At this writing, Summer 2003, Crystal Lake Recreation Area is CLOSED due to recent forest fire. Those wishing to visit a visitor center should venture southeast on to Glendora Ridge Road to reach Mt. Baldy Visitor Center where general Forest information, Native American exhibits and nature studies are offered.
Coldbrook Campground has 22 campsites for tents or RVs up to 22 feet long. Piped water, tables, fire pits and vault toilets are available. Pets are permitted on leashes. Amenities: Situated on the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. The river is often stocked with rainbow trout in the summer months and about a quarter mile from camp is a trailhead for backpacking trips leading into the wilderness.
Directions from Azusa, CA: Travel 18 miles north on San Gabriel Canyon Road (Highway 39) to the campground entrance.
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