Fall Creek Trail Camp

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

Getting There

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.



(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.

Tuesday 05/23 0%
High 80° / Low 55°
Abundant sunshine. High around 80F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 05/24 0%
High 70° / Low 46°
Mainly sunny. High around 70F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 05/25 0%
High 60° / Low 42°
Abundant sunshine. High around 60F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 05/26 20%
High 57° / Low 42°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 57F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 05/27 0%
High 66° / Low 48°
Mainly sunny. High 66F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 05/28 0%
High 74° / Low 51°
A mainly sunny sky. High 74F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

What To Do

Hiking – There are many hiking trails throughout the area.

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