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Most Recent South Gate Camping Reviews

Good backpacking camping spot. There is usually a stream for filtering water. Plenty of sites for camping.  Usually quiet when not too many people around. There was a loud group when we were there once since it is a doable hike from Red Box Junction. Trail leading to the camp can also be filled with downed trees. Takes a little climbing and going around obstacles but not too bad. Pit toilets.

Awesome campground

Best place in angeles forest for a great weekemd getaway. First come first serve. 2 loop campgrounds either one is good. Great view all around. Definitely will return..

Nice resort, well maintained

Very well maintained campground. The spots are groomed and clean when you come in. Great Long Beach location, a nice bike ride along the beach to Naples and the Queen Mary. Highly recommended.

Great campground close to beach

Sycamore campground in Mugu State Park is a great campground close to the beach with large spots to park your trailer and car.

The only downside is that there are no hookups so this is boondocking at its best.

Bees everywhere

Camped here last year in September. Close and convenient campground however would not return. Noisy at night. When we were cooking meals, dozen of bees would swarm around our food. We had to cook and eat quickly for the bees to go away. There was plenty of shade under the trees. There are small trails near the campground as well. The lake was more of a mucky and algae filled pond. But was a decent trail around with the dog. First camping trip for the doggie and she got pretty scared of the wolves howling at night. Not an outdoorsy doggie.

Nice open spots. Clean bathrooms.

Great TT park. Only negative is the trains!

Beautiful location. Great amenities.

Gorgeous little lagoon off the bay. Even the furthest sites were only a five minute walk to the water while carrying our kayaks and paddle boards. Decent bathrooms. Nice market, snack shack and bar.

Sycamore canyon

We stayed here for the weekend in site 50. This was a great campsite! On the end and very secluded. A very short walk to a nice beach. It was not crowded, and most neighbors were respectful, except for the newbies running their generator at all hours! I like this place because you get the woods feeling in the campground, but walk 5 minutes and you are on the beach. Will definitely return soon.

Nice size sites

We visited here last weekend. Had reservations for site 30, which was nice. However, very loud inconsiderate neighbors. They had a huge clan of screaming children and barking dogs. Plus they ran their generator during quiet hours. We walked around the park on day 2 and saw a lot of open sites, and requested to be moved if possible. While the person at the kiosk did let us move, she was not friendly about it, and in fact was quite rude. She said they have every right to be loud in a public place. What about our right to enjoy nature in peace? If I went to a movie theater, a public place, people do not have the right to be loud and ruin my experience, right? Beware of L. Albers, she is not nice. In any case, we moved to site 118, which was beautiful, and quiet. The sites are all pretty big, and are spread out. A bit of a long walk to the beach, but we didn’t have kids, so it was ok. I would go back.

Not too far out of the way

A bit cramped, but close to much of LA.  Far enough to see starry skies, and get some peace.  Clean bathrooms, and friendly staff.  Will go again.