Bandido Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Bandido Campground

Closed due to Covid-19 Restrictions. 

Elevation: 5700-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 6 Group campsites can accommodate from 12 max to130 people maximum. Vault toilets. There is no piped water available. Please bring enough water for cooking, cleaning, drinking, and extinguishing campfires. 

Hiking: Access to the Silver Moccassin Trail.

Horse Corrals: There are horse corrals and hitching rails located along the perimeter of the campground.

Fees: Camping - This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777.

RV’s: Maximum RV length is 40' - No hookups.

The campground is located at an elevation of 5,700 feet amid Jeffrey Pines and scrub oak, and will accommodate groups as large as 150 campers. The fee ranges from $24 - $300 per night depending on the number of areas reserved. Area #1 is $24 per night and can accommodate up to 12 campers. Area #2 is $120 per night and can accomodate up to 60 campers. Area #3 is $60 per night and can accommodate up to 30 campers. Area #4 has a capacity of 18 campers and is $36 per night. Area #5 is $60 per night and can accommodate up to 30 campers. Maximum RV length is 40 feet. Be Bear Aware. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours:  Open seasonally from April 1 - November 15
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 or visiting
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Open Season: Spring - Fall
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. All fires must be put completely out each night and before you leave the area. Quiet hours are 10:00 pm - 6:00 am. No commercial type generators, lights, live bands, loud or amplified music or equipment allowed. Checkout time is 11:00 am. Check in time is 2 pm. Pets must be confined or on a leash. 
Closest Towns: La Canada.
Water: No Water Available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the Acton Work Center at (661) 269-2808 for the front gate combination and additional information.

General Information


From US 210 in La Canada, go 28 miles north on CA 2, then 2 miles west on the Santa Clara Divide Road (3N17).

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