Switzer Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Elevation: 3300-Foot Elevation

Amenities: 26 Picnic sites- picnic tables, BBQ pedestal grills, 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 and drinking and extinguishing BBQ grill fires. 

Waterplay: Access to Arroyo Seco creek.

Hiking: Access to the Gabrielino National Recreation Trail, View of Switzer's Falls.

Fees: Day use - Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass Required.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day use hours are 6 am to 10 pm. 
Reservations: Picnic sites are first come - first served. Reserving or holding of sites not allowed. 
Fees Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. 
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Fire Restrictions are in effect. All BBQ grill fires must be put completely out before you leave the area.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
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.

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