Located near Pyramid Lake just 90 minutes from Los Angeles, the Los Alamos Campground provides a relaxing experience without a long drive. The lake covers 1,300 acres with a 21-mile shoreline. Expect a range of exciting activities in addition to a comfortable camping experience here. The dog-friendly campground lies at an elevation of 2,300 feet, at the base of the mountains.
The campsites are away from the lake, set in the hills over the Santa Clarita Valley. Trees provide campers some shade in Loop 3. The Angeles National Forest is home to diverse animal life ranging from squirrels to birds. Wildlife includes bear, mountain lion, bobcat, and Nelson bighorn sheep. The water in the lake is carried to the Tehachapi Mountains through the aqueduct, finally coming down to Pyramid Lake.
There are 90 single-family campsites and 3 group sites. Every group site can accommodate 40 guests and 10 vehicles. Every campsite has a fire ring, grill and a table. Fresh drinking water, flush toilets, a dump station and fish cleaning stations are also provided. A picnic area is part of the picture. The lake also offers a boat ramp and general store. Most parking aprons are sandy gravel while some are paved. As a camper you will have priority to enter Pyramid Lake, but it’s advised that you arrive at the marina latest by 6:15 a.m.
From watching wildflowers and birds to jogging, mountain biking, and motorbike riding, you can enjoy plenty of activities here. Exciting lake activities like wakeboarding and jet skiing are part of the mix. Volleyball courts further enhance camping entertainment. You can also catch some festivals that happen at the lake throughout the year. Anglers can catch rainbow trout, bluegill, striped, smallmouth and large bass, among other game. However you enjoy your time here, make sure to carry poop bags when visiting with Fido. You, friends, and family and your doggo are in for an exciting camping trip here!