Jackson Flats is a group camping facility located next to beautiful Grassy Hollow Visitor Center, which holds numerous nature programs, hikes and activities on Saturdays during the summer. The peaceful setting, in the Angeles National Forest, is a short drive northeast of the bustling Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Each tent-only site is located about 600 feet from the centrally-located parking area near the campground entrance. Campers may drive into the campsites only to unload/load their gear to their site. Vehicles may not park in campsites.
Each site is equipped with large picnic tables, a campfire circle, grills and bear-proof food storage lockers. There is no drinking water on site. Please bring all the drinking water you will need for your stay.
Fire restrictions may be enforced due to dry conditions.
Gate must be locked after entrances and exits.
Due to parking constraints, no additional vehicles are allowed.
If you will be arriving more than more than 24 hours after the start of your reservation, you must contact the campground at (760)316-7828 or your reservation will be cancelled
Check-in Time:02:00 PM; Check-out Time:11:00 AM
Water on site is non-potable. Bring all your own drinking water.
At an elevation 7,500 feet, Jackson Flats sits in grassy spaces among groves of pine and fir trees, with average summer daytime temperatures in the low 80s. Nights are cool.
In Angeles National Forest, vegetation ranges from chaparral and oak at lower elevations to pine forests at higher altitudes. Elevations range from 1,200 to 10,000 feet.
The endangered California condor inhabits the forest. The Least Bells vireo and the Southwestern Willow flycatcher are two migratory birds that visitors enjoy spotting in the area. Other local inhabitants include the Arroyo toad, mountain yellow-legged frog, the mountain lion and the two-striped garter snake.
Campers can enjoy hiking, biking and relaxing in the shade. A few short trails loop around the campground and a connector trail leads to the Pacific Crest Trail. The trail stretches from Mexico through California, Oregon and Washington.
Additionally, the Angeles National Forest boasts 557 miles of hiking and equestrian trails. All trails, excluding the Pacific Crest Trail, allow mountain biking as well.
For campground inquiries, please call: 760-249-3526
From Wrightwood, turn left onto CA-2 W/Angeles Crest Highway and go 6.1 miles. Look for signs and turn right. Drive 1.2 miles past Grassy Hollow Visitor Center and into the campground.