Mt. Pinos Campground

Templeton, CA
National Campground
  • RV Sites
  • Tent
  • Trailer/Towable


Mount Pinos or in the Native American Chumash language, “Iwihinmu” was considered to be the center of the world, the point where everything was in balance. At 7,800 feet, the campground, bursting with views of mountains and valleys, is an ideal base for several biking and hiking trails. The dark and clear night skies make this a picture-perfect stargazing setting. This facility is currently under fire restriction from the USFS. Charcoal or wood fires are not permitted. Please bring a propane stove for cooking. Propane fire rings are also permitted. For further updates check our website at Camping fee includes 1 vehicle and 1 tent, trailer or RV site. $10 fee for each extra vehicle. No drinking water is available. Pets are allowed. No public showers in the region. Quiet hours are 10 p.m. – 8 a.m. This facility is “Pack it in. Pack it out.” Fireworks are prohibited at all times. The nearest stores and gas are 19 miles in Frazier Park. Some cell service can be found in the campground. Mt. Pinos Campground is at 7,800 elevation. Even in the summer the nights can be cold. The road through the campground is narrow in places and it is not recommended for trailers or vehicles over 22′ in length. Very limited parking inside the facility for extra vehicles. Be bear aware; keep all food out of sight in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle and remove all food from area after eating. 2 night minimum stay on weekends. 3 night minimum stay on holidays.

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  • BBQ
  • Fire Pit
  • Picnic Table
  • Restroom

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Mt. Pinos Campground


PO Box 1018, Templeton, California, 93465