About Shady Cove Group Campground
Shady Cove Group Campground is a beautiful place to camp within the Childrens National Forest. It provides access to numerous trails and a lookout tower, with a climbing area nearby. The Childrens Forest was burned in a devastating wildfire and was rebuilt with the help of area children. Natural Features: The campground is easily accessible, just off a paved road, and has forested tent campsites. It is situated in the mountains of Southern California at an elevation of about 6,000 feet. Recreation: Hiking, biking and birding are popular activities. Many trails begin near the campground, including The Trail of the Phoenix. It is a short, paved interpretive trail that begins at the entrance to the Childrens National Forest, which is about three miles from the campground. Facilities: The campground offers three group sites, one of which is accessible, for tent. Each site can accommodate up to 30 people and eight vehicles. Each site is equipped with picnic tables, pedestal grills and a campfire circle. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Nearby Attractions: Arrowbear Lake is about five miles from the campground, where rainbow trout are stocked annually in the spring. The lake is adjacent to the community of Running Springs, which offers a variety of dining and shopping options, as well a grocery stores and fuel stations. ACTIVITIES Biking Interpretive Programs: Educational Programs Fishing Hiking Wildlife Viewing
USDA Forest Service
Shady Cove Group Campground is located in California
From Running Springs, drive approximately one mile on Highway 18 to the Deerlick Ranger Station/Childrens National Forest Visitor Center. Turn right on Keller Peak Road and continue about five miles. Follow signs to the campground.
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