Jackson Flat Group Campground

Area Status: Closed

The Jackson Flat Group Campground is currently CLOSED until further notice.

When open...

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: 

This campground is at 7500-feet in elevation. Walk in about 200 yards to 5 group tent areas, which accomodate 40-50 people each. Picnicking at nearby Jackson Lake. A spur trail connects to the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. This campground is set among groves of pine and fir trees at an elevation of 7,500 feet, and accommodates only walk-in tent campers. Parking is limited and carpooling is recommended. Jackson Flat has 5 group sites with a total capacity of 180 persons. Sites 1, 2 and 3 have a maximum capacity of 40 persons. Sites 4 and 5 have a maximum capacity of 30 persons. Site 1 is the most secluded with Site 2 having the most land space. Sites 3, 4 and 5 are situated close together for larger groups. An observation deck and two nature trails are located within the campground. A trail to Jackson Lake leads from the campground for those who prefer a lengthier hike The campground is available on a reservation basis only and is operated by concessionaires.

Reservations may be made by contacting the Recreation.gov at (877) 444-6777 or TDD (877) 833-6777 or via www.recreation.gov. For more site-specific information concerning the campground, call the concessioner at Mountain High Resort at 1-888-754-7878. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open from late April/early May to last weekend in September, weather-permitting. Closed for the winter months.
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or visiting https://www.recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Parking
Open Season: Late April/early May
Usage: Heavy
Water: Water Available
Restroom: Portable Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For additional information contact the concessionaire at Mountain High Resort (888) 754-7878.

General Information

Directions: Located north of State Highway 2 approximately 8 miles west of Wrightwood, CA and one mile beyond a locked gate at Grassy Hollow Visitor Center and picnic area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Group Camping

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Interpretive Areas



Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation :