Gould Mesa Trail Camp is a hike-in campground in the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains, quite close to cities like Altadena and La Cañada Flintridge. The most obvious route to Gould Mesa is Gabrielino Trail. For something that's about half as long and twice as steep, you can take Gould Mesa Road, which drops 525 feet over 1.15 miles going from Angeles Crest... Read more.
Gabrielino Trail is one of the principle trails through Angeles National Forest. Starting from the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, you can take this trail a short distance up a canyon along the lovely Arroyo Seco and come to Gould Mesa Trail Camp, a hike-in campground just a couple miles from civilization that delivers a quick escape from cities in the valley below. ... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: July 22, 2015 Last updated: July 22, 2015 Image:
Castle Crags State Park covers nearly 4,000 acres of evergreen forests and rugged granite peaks. The park borders Castle Crags Wilderness, an area of Shasta-Trinity National Forest, which further expands the area that visitors can explore. When one day simply isn't enough, there is camping available at Castle Crags State Park. The park has year-round camping, with 76... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: January 19, 2015 Last updated: January 22, 2015 Image:
For camping on the south side of Tongariro National Park, check out Mangawhero Campsite. This campground near the town of Ohakuna has twelve sites spread over two loops and offers views of Mount Ruapehu, which looks stunning from the campground at sunrise and sunset.Mangawhero Campground is a standard Department of Conservation campsite with twelve sites suitable for... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: November 5, 2014 Last updated: March 13, 2015 Image:
If you're on the lookout for a campground on the Tasmanian coast with grassy plots shaded by eucalyptus trees, don't overlook Lime Bay State Reserve. This off-the-beaten-path campground is located on a remote thumb of the Tasman Peninsula, set in a picturesque bay with light sand beaches framing the campground on both sides.Lime Bay State Reserve CampgroundLime... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: September 19, 2014 Last updated: June 8, 2015 Image:
Freycinet National Park's main campground is popular for a reason. Its campsites are spaced out behind an inviting sandy beach in a bay at the top of Freycinet Peninsula's sheltered west coast. Richardsons Beach Campground boast fine bay views and is close to the town of Coles Bay and walking tracks in Freycinet National Park. With both powered and non-powered sites,... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: September 14, 2014 Last updated: December 2, 2014 Image:
Friendly Beaches Campground is a primitive campground in Freycinet National Park on Tasmania's east coast just north of the town of Coles Bay. While the campground lacks many comfortable features like picnic tables, fire rings, and running water (there is a toilet at least), the campground is located on an undeveloped coastline surrounded by light sand beaches, which... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: September 9, 2014 Last updated: June 9, 2015 Image:
Mayfield Beach Conservation Area is located near the town of Swansea about halfway up the east coast of Tasmania. Also know as Mayfield Bay Coastal Reserve and Mayfield Bay Conservation Area, the small preserve runs along the west side of Great Oyster Bay across from Freycinet Peninsula and has a free campground set just behind a long sandy beach. The campground is just... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: September 3, 2014 Last updated: December 2, 2014 Image:
One of the places to camp (or actually four of the places to camp) in Mount William National Park is Stumpys Bay Campground. The camping along Stumpys Bay is split into four campsites spread out along the coast. Each of the numbered campsites is like a distinct campground made up of multiple individual sites. This campground is first-come first serve, but rest assured,... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: August 25, 2014 Last updated: May 11, 2015 Image:
Pinnacles National Park has spectacular boulder-strewn mountains and gorges filled with talus caves. The park is a playground for hikers and climbers. For campers, there is Pinnacles Campground, a 149-site campground set within an oak woodland on the east side of the park. While the campground isn't amongst all the awesome rock formations, the park's fun is close at... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: July 28, 2014 Last updated: December 26, 2014 Image: