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Fry Creek Campground

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Fry Creek Campground is situated in the heart of Cleveland National Forest, uniquely located down the road from the world-famous Palomar Observatory. The fresh, clean air of the campground provides a refreshing getaway for visitors from San Diego and Los Angeles.

The observatory,…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups

Reviews

7 Reviews of Fry Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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K
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2021

Great spot!

Site 1. Slight uphill climb from the car. Nice overlooking spot. Lots of trees, bit of bugs. Weather was perfect. Spacious.

  • perfect trees for string lights
Site1
Month of VisitSeptember
m
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2021

Nice quiet campground

By quiet I mean not a lot of human noise, but the birds! So many talkative and beautiful birds to enjoy. We stayed here during the second weekend of July and while it was pretty hot, it was only about 1/3 of the way full and still very quiet. The only issue we had was the BUGS. Definitely prepare…

SiteSite 5
Month of VisitAugust
EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 29, 2021

Nice low facilities campground

Nothing fancy. Keeps the crowds away. Found a place at 5pm on Friday of Memorial Day weekend without a reservation.

Site15
Month of VisitJune

Location

Fry Creek Campground is located in California

Directions

From Los Angeles, CA: head south on I-15 Fwy, go east on Hwy 76 for approximatley 20 miles, turn left onto South Grade Rd. (S6), follow South Grade up to the top of Palomar Mountain. Once at the top, turn left to continue on South Grade Rd/ Canfield Rd. Continue for approximately 2.5 miles and turn left into Fry Creek Campground, approximatley 0.25 miles past Observatory Campground. From San Diego, CA: Head north on I-15 Fwy, go east on Hwy 76 for approximatley 20 miles, turn left onto South Grade Rd. (S6), follow South Grade up to the top of Palomar Mountain. Once at the top, turn left to continue on South Grade Rd/ Canfield Rd. Continue for approximately 2.5 miles and turn left into Fry Creek Campground, approximatley 0.25 miles past Observatory Campground.

Coordinates

33.34500082 N
116.88000018 W

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