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Mcgill Campground And Group Campground

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About This Campground

Los Padres National Forest

Escape from the city to the remote and beautiful McGill Campground. The campground, bursting with views of mountains and valleys, is an ideal base for several biking and hiking trails.

A dense stand of Jeffrey pine and ponderosa pine shade the campground and each campsite is nicely…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Fair
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups

Reviews

10 Reviews of Mcgill Campground And Group Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 7
LThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2021

Serene forest camping

This is a beautiful, relaxing and tranquil campground. Most sites were spread out enough for privacy. Camp neighbors were respectful. We were in site 30 which was incredibly spacious. There were a couple flat spots big enough for our large tent. The weather in middle of October was chilly but…

Site30
Month of VisitNovember
K
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2021

Epic Sunrises & Mountain Views

Our moto-escape from L.A. to McGill Campground in Frazier Park/ Pine Mountain was absolutely perfect. Coming from the south, we took the back way through Ojai, up the 150 and 33 over to Lockwood Valley Road and then Cuddy Valley Road. The fresh air and cooler temps were a welcome exchange to our…

  • Gorgeous sunrise over our site, Loop 3, #56
  • Flat, shaded surface for tent right in front of the mountainside (Loop 3, #56)
  • Second choice to #56 would be this - Loop 3, Spot #55
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SiteLoop 3, Spot #56
Month of VisitJuly
R
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2021

Camping in the woods

It’s a huge park, lots of spots. We went during the week and it was empty, quiet and peacefully. Stayed at the weekend camp hosts spot and it was perfect!

Site25
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Mcgill Campground And Group Campground is located in California

Directions

From Los Angeles: Take I-5 north past the Gorman exit to Frazier Mountain Park Road exit. Go west on Frazier Mountain Park Road for 7 miles to the intersection of Lockwood Valley Rd. Keep right and proceed on Cuddy Valley Road. Continue 5 miles to the "Y" in the road and veer left. Proceed 5 more miles past the first snow gate to the second snow gate. McGill Campground entrance is on the right side of the road.

Coordinates

34.81555508 N
119.09833367 W

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About This Campground

Escape from the city to the remote and beautiful McGill Campground. The campground, bursting with views of mountains and valleys, is an ideal base for several biking and hiking trails.

A dense stand of Jeffrey pine and ponderosa pine shade the campground and each campsite is nicely spaced.

Recreation

Explore the area along the accessible Exploration Trail, Mount Pinos Trail and McGill Campground Trail. McGill is for hiking and biking and meanders along 3.7 miles of scenery.

Facilities

McGill has two group campsites, each having a central barbeque and gathering area. Group Camp 1 has parking for 13 vehicles, Group Camp 2 has parking for 10 vehicles. There are 73 individual campsites. Each individual campsite offers a picnic table and campfire ring.

Natural Features

McGill Campground sits in a mixed tall pine forest in the Pinos Mountains, at an altitude of 7,300 feet, just over an hour's drive from the campground. It is quiet and serene landscape with terrific views of the valleys below.

Nearby Attractions

Head out on the Jacinto Reyes National Scenic Byway, which travels past breathtaking cliffs, rock formations and lush riparian areas.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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