Gobbler's Knob Yellow Post Sites

Area Status: Open
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These remote camping sites offer isolated scenic locations ideal for tent and car camping or a relaxing picnic far from the crowds. Other than a pit for campfires, these sites do NOT contain the amenities found at developed campgrounds. There is no water, no picnic tables, no restrooms nearby, and no trash containers. Please Pack It In - Pack It Out & Leave No Trace!

Campfire permits are required for any type of fire use - campfires, charcoal BBQ's, or stoves. Campfires may not be allowed certain times of the year. See Current Conditions below or call the Lytle Creek Ranger Station (909-382-2851).

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Sites 14 and 16 offer easy access to the well-known Pacific Crest Trail that stretches from the Mexican border up to Canada.

Yellow Post Sites are reached via forest roads 3N06 and 3N33, or 3N31. Please refer to the Yellow-post site map available by clicking on this link or for free at the Lytle Creek Ranger Station.

High-clearance vehicles are recommended for reaching all sites. Four-wheel drive vehicles may also be required.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Icy conditions make the roads to these sites very difficult to drive in winter months. Visitors using vehicles should take extreme caution.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-served.
Fees: Forest Adventure Passes are not required at these locations
Permit Info: Valid California Campfire Permit required for use of fire ring and or gas / propane stoves and lanterns. Subject to current fire restrictions
  • 8 persons maximum. 2 vehicles maximum.
  • Avoid parking on grasses and vegetation at all times.
  • Yellow post campsites have a 14 day camping limit.
Pack It In/Pack It OutPack out what you pack in and Leave No Trace!
Water: None
Restroom: None
Information Center:
Front Country Ranger District
1209 Lytle Creek Road
Lytle Creek, CA 92358
1-909-382-2851 Thursday thru Monday. (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)


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