Idlehour Trail Camp (Hike-in Campground)
DUE TO RECENT WINTER STORMS, SOME RECREATION AREAS MAY BE INACCESSIBLE OR CLOSED. PLEASE CHECK ALERTS & NOTICES FOR ANY CLOSURES / RESTRICTIONS / OFFICE UPDATES.
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:
Amenities: 3 hike-in campsites- picnic tables only. No FS provided fire appliances, no toilets, no trash receptacles, no piped water available. No water. Please bring enough water for cooking, cleaning, drinking, and extinguishing campfires. Pack it in - Pack it out!
Equestian: One hitching rail, no water
Hiking: Access to the Idlehour Trail and Mt. Wilson Toll Road
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Year round.|
|Reservations:||Campsites are first come-first served. No reserving or holding of campsites allowed.|
|Fees:||Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass required.|
|Permit Info:||California Campfire Permit Required.|
|Restrictions:||See current fire restrictions.|
|Passes:||Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass required. Information & Pass Sales|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Please call the LA Gateway District Office at (818) 899-1900 for current conditions and additional information. For more office info, visit Information & Pass Sales.|
General InformationDirections: Location: Above Henninger Flat off the Mt. Wilson toll road on the Idlehour Trail.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||3 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
Alerts & Warnings
- NEW! Office Updates - Need Info or Passes?
- Forest Service Road Closures
- Additional Damage to Roads/Trails Due to Tropical Storm Hilary
- Fire Danger: HIGH
- Temporary Closures (Bobcat Fire)
- Driving to the Forest?
- Advisory: Hiking at High Elevations
- Planning to Camp? (Stay Limits & Dispersed Camping Restrictions)