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Big Buck Trail Campground

Elevation: 5,500 Feet (1714.5 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 5 Campsites
Phone Number: 661-296-9710
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Big Buck Trail Campground is a Pacific Crest Trail camp featuring 5 sites, benches, and fire rings. Stream water available (treat before using), however, water flow may be low or nonexistent due to reduced rainfall. No toilets. Campsites are first-come, first-served. Adventure Pass required for vehicles parked at trailhead.

Directions from Pasadena, CA: Located on the Pacific Crest Trail between Mt. Gleason and Mill Creek Summit. Take the trail west from Mill Summit (off the Angeles Forest Highway) about 6 miles, or drive 5 miles west on the Santa Clara Divide Road and hike in.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: March through November .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Trailhead Parking Call for Current Fee Adventure Pass required for ve

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ICON Backpacking PCT
ICON Camping Big Buck Trail Campground
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Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543


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