The Hermit Gulch Campground is Avalon’s only camping facility. Located 1.5 miles from the Avalon boat landing, the campground is situated on a tree-lined grassy field in Avalon Canyon, near the Wrigley Memorial and Botanical Garden. Hermit Gulch offers pretty views of the surrounding hills and access to hiking trails nearby.
* Hermit Gulch Campgrounds do not allow wood fires.
Hermit Gulch is located on Avalon Canyon Road one mile from downtown Avalon. Taxi service is available from the Avalon Boat Landing.
For groups of 20 or more adults, please call:
310-510-8368 ext. 1414 (Please note that reservations booked over the phone are subject to a $25 administration fee).
Tent cabins, four-person tents and sleeping bags and pads are available for rent. For more information, please call:
310-510-8368 (Please note that reservations booked over the phone are subject to a $25 administration fee).
Los Angeles County fire rules and Catalina Island Conservancy rules are strictly enforced. There is a coastal ranger who will make daily visits to each boat-in site. It is strongly suggested that campers come equipped with a VHF radio for medical emergency calls.