Fall Creek Trail Camp is a primitive tree-covered campground in Angeles National Forest northwest of the City of Los Angeles. There are 14 campsites at Fall Creek Trail Camp, on a large hill over looking Big Tujunga Creek. The campground is a hike-in campground that is managed by the Forest Service. This campground is frequently closed by fire, threat of fire, road & trail wash outs, etc. Be sure to check current conditions.

All of the campsites at Fall Creek Trail Camp offer picnic tables and fire rings. A vault toilet is available. There is no piped drinking water available, however there is a small seasonal stream that flows alongside the campground, with water that can be filtered for drinking. However, the stream often runs dry during periods of low rainfall; be sure to bring plenty of water with you. You must pack all trash out. Reservations are not accepted, all campsites are available on a first-come/first-served basis.

While there is no fee to camp at Fall Creek Trail Camp, you will need to buy an Adventure Pass to park at the trailhead. Passes are not sold at the trail head an must be purchased in advance from a retailer. You will also need a free California Campfire Permit to have any open flame, including stoves, at the campground. The Campfire Permit can be obtained from any Forest Service ranger station of office, or online.

Fall Creek Trail Camp Features

Campground Type: Primitive
Number of Campsites: 14 Campsites
Cost: No Fee
Use Level: Low
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Fire Rings: Yes
Drinking Water: None
Toilets: Vault Toilet
Showers: None
Trash/Dumpsters: None – Pack it out
Hiking Access: Yes
Beach/Lake Access: None
RV/Trailer Length: Not RV Accessible
RV/Trailer Amenities: None
Cell Phone Service: None
Wifi: None
Operating Season: Campground open year-round
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Getting There

Address:
Geo Coordinates:
34.305358, -118.159501
Nearest City/Town: La Canada Flintridge, California
Elevation: 2500 Feet
Location: Los Angeles County, California
Paved Road Access: None
Proximity to Stores: Store located 17 miles away in La Canada Flintridge
Directions: Located off Angeles Forest Highway (County N-3) 4.5 miles south of the Monte Cristo Campground, hike in via Fall Creek Rd. 1.5 miles or Fall Creek Trail 3 miles.

Connect

Phone:

(626) 574-1613

Web: Fall Creek Trail Camp – Angeles National Forest
Reservations: Not Accepted – First-come/first-served

When To Go

Spring & Early Summer – The best time to go to Fall Creek Trail Camp is in the Spring & Early Summer. The weather will not be too cold or too hot during these times.

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Wednesday 10/18 0%
High 76° / Low 51°
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Plentiful sunshine. High 76F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Thursday 10/19 0%
High 69° / Low 48°
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Sunny skies. High 69F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Friday 10/20 0%
High 63° / Low 44°
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Sun and a few passing clouds. High 63F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
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Saturday 10/21 0%
High 74° / Low 53°
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A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High 74F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunday 10/22 0%
High 83° / Low 58°
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A mainly sunny sky. High 83F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Monday 10/23 0%
High 85° / Low 58°
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A mainly sunny sky. High near 85F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

What To Do

Hiking – There are many hiking trails throughout the area.

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