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Monterey Ranger District Trail Camps

Car Campgrounds in the Monterey Ranger District, Los Padres National Forest


A total of 33 Monterey Ranger District Trail Camps are currently available. ×
ABC Camp North Los Padres
2150 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located off Nacimento Fergusson Forest Road (22S01), next to the Nacimento Forest Service Facility. Please let us know if you visit this location, we have no information on this location and very interested to see where this camp is located.
Alder Creek Camp - Silver Peak Wilderness North Los Padres
2270 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
The Alder Creek Camp is located at the junction of the Buckeye Trail (5E09) and the Alder Creek Campground Road, the camp is located on the border of the Silver Peak Wilderness, You can access the camp via the South Coast Ridge Road…
Apple Tree Camp North Los Padres
2960 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located on the Turner Creek Trail (1E02) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Barlow Flat Camp North Los Padres
1000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Barlow Flat Camp is a trail camp located on the Pine Ridge Trail (3E06) in the Ventana Wilderness 
Bear Basin Camp North Los Padres
3500 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primative trial camp located on the Bear Basin Trail (3E11) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Big Pines Camp - Ventana Wilderness North Los Padres
3400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small rustic trail camp located on the Ventana Double Cone Trail (2E04) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Buck Skin Flat Camp North Los Padres
1600 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Buck Skin Flat Camp is located on the Carmel River Trail (3E03) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Carmel River Camp North Los Padres
1200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
The Carmel River TrailCamp is located on the Carmel River Trail (3E03), which is located in the Ventana Wilderness, the camp is located next to the junction of the Miller Canyon Trail (3E04).
Carrizo Springs Camp North Los Padres
3000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Carrizo Springs Camp is located on the Carrizo Trail (4E27) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Cienega Camp North Los Padres
1700 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Cienega Camp is a small primitive trial camp located on the Big Sur Trail (3E07) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Clover Basin Camp North Los Padres
1800 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Clover Basin Camp is a small primitive trail camp loacted on the Miller Canyon Trail (3E04) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Comings Camp North Los Padres
3200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located on the Skinner Ridge Trail (1E04)in the Ventana Wilderness at 3200 ft.
Cook Springs Camp North Los Padres
4400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primitive trial camp
Danish Creek Camp North Los Padres
1400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primitive trail camp located on the Rattlesnake Creek Trail (2E11) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Divide Camp North Los Padres
3800 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Divide Camp is a small trail camp located on the Pine Ridge Trail (3E06)in the Ventana Wilderness.
Dutra Flat Camp North Los Padres
2000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small trail camp in the Silver Peak Wilderness on the Dutra Flat Trail.
Elk Camp North Los Padres
1290 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small trail camp located at the end of the Lottie Potrero Trail in the Silver Peak Wilderness, Northern Los Padres Forest
Espinosa Camp North Los Padres
1700 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primitive trail camp with a fire ring located about 3 Miles from Hwy 1 on the Kirk Creek Trail (4E17) in the Ventana Wilderness. To find water go about a half mile up the trail from the Espinosa camp, there's a trickling spring.
Estrella Camp North Los Padres
1500 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
This is a small trail camp located above Spruce Creek Camp up the Salmon Creek Trail (6E11) in the Silver Peak Wilderness. Access from the Highway 1 after ragged point.  
Forks Camp North Los Padres
2400 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small trail camp located at the fork of the Rodeo Flat Trail (4E26) and the Arroyo Seco Trail (4E10) in the Ventana Wilderness. Access from the Santa Lucia Memorial…
Fresno Camp North Los Padres
2200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small trail camp located on the San Antonio Trail (5E04) in the Ventana Wilderness.
Goat Camp North Los Padres
2200 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small primative trail camp located on the Stone Ridge Trail (4E13)in the Ventana Wilderness.
Hiding Canyon Camp North Los Padres
1763 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small trail camp located on the Carmel River Trail (3E03) in the Ventana Wilderness
Indian Valley Camp North Los Padres
2800 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Indian Valley Camp is located on the Lost Valley Trail (4E08) in the Ventana Wilderness
Jackson Camp North Los Padres
950 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Jackson Camp is locted on the Jackson Camp Trail (2E08) in the very beautiful Ventana Wilderness
Kelly Camp North Los Padres
1900 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Kelly Camp is a small camp located on the Prewitt Loop Trail (5E06) near Big Sur. This trail is not located in the wilderness so may be good for Mountain Biking.
Last Chance Camp - Ventana North Los Padres
2000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
A small trail camp located on the Santa Lucia Creek Trail (5E03) in the Ventana Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest.
Launtz Creek Camp North Los Padres
1600 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Launtz Creek Camp is a small primative camp located on the Mount Manuel Trail (2E06) in the Ventana Wilderness
Lion Den Camp North Los Padres
3100 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Lion Den Camp is small trail camp located on the Cruickshank Trail (5E10) in the Silver Peak Wilderness.
Little Sur Camp North Los Padres
700 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Located just off 0.54 Miles down the Little Sur Camp Trail (2E09)
Lone Pine Camp North Los Padres
4000 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
This is a small primative trail camp located on the Ventana Double Cone Trail (Trail# 2E04)in the Ventana Wilderness
Lottie Potrero Camp North Los Padres
2300 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Lottie Potrero Camp is a small primative trail camp located on the Lottie Potrero Trail (Trail# 7E01) in the Silver Peak Wilderness.
Sykes Hot Springs North Los Padres
1050 ft. • Monterey County • Monterey Ranger District • Trail Camp
Sykes Camp is the busiest backcountry camp in the Los Padres National Forest.  Famous for the hot spring that shares the same name, Sykes is approximately 9 miles from the Big Sur - Pine Ridge Trailhead.  Sykes is busy year round and is over capacity most weekends and holidays.  There are a few designated…
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