Burnt Rancheria Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Burnt Rancheria Campground is located 50 miles east of San Diego at the Laguna Mountain Recreation Area at an elevation of 6,000 ft. This campground it heavily wooded, surrounded by an open Oak grove with spectacular desert views. Campers can enjoy hiking and the unique wildlife. There is easy access to the Pacific Crest Trail which runs north to south through the Cleveland National Forest, providing hiking, biking and horse riding opportunities. Each camp site has a table and a fire ring. Campfires are allowed in designated fire pits only. Firewood must fit completely inside the ring, wooden pallets are not allowed. During hot and dry summer months, fire restrictions are common and campfires may be prohibited. Please check for current fire restrictions with the Cleveland National Forest at (619)445-6235. Reservations can be made up to six months in advance, but must be made at least 4 days prior to your intended arrival date. There is a 2 night minimum stay on weekends, 3 night minimum stay on holidays. Some sites are available for first come first serve campers. Burnt Rancheria Campground is open from the beginning of May to the end of October, Reservations run through mid-October. More Information: For additional information call on-site staff during the open season at (619)473-0120. During the winter months contact the Forest Service at (619)445-6235.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Parking
  • Ranger Station
  • Showers

Fees

Peak Season
May 07 2010 -
Oct 11 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Walk In Season
Oct 12 2010 -
Oct 24 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Walk In Season
Apr 15 2011 -
May 05 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
MANAGEMENT N/A
Peak Season
May 06 2011 -
Oct 10 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $19.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $19.00
MANAGEMENT N/A

Alerts and Important Information *This is Burnt Rancheria in the Cleveland National Forest east of San Diego. It is not Rancheria near Clovis in the Sierra National Forest.* This campground has first-come, first-served sites. Maximum 2 vehicles per site. An extra vehicle fee will be collected beginning with the 3rd vehicle. Maximum 8 people per site. Pets are allowed, the first pet is free. There is a $2 fee per pet per day beginning with the second pet that will be collected at the campground. Pets must be leashed. Newly refurbished restrooms and coin-operated showers are available. Due to local temperatures, showers are open and operational from mid-May through early October.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Burnt Rancheria
Campground Phone: 619-473-0120
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Chula Vista, CA
Phone: 619-473-0120

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More About Burnt Rancheria Campground

Burnt Rancheria is a campground located in Chula Vista, California. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -116.4161 latitude, and -116.4161 longitude into your GPS device.

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