Fall is a great time to explore the outdoors because the suffocating heat of summer has cooled into crisp autumn air. Here are some great nearby parks for fall camping experiences.
Sequoia National Forest
One of the most famed species of tree, the sequoia, can be found in this beautiful and diverse national forest. Camp among these giants, known as the world’s largest tree, and explore diverse ecosystems spread out over several altitudes and landscapes.
Kern River Campground
Though smaller than the Sequoia National Forest, the Kern River Campground still boasts 28 acres of pristine landscape. Nearby attractions such as the California Living Museum, Hart Park, and Lake Ming are only a short trip away.
Tehachapi Mountain Park
Hiking, horseback-riding, and camping are all welcome at this stunning park just 8 miles southwest of the town of Tehachapi. The similarly-named mountain range in the park serves as the dividing line between the San Joaquin Valley and Los Angeles Basin.
Greenhorn Mountain Park
Get away from it all in this idyllic spot among the woods down in the valley, with over 61 campsites located near the Greenhorn Summit Amphitheater. This park is also near Kern River Canyon, renowned for its hot springs.
Reserve one of these parks for fall camping today, and experience the magic of enjoying the wilderness before it gets too cold!