Gould Mesa Campground
Elevation: 1500-Foot Elevation
Amenities: 5 Hike-in campsites- Picnic tables and campfire rings, vault toilets, trash receptacles, 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.
Hiking: Access to the Gabrielino National Recreation Trail is adjacent to the trail camp.
Equestrian: Hitching Rail (52 linear feet).
Gould Mesa Trail Camp is a hike-in campground located 2 miles from Ventura Street on the Gabrielino Trail. Being only a few miles away La Canada-Flintridge, it offers a quick-respite for the weary hiker. Those choosing to start in Altadena near the Jet Propulsion Laboratories will walk through riparian groves along a tranquil steam surrounded by steep ridges. The trek to Gould Mesa Trail Camp is 5.1 miles round trip with 300 feet of elevation change.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||Campsites are first come-first served. No reserving of campsites allowed.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets|
|Permit Info:||California Campfire Permit is Required.|
|Restrictions:||Fire Restrictions are in effect. All fires must be put completely out each night and before you leave the area.|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Please call the LA Gateway District Office at (818) 899-1900 for current conditions and additional information.|
Location: Accessible by the Gabrielino National Recreation Trail. From Interstate 210 WEST in La Canada, take Windsor Ave. Turn right on Windsor to Ventura St. and park. Take the Gabrielino Trail 2 miles to the campground. OR from Interstate 210 exit at the Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy. 2) and head north about 2 miles. Park on the right before you enter the forest and hike the dirt road 1 mile past the power substation to the campground.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||5 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|