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  Mountain Oak Campground       3423'42''N  11743'50''W Elevation 6160'  
    Campground Entrance The Campground Topographic map of area
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  Access: Take Angeles Crest Hwy (2) to Palmdale/Jackson Lake sign (County Rt. N4/Pines Hwy). Turn right onto Rt. N4 and go 3.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground.  
  Facilities: 17 sites, RVs to 18 feet. Piped water in summer months, fire pits, tables and flush toilets.  
  Season: Spring through Fall. Exact dates change yearly based on snowfall and road conditions.  
  Fees: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)  
  Nearby Hiking Trails: Numerous trails lace the area.  
  Nearby 4x4 Trails: None within campground.  
  Comments: This campground is on the northwest side of 'Lake' Jackson. Don't get fooled, its just a tiny pond. Just a few miles outside the Los Angeles metro area, Mountain Oak Campground, in the Angeles National Forest is great for a quick weekend getaway. The campground is just 6.5 miles from Wrightwood, near Jackson Lake. Sites are shaded by Oak trees and Sugar Pines. Temperatures average in the low 80's on summer days with cool evenings. Activities include sightseeing, hiking, and picnicking. It is close enough to Jackson Lake for campers to enjoy fishing, swimming and canoeing. The Lake is kept stocked by the Fish & Game department. Only canoes and blow-up boats are allowed on the Lake. Mountain Oak Campground is open from mid May to early November. 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 are 16 campsites total, each with a capacity of 8 people and 2 vehicles. Some of these sites are available for first come first serve. Firewood can be purchased from the host. During hot and dry summer months, fire restrictions are common and campfires may be prohibited. Please check for current fire restrictions with the Angeles National Forest at (661)296-9710.  
  Current Weather: Click here for the current 'pointcast' for this spot. ('Pops up' in a new window)  
  Managing Agency: US Forest Service. Call (661) 296-9710 for current conditions and additional information.  
  This information is generally reliable, but not guaranteed. Use this information at your own risk. Outdoor conditions can change rapidly. Sometimes long periods go by between the time our web pages are updated, so you may find the conditions on any road, trail or campsite are very different from the descriptions given above. Be prepared to make alternate plans. Plan ahead, do some research and make sure you have a map and compass and plenty of backbone. Whenever possible, call the managing agency for a current update before you travel. And carry an extra pair of dry socks, just in case.