Camping in California

rivkadrApril 17, 2007

Does anyone have any recommendations for places to go camping that are within a 3 hour drive of Orange County? Sequoia NP is about 5 hours away (so a little too far away), and I'm not that familiar with what else is around. Los Angeles NP seems like it might be too crowded. I'd prefer mountain/woods camping, if possible.

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trekker

Get out a map of CA and check the CA state parks website.
http://www.parks.ca.gov/

Be sure to call park rangers to get current information about facilities and so on.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2007 at 12:00AM
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jules_y2kok

there is a camping place abouve azuza ave not far at all about 45 min
also lake cachuma thats in santa barba silver wood,thats in san bernadino,also lake piru thats by magic mt..in valencia

i know my spelling is bad
good luck

    Bookmark   May 21, 2007 at 3:07PM
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naughtykitty

This past weekend I camped at Vail Lake resort, which is out by Temecula. It was nice (toilets, showers, close enough to town if you forgot something). Also, the Temecula wineries are close. It is a little more "desert-y" than mountains and forests, but it was really nice.

Here is a link that might be useful: Vail Lake

    Bookmark   June 5, 2007 at 12:02PM
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mariend

If you are still looking, call the state parks. One really great one near San Juan Capastrona.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2007 at 5:23PM
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