Camping Diary: Buckhorn

Buckhorn (link contains directions and site details)

Buckhorn is a great campground with plenty of sites.  It’s completely paved aprons but the sites are pretty close together.  There is a lot of sharing of noise and space!  That being said, there is a hike to Cooper Canyon falls.  When I was last there, we hiked to the falls but there wasn’t much water (and the water was FREEZING!).

On the way up to Buckhorn during dry season:

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The campsites are well shaded:8110529692_fbf4beff02_o

On the way to Cooper Canyon Falls:8110512031_4d65c42f40_o

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Cooper Canyon falls (photo by my wife):135831_10102054375087673_1926299901_o

Nearby at Cloudburst Summit (elevation: 7,122ft) on the Angeles Crest Highway:8069018262_6b49223c3e_o

Camping Diary: Horse Flats

Horse Flats (link contains directions and site details)

I’ve been to Horse Flats campground in the Angeles National Forest a few times.  It’s a great little campground (no reservations, vault toilets, complete pack in/out).  The sites are well shaded and there is ample hiking nearby.

Campsites:

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Hiking along the Rosenita Saddle:19054873929_2b9aa6ec40_o

Between Rosenita Saddle and Mt. Hillyer:19244801561_2054d489fe_o

On Rosenita Saddle looking south:9260959930_e7a99851bd_o