Corral Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open

Corral Canyon Campground

Trail Views


***Campground is closed until To Be Determined, 2024. The campground is getting a new bathroom installed.***



NO campfires or open flames allowed anywhere in the Corral Canyon OHV Area including the campgrounds.

Forest Order NO. 02-22-12


USFS approved Spark Arresters are required year round.

Green sticker riding season is year round.

Red sticker riding season is October 1 - April 30. (This also applies to OHVs that are registered out of state.)




Allowed only within designated fire rings.

Campfires are not allowed when elevated fire restrictions are in effect. Please see our current fire restrictions page for more details.


Federal Recreational Lands Pass/Adventure Pass Required

(NO CASH accepted)

Hike/Ride Time




Best Seasons

Spring, Winter


Off the I-8 at Buckman Springs Rd. Turn right on Buckman Springs rd. to Morena Stokes Valley rd, travel 10 miles to reach Four Corners Staging area and continue to the campground

Ranger District

Descanso Ranger District - (619) 445-6235


Corral Canyon Campground is located within the Corral Canyon OHV Area and provides a secluded camping opportunity for those using the surrounding trails. Campsites are nestled amongst an Oak grove with views of chaparral and desert for miles. Trails can be accessed from just outside of the campground, linking many to the greater OHV Area for more options. 

20 sites are available and OHV use is allowed with a Green Sticker (required). Please note that there is no potable water in the campground or within the local Corral Canyon and Bear Valley area.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: First-come, first-serve. Valid federal lands passes are required for camping.
Reservations: No reservations. First come, first serve.  
Fees: Federal Recreational Lands Pass/Adventure Pass Required: To purchase a pass for this location visit a Cleveland National Forest office, find a local Adventure Pass vendor or purchase online at (NO CASH accepted)
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Vehicles 27 ft. max.
Closest Towns: Pine Valley, CA
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Wood or charcoal fires are allowed within campfire rings, although fires not allowed when elevated fire restrictions are in effect. Please see our current fire restrictions page for more details.

No. of Sites 20 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

Day Hiking

OHV Camping


Related Information

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