10 Glorious Campgrounds In Southern California Where No Reservation Is Required

With the three-day weekend right around the corner, you may be longing for a SoCal camping trip to celebrate the holiday. With many campsites booked up months in advance, you may be wondering where to find some of the best camping in Southern California where no reservations are required.

After doing some scouting, we found ten incredible campgrounds where you can show up without advanced reservations and book a campsite right on the spot. If you’re looking to spend the weekend on a fun last-minute camping trip, you’ll definitely want to check out one of these spots.

 Please note, Oak Flats Campground is temporarily closed.

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Have you ever had a chance to do some camping at one of these spots? Which campground is your favorite?

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