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  Chilao Recreation Area       3419'20''N  11800'56''W Elevation 5314'  
    Campground entrance Each site has tables and BBQ grills Topographic map of area
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  Access: From the 210 Frwy, head 26 miles north on Hwy 2. Campsites are located on 3 campground loops.  
  Facilities: 110 sites, Restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings, water, visitor center.  
  Season: April through mid-November. Picnic area open year round.  
  Fees: $12 per night.  
  Nearby Hiking Trails: Pacific Crest Trail accessible from Three Points, 3 miles north of the campground on Hwy. 2. Parking available at Three Points trailhead (Interagency Pass or Adventure Pass required at trailhead). San Gabriel Wilderness area is accessible by trails at Three Points and Devil's Canyon. Devil's Canyon Trailhead is located 0.20 miles south of the Chilao Visitor Center on Hwy. 2. Mountain bikes are not allowed on the Pacific Crest Trail or in the San Gabriel Wilderness.  
  Nearby 4x4 Trails: None within campground.  
  Comments: Be Aware of Bear Activity at this campground.  
  Current Weather: Click here for the current 'pointcast' for this spot. ('Pops up' in a new window)  
  Managing Agency: US Forest Service - Angeles National Forest - (818) 899-1900  
  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.