Switzer Picnic Site
DUE TO RECENT WINTER STORMS, SOME RECREATION AREAS MAY BE INACCESSIBLE OR CLOSED. PLEASE CHECK ALERTS & NOTICES FOR ANY CLOSURES / RESTRICTIONS / OFFICE UPDATES.
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.|
|Restrictions:||Fire Restrictions are in effect. All BBQ grill fires must be put completely out before you leave the area.|
|Passes:||Adventure Pass/America the Beautiful Pass Required.|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Please call the Acton Work Center at (661) 269-2808 for current conditions and additional information.|
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
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)