Open Use / Camping Area

Campsites in Hungry Valley SVRA

More than 4,000 acres of open use area is located in the main valley on either side of Gold Hill Road and along Hungry Valley Road.  This area contains a mix of designated trails and unmarked trails that traverse a variety of terrain from sand washes, to rolling hills, to hill climbs.

Hungry Valley has approximately 200 campsites throughout the park.  Located adjacent to Gold Hill Road and Hungry Valley Road are ten semi-developed campgrounds which provide shade ramadas, picnic tables, fire rings, vault restrooms and trash bins. Smith Forks campground also provides a mini track for young riders to recreate under the watchful eye of their parents. Due to the arid environment, drinking water is not available anywhere in the park.

Honey Valley Group Camp

Located in the heart of Hungry Valley SVRA with spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, Honey Valley Group Camp is a wonderful venue for hosting special events of all kinds including club gatherings, weddings, group camping, business and professional groups, charity events, organized trail rides, and reunions.

The facility offers a large centralized group area containing an amphitheater complete with seating, a stage, and a campfire ring. A large ranch style barbecue pit is available for cooking as are food preparation tables, smaller barbeque pits, a large group shade ramada, picnic tables, and restroom facilities. Honey Valley Group Camp is also host to Hungry Valley SVRA-sponsored interpretive programs including campfire programs which are free to the public.

Hungry Valley SVRA Pavilion Stage Area with large metal shade structure and many tables.

In addition to the centralized group area, there are smaller group camping areas around the perimeter of the facility complete with their own picnic tables, shade ramadas, and fire rings. The area offers plenty of space for overnight camping, trailers, and tents.

The Honey Valley Group Camp is available by reservation for day use and overnight stays. Please contact the District Office at 661-248-7007 for additional information or to make a reservation.

Hungry Valley SVRA Pavilion Picnic Area with a fire pit, many benches, and a sail shade

Picnic eating area under the metal shade structure with many picnic tables and food preparation area Hungry Valley SVRA Pavilion BBQ Area with large food preparation table, bbq, and Santa Maria style bbq pit

Campsites in the Local Area

Fort Tejon State Historical Park offers group camping for 25 to 50 persons.  Sites have drinking water and restrooms.  Reservation can be made through MISTIX (800) 444-7275.

U.S. Forest Service

The area surrounding Hungry Valley SVRA is administered by the Angeles and Los Padres National Forests.  Campgrounds in the Los Padres National Forest include McGill, Mt. Pinos, Chula Vista, Pine Springs, Thorn Meadows, and Kings.  For information on these camping areas call the Mt. Pinos Ranger District at (661) 245-3731.

Campgrounds in the Angeles National Forest include: Los Alamos, Saw Mill, Cottonwood, Cienega, Zuni, and Oak Flat.  For information on these camping areas call the Saugus Ranger District at (661) 296-9710.

Remember to check weather conditions!