Troop 373

 Horse Flats Camping

June 10 to June 11, 2017

Sat. to Sunday.

Two Camps in one.

1) Car camp: Stray in camp with activity and Campfire.  Horse Flats Campground map

2) Backpack Trip thru Copper Canyon, need to be 1st Class or above and oked for trip. First RSVP, may fill.  Backpack trip is about 5 miles. HIKE DIFFICULTY: Moderate. Along the Pacific Crest Trail.   Adventure Pass is required to park at the Trailheads.  No permits are required for the Cooper Canyon Camp. There are six, first-come, first-serve hike-in sites.  About two 1000 feet gains in hike.

RSVP to Scoutmaster for # 1 or #2

 Horse Flats The elevation is 5,800 ft.Vaults: Total Sites: 26  La Canada Rt 2 

DIRECTIONS: In La Canada, CA, at the intersection of I-210 and Angeles Crest
Hwy. (State Rt. 2), take Rt. 2 east 28.8 miles to Santa Clara Div. Rd
sign. Turn left and go 2.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left again
at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground.

This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques.


Rate: $12 per day    Total Tent Sites: 26        FACILITIES: Vaults

FY: Near by HIKING
Mt. Hilyer Trail (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 1 mile
Silver Moccasin #11W06 (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 58 miles
Trail accesses Pacific Crest Trail and is used by Boy Scouts
to earn Silver Moccasin Badge.

Seasonal Comment: Open only when "demand at other campgrounds necessitates it be opened; contact Ranger District office for status. map
Call (818) 899-1900, ext. 221 for current conditions and additional information.       (Noraml open April 1-November 15)

The campground, for both equestrian and non-equestrian campers, is composed of a single, large loop in sagebrush,  Ponderosa pine, and Manzanita.

 About half the tent sites are walk-in and some sites are clustered providing a group environment. 

Although there are  no grilles, each campsite has a fire ring.

Degrees Minutes Seconds:  Latitude: 34-20'46'' N Longitude: 118-00'37'' W  Decimal Degrees: Latitude: 34.3461103 Longitude: -118.0103451