The Guide to Camping Sites Near Los Angeles

Photo courtesy of Saddleback Butte State Park, Facebook

For many visitors, a trip to Los Angeles isn’t complete without experiencing the natural beauty that surrounds the city. Whether your hotel is in Downtown L.A. or at the beach, there are numerous L.A. County and California State Parks located a short drive away. From spectacular coastal settings to rugged mountains and otherworldly desert landscapes, these parks offer a wide range of daytime activities and options for camping overnight. Read on and find out more about camping sites near Los Angeles.

To make online reservations at L.A. County Parks, use the Activities Reservation & Registration System (LACARRS). This system allows you to reserve and/or register for County services and programs, including RV Park, camping, picnic, facilities, and rooms. Online reservations for California State Parks can be made via individual links at Reserve America, included in the following guide.

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10700 West Escondido Canyon Road
91390 Santa Clarita, CA
35000 W Pacific Coast Hwy
90265 Malibu, CA
1925 Las Virgenes Rd.
91302 Calabasas, CA
9000 W. Pacific Coast Highway
90265 Malibu, CA
6550 North Stephens Ranch Road
91750 La Verne, CA
15501 East Arrow Highway
91706 Baldwin Park, CA
32132 Castaic Lake Drive
91384 Castaic, CA
120 Via Verde Park Road
91773 San Dimas, CA
19152 Placerita Canyon Road
91231 Newhall, CA