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Meadow Group Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

Meadow Group Campground is located off State Highway 2 between the Manzanita Loop of the Chilao Campground and the Chilao Ranger Station, 26 miles north of the 210 Freeway in La Canada, California.

The campground offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities within the beautiful…

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 30 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Reviews

5 Reviews of Meadow Group Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Jessica P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2020

Great group campground

Lots of space in each campsite, good for big events. This campsite is next to the rangers station, has running water which is a plus always. This place looks amazing when the sun is going down. This place does get crowded in the weekend but if it’s not available there is always the other camps on…

K
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2019

Perfect for class campout

We camped here with my son’s elementary school class and it was perfect. We rented both sites, but ended up using only site 2 as it held more people and is closer to the toilets. 

There is a good amount of flattish space to put tents, several fire rings making it easy to secure yourself away…

Month of VisitMay
Jessica C.
Reviewed May. 3, 2018

1st Time Campers Workshop

April 2, 2018

I hosted a Girls Who Hike LA 2nd annual 1st time campers workshop where I taught girls

To camp for the first time. This place was a great choice. The scenery was beautiful and the space was great for all 15 of us. I was also able to reserve this space which was ideal for me. The…

SiteMeadow Group Campground
Month of VisitMay

Location

Meadow Group Campground is located in California

Directions

From the Los Angeles basin side of the San Gabriel Mountains: drive to La Canada via the I-210 (Foothill Freeway) to the State Highway 2 (Angeles Crest Highway) exit. Turn north towards the mountains. Stay on State Highway 2 for 25.6 miles to the lower Chilao Road (Forest Service Road 3N21); turn left onto lower Chilao Road. Proceed west 1.5 miles to the entrance gate on your left. Use the combination you obtained when confirming your reservation to open the gate.

Coordinates

34.32388858 N
118.01777755 W

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About This Campground

Meadow Group Campground is located off State Highway 2 between the Manzanita Loop of the Chilao Campground and the Chilao Ranger Station, 26 miles north of the 210 Freeway in La Canada, California.

The campground offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities within the beautiful Angeles National Forest.

Recreation

This campground is 1.5 miles from the San Gabriel Wilderness- where hiking and equestrian use is permitted. In addition, there are also hiking, biking and equestrian trails nearby. The Chilao Visitor Center is located 1.5 miles east of the campground. It offers exhibits and information about the area, campfire programs and excellent bird watching opportunities, including ten species of woodpeckers.

Facilities

The campground will accommodate two groups. Area 1 accommodates up to 24 people and has three picnic tables and fire rings, one water spigot, and an animal resistant dumpster. Area 2 can accommodate up to 80 people and has ten picnic tables and fire rings, two water spigots, a water fountain, and an animal resistant dumpster. Flush toilets are available, but are shared by both groups.

Natural Features

The Meadow Group Campground is located within the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, which is bordered by the Los Angeles Basin on the south, the San Gabriel Wilderness Area on the east, the San Gabriel Mountains on the north, and the junction of Interstate 5 and Highway 14 on the west. The campground is at an elevation of 5,300 feet amid Coulter pines, scrub oaks and grasslands. Visitors might see birds and squirrels along the nature trails, and the area is particularly known for its variety of woodpeckers.

Nearby Attractions

State Route 2, the Angeles Crest Scenic Byway, is a National Forest Scenic Highway. The highway, as it winds along the San Gabriel Mountains, offers spectacular views of nearby peaks and valleys.

Several vista points along the road offer the traveler expansive views of the Mojave Desert, the San Gabriel Mountains, and the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys.

ADA Access: N

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