Campground is open year-round. However, it is hike-in only from early- to mid-November to late-April through early-May due to seasonal closures of Blue Ridge Road (Forest Service Road 3N06).

Guffy Campground is located 6 miles from Inspiration Point and Angeles Crest Highway (CA-2) and 3 miles from Blue Ridge Campground. 

Elevation: 8,300-feet in elevation

Amenities: Six campsites with picnic tables and campfire rings. Vault toilets. No water available. Please bring enough water for cooking, cleaning, drinking, and extinguishing campfires.

Hiking: Access to the Pacific Crest Trail

Fees: Camping - Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass required

          Day-use - Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass required


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hike in only at this time
Operational Hours: Open year-round, but gate at Inspiration Point is closed seasonally to vehicles during the winter months.
Reservations: Campsites are first come - first served. Reserving or holding of sites not allowed.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. 
Permit Info: A California Campfire Permit is required. 
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: See current fire restrictions.
Closest Towns: Wrightwood.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Adventure Pass/Interagency Pass required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the Acton Work Center at (661) 269-2808 or the Big Pines Visitor Center at (760) 249-3504 for current conditions and additional information. For other office info, visit Information & Pass Sales.

General Information

Directions: Located on Blue Ridge Road 6 miles from the intersection of Blue Ridge Rd. and Angeles Crest Highway (the intersection is 1.5 miles west of Big Pines). The road into the campground is a rough dirt road - after the first 5 miles a four-wheel drive is required.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

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



Picnic tables: 8 available
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities:
Toilets: Wooden Vault

Recreation Areas

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