Chilao Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

North of Mooney Mount.
Southern California

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 112

About: 5300-foot elevation. 111 campsties. Some of the toilets are accessible for visitors with disabilities. The picnic area and Visitor Center are open year-round, 1 mile north of the campground. Hiking into San Gabriel Wilderness and Pacific Crest NST. Maximum RV length 28 feet. Adventure Pass required at all trailheads. Visitor Center open Wed. - Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. except winter holidays. Be Aware of Bear Activity. No water. Little Pines Loop is open - $12 per night. Manzanita Loop is open, and Meadow Loop is closed indefinitely to protect biological and archaeological resources. Vault toilets (5 accessible for visitors with disabilities). Campsites are first come - first served. Visitor Center is closed indefinitely. Phones. RV's to 28' (one site for 36'). Pacific Crest Trail accessible from Three Points, 3 miles north of the campground on Hwy. 2. Parking available at Three Points trailhead (Interagency Pass or Adventure Pass required at trailhead). San Gabriel Wilderness area is accessible by trails at Three Points and Devil's Canyon. Devil's Canyon Trailhead is located 0.20 miles south of the Chilao Visitor Center on Hwy. 2. Mountain bikes are not allowed on the Pacific Crest Trail or in the San Gabriel Wilderness.

Usage: Light

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Yes (13)

Directions: From Interstate 210 in the city of La Canada, exit at Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2) and drive northeast for 26 miles to the signed campground on the left. Call (818) 899-1900 for current conditions and additional information.

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