Burnt Rancheria Campground
Burnt Rancheria Campground

Burnt Rancheria Campground

  • Burnt Rancheria Campground is located 50 miles east of San Diego at the Laguna Mountain Recreation Area in Southern California, right off the Sunrise Scenic Byway. Campers can enjoy hiking, viewing unique birds and wildlife, and enjoying cooler temperatures at this mountain facility in Cleveland National Forest.


    • Bike Riding
    • Bird Watching
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Pet Friendly


    Campground (107 total sites)

    Burnt Rancheria is a large campground with several loops of campsites. Each site has a table and campfire ring. There are no hookups or dump station for RVs. The campground is equipped with restrooms and coin-operated showers (showers open only during reservation season). Firewood is available for purchase from the campground host.

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    Day Use

    Day hiking and picnicking are most popular at Burnt Rancheria. The facility provides easy access to a segment of the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile national scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada. Hiking and horseback riding are allowed on the trail. Biking is not allowed on any portion of the Pacific Crest Trail.