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Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California

   

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The natural splendor at this primitive campground is nice, and experience the fresh air in California at its best at a primitive campground like this one. Eager to pitch that tent of yours; Lions Den Campground is a splendid local campground if you happen to be in California. Some folks pick Lions Den Campground to check out nearby Sand Dollar Beach.
So many local attractions and all the outdoors recreation will absolutely have you coming back over and over. This sector of California is always a diversion to visit throughout camping season.
Lions Den Campground is one of the places to camp here in the Santa Lucia Range.
Some activities here at Lions Den Campground are
 
    whitewater paddling, hiking, swimming, and fishing, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen. Of course it can be challenging to get to a primitive campground such as Lions Den Campground, but it's worth the effort.
 Needless to say facilities are few in a primitive campground such as Lions Den Campground.
At Lions Den Campground enjoyable stuff to do is plentiful, and many people like to come here to escape. Nacimiento River has a type I-III part of whitewater nearby. The 15-mile-from-start-to-finish Hunter Liggett to Turtle Creek sector is good to run. If by chance you donít want to risk getting soaked this part of Nacimiento River is possibly not for you. Check restrictions in advance of a trip on the whitewater, or else it's not secure. 5.1 miles of scenic trail is to be found in close proximity; this is the Girard Trail boasting a difference between top and bottom of 3,407 feet. You require one day
 
to walk the Girard Trail; it's a hard walk. San Simeon State Park is a splendid location to stretch your legs a bit; if you're here you can take a hike along the North Coast Ridge Trail.  

Cavalier Oceanfront Resort, San Simeon

19 miles away
  
San Simeon Lodge, San Simeon

19 miles away
  
Sands By The Sea, San Simeon

19 miles away
  
Days Inn San Simeon, San Simeon

19 miles away


Other campgrounds near Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Estrella Trailcamp, Lockwood, 1 miles away
      
   Estrella Campground, Monterey County, 1 miles away
      
   Silver Peak Campground, Monterey County, 1 miles away
      
   Spruce Creek Trailcamp, Lockwood, 2 miles away
      
   Spruce Campground, Monterey County, 2 miles away
      
   Three Peaks Campground, Monterey County, 2 miles away
      
   Silver Trailcamp, Lockwood, 3 miles away
      
   Dutra Flat Campground, Monterey County, 3 miles away
      
   Buckeye Campground, Monterey County, 3 miles away
      
   Cruickshank Campground, Monterey County, 3 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Nacimiento River, Monterey County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 15 miles long (Hunter Liggett to Turtle Creek)

   San Antonio, Monterey County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 10.7 miles long (Above and down to Mission San Antonio de Padua)

   Arroyo Seco River, Monterey County, 23 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 3 miles long (Willowcreek Bridge to Arroyo Seco Picnic Area)

   Arroyo Seco River, Monterey County, 23 miles away
      Class III - 14.5 miles long (Arroyo Seco Picnic Area to Route G16 bridge)


Public Lands near Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Pinnacles National Monument, Paicines - CA, 45 miles away
      
   Limekiln State Park, California, 17 miles away

   San Simeon State Park, California, 21 miles away

   Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, California, 29 miles away

   Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, California, 37 miles away

   Cayucos State Beach, California, 38 miles away


Trails near Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Girard Trail, Monterey County, 14 miles away
      5.1 hiking miles, 3407 feet elevation difference

   Gamboa Trail, Monterey County, 17 miles away
       6.6 hiking miles, 1759 feet elevation difference

   Arroyo Seco Trail, Monterey County, 17 miles away
       7.6 hiking miles, 2631 feet elevation difference

   North Coast Ridge Trail, Monterey County, 19 miles away
      9 hiking miles, 1385 feet elevation difference


Beaches Near Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California:

   Sand Dollar Beach, Monterey County, 10 miles away


Current weather conditions at Lions Den Campground, Santa Lucia Range, California
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Local climate location: KING CITY 23 miles away


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