Idlehour Trail Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Elevation: 2500-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 3 Hike-in campsites- picnic tables only. No FS provided fire appliances, no toilets, no 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. Pack In-Pack Out.

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.
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. Backpacking stoves and portable gas stoves only. 
Water: Stream
Restroom: No
Passes: Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass Required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please call the LA Gateway District Office at (818) 482-8937 for current conditions and additional information.

General Information

Directions: Location: Above Henninger Flat off the Mt. Wilson toll road on the Idlehour Trail.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 3 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None
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