Coldbrook Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Elevation: 3350-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 22 camp sites- picnic tables, campfire rings, vault toilets. No piped water. 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.

Hiking: Access to Smith Mountain Trailhead, The East Fork Trail (Bridge to Nowhere). 

Fees: Camping - $12 per night per site, $5 for extra vehicle.

          Day use - $5 per vehicle. Adventure Pass will be honored for day use. Adventure Pass required for vehicles              parked outside the campground.

RV’s: Maximum RV length is 22' - No hookups.

Situated on the North Fork of the San Gabriel River, approximately four miles from where the river is often stocked with rainbow trout in the summer. Roughly a quarter mile from camp is the Upper Bear Creek trailhead for backpacking trips leading into the wilderness.  

At a Glance

Operational Hours:  
Campsites are first come - first served. Reserving or holding of campsites not allowed.
Fees $12/Night for single unit.  Place cash/check/money order in the envelope provided and put in the fee tube.  Payable to USDA Forest Service.
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. All fires must be put completely out each night and before you leave the area.
Water: NO DRINKING WATER. Water in the stream must be boiled or treated before drinking.
Restroom: Vault Toilets (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

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No. of Sites20 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone

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