California Camping Areas

Sycamore Flats

Sycamore Flats Camping area is situated in the San Bernardino National Forest, Southern California, near the small mountain community of Wrightwood. The camping area is surrounded by stunning mountain views and a picturesque creek that runs through it. The campground is located in close proximity to several points of interest, including the Pacific Crest Trail, Mountain High Ski Resort, and the charming town of Wrightwood with its vintage shops and restaurants.

The camping area offers a variety of amenities, including picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, and potable water. The campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis and has a total of 29 campsites. Dogs are also allowed, but they must be kept on a leash.

An interesting fact about the area is that the San Bernardino National Forest is home to the largest continuous stand of Jeffrey pine trees in the world. These towering trees produce a sweet-smelling sap and are known for their unique, twisted bark.

The best time to visit Sycamore Flats Camping area is during the summer months when temperatures average around 80°F during the day and 50°F at night. The campground is closed during the winter months due to snow and unsafe road conditions. Visitors should be aware that the area is prone to thunderstorms during the summer months, which can result in flash flooding. Overall, Sycamore Flats Camping area is an excellent choice for those seeking a peaceful camping experience in a beautiful mountain setting. Get driving directions.


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