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Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California

   

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As expected it could be challenging to get to a primitive campground like this one, but it's worth the effort. This is a primitive campground which unsurprisingly means that there are few conveniences. If by chance natural prettiness is what you feel like, this primitive campground is what you want. You could experience the great outdoors at its finest at primtive campgrounds like Upper Switzer Campground. Scores of people stay at Upper Switzer Campground for the purpose of being in the neighborhood of Angeles National Forest. In California you never run out of outdoors exciting stuff. Ok, time to get out and breathe some fresh air, time has come to get out, and Upper Switzer Campground
 
    in California is exactly what you need.
Among the things you can do near Upper Switzer Campground are playing golf, hiking, swimming, fishing, and whitewater paddling, so you won’t run out of things to do. Upper Switzer Campground
 is a popular spot with people from Altadena.
So much cool stuff close to Upper Switzer Campground, and if you're trying to locate a pleasant place to go camping, this is a wonderful choice.
So many local attractions and such a fine variety of outdoors recreation are certain to keep you coming back repeatedly.
The 3.2-mile-in-distance Valley Forge Trail has a difference in altitude of 1,606 feet; it is a gorgeous hiking and backpacking trail. Valley Forge Trail is a tough hiking and backpacking trail that takes about three and a half hours to backcountry hike. A glorious 6.2-mile-in-distance beautiful backcountry hiking trail featuring an altitude variation of 2,028 feet can
 
be found in the neighborhood; this is the Idlehour Trail. Being a hard backcountry hiking trail, trekking the Idlehour Trail calls for more or less one day.  

Oakwood At Gateway Villas, Pasadena

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Oakwood At City Place, Pasadena

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The Westin Pasadena, Pasadena

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Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town, Pasadena

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Other campgrounds near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Lower Switzer Campground, Los Angeles County, 0 miles away
      
   Bear Canyon Trail Camp, Altadena, 1 miles away
      
   Fall Creek Trailcamp, La Canada Flintridge, 3 miles away
      
   Millard Trailcamp, Altadena, 3 miles away
      
   Mt. Lowe Trailcamp, Mount Wilson, 3 miles away
      
   Wickiup Trailcamp, Mount Wilson, 3 miles away
      
   Mount Lowe Campground, Los Angeles County, 3 miles away
      
   Wickiup Campground, Los Angeles County, 3 miles away
      
   Oakwilde Trailcamp, La Canada Flintridge, 3 miles away
      
   Gould Mesa Trailcamp, La Canada Flintridge, 4 miles away
      

Marinas near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Lake Powell Resorts & Marina, Los Angeles, 14 miles away

   Marina Sports, Los Angeles, 17 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Whitewater Outfitter - American Whitewater Expeditions, Los Angeles County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter


Public Lands near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks - CA, 50 miles away
      
   Angeles National Forest, California, 9 miles away

   Verdugo Mountain Park, California, 14 miles away

   Pio Pico State Park, California, 16 miles away

   Kenneth Hahn State Park, California, 21 miles away

   Placerita Canyon State Park, California, 24 miles away


Trails near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Valley Forge Trail, Los Angeles County, 4 miles away
       3.2 hiking miles, 1606 feet elevation difference

   Idlehour Trail, Los Angeles County, 4 miles away
      6.2 hiking miles, 2028 feet elevation difference

   Condor Peak Riding and hiking Trail, Los Angeles County, 5 miles away
       8.6 hiking miles, 3552 feet elevation difference

   Stone Canyon Trail, Los Angeles County, 7 miles away
       4.6 hiking miles, 3351 feet elevation difference

   Gabrielino National Scenic Trail, Los Angeles County, 7 miles away
      19.9 hiking miles, 3843 feet elevation difference

   Mount Wilson Trail, Los Angeles County, 7 miles away
      5.6 hiking miles, 4576 feet elevation difference

   Santa Anita Trail, Los Angeles County, 8 miles away
       4.2 hiking miles, 2891 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Altadena Golf Course, Altadena, 5 miles away

   County Of Los Angeles, Altadena, 5 miles away

   Rotary Club Of La Canada Flintridge, La Canada Flintridge, 6 miles away

   Brookside Golf Course, Pasadena, 6 miles away

   Eaton Canyon Golf Course, Pasadena, 7 miles away


Lakes Near Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California:

   Little Rock Reservoir, Los Angeles County, 15 miles away

   Pacoima Reservoir, Los Angeles County, 18 miles away


Current weather conditions at Upper Switzer Campground, San Gabriel Mountains, California
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Local climate location: PALMDALE 7 miles away


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