California Camping Areas

Tomhead Saddle

Tomhead Saddle camping area is located in the mountains of Southern California and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding San Bernardino National Forest. The area is known for its stunning sunsets and starry night skies.

There are several nearby points of interest, including hiking trails, fishing spots, and picnic areas. The Big Bear Lake and Arrowhead Lake are also located nearby, providing opportunities for water activities.

The campground amenities include fire pits, picnic tables, and vault toilets. There are no shower facilities available. The campground operates on a first-come, first-serve basis, and there are 12 campsites available.

An interesting fact about the area is that it was once a popular spot for gold prospectors in the 1800s. Today, visitors can still find remnants of old mining equipment and artifacts scattered throughout the woods.

The best time of year to visit Tomhead Saddle camping area is during the summer months when temperatures average around 80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 50 degrees Fahrenheit at night. However, visitors should be prepared for cooler temperatures at higher elevations. Get driving directions.


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