Hoegees Trail Camp is one of many hike-in primitive campgrounds in the San Gabriel Mountains north of Los Angeles. The campground is located in the tree covered Santa Anita Canyon alongside a small flowing creek. small, primitive campground with only 5 campsites near LA in the Angeles National Forest. Hoegees Trail Camp is a hike-in campground that is managed by the Forest Service. Getting to the campground requires hiking in on the Upper Winter Creek Trail for about 2 miles.

All of the campsites at Hoegees 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 Hoegees 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.

Hoegees Trail Camp Features

Campground Type: Primitive
Number of Campsites: 14 Campsites
Cost: No Fee
Use Level: Medium – High
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
Other:

Getting There

Address:
Geo Coordinates:
34.207777, -118.033333
Nearest City/Town: Arcadia, California
Elevation: 2500 Feet
Location: Los Angeles County, California
Paved Road Access: None
Proximity to Stores: Store located 20 miles away in Arcadia
Directions: From I-210 in Arcadia, exit at Santa Anita Ave. and go north 6 miles to the Chantry Flat Picnic Area. Hike in approximately 2 miles, via the Upper Winter Creek Trail.

Connect

Phone:

(626) 574-1613

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

When To Go

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

Clear
Tuesday 09/19 10%
High 64° / Low 49°
Clear
Partly cloudy. High 64F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Wednesday 09/20 10%
High 66° / Low 48°
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 66F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Thursday 09/21 40%
High 59° / Low 44°
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with showers. High 59F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Clear
Friday 09/22 10%
High 62° / Low 44°
Clear
Plentiful sunshine. High 62F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Saturday 09/23 0%
High 66° / Low 47°
Clear
Sunny. High 66F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Sunday 09/24 0%
High 71° / Low 49°
Clear
Sunny skies. High 71F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

What To Do

Hiking – There are many hiking trails throughout the area.

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