From the bloggers at Interstellar Orchard.
With the home visit out of the way, I’m free to leave the Acton KOA and seek cheaper and and more natural accommodations. But where to go? There aren’t many free camping options near Los Angeles, space is at a premium as evidenced by the high nightly rates.
The Angeles National Forest campgrounds are an option. They require passes for camping which can be bought on a daily basis or for a year. But the America the Beautiful pass (Interagency Pass) that I got at Joshua Tree also counts. Not all National Forests accept it, but this particular one does.
Angeles NF covers several mountainous areas near LA, and many of the campgrounds are at a higher elevation and up narrow twisty roads. Most have smaller sites that won’t fit RVs, but Oak Flat campground just north of Castaic along I5 is rated for RVs up to 18′. Assuming those larger sites are open, I should be able to squeeze in.
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