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Black Jack Campground

Great Views at Catalina's Highest Campground

Black Jack Campground is nestled among pine and eucalyptus trees near 2,097-foot Mt. Orizaba, Catalina Island’s highest peak. Situated several miles from both Avalon and Two Harbors, Black Jack offers a tranquil camping experience in the island’s interior. The campground is 1,600 feet above sea level and offers 10 sites with sweeping views of rolling terrain all the way down to the ocean. It's also one of the campgrounds along the 38.5 mile Trans-Catalina Trail.

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Facility Info

Facilities and Activities

  • Picnic Tables
  • BBQ and fire ring (**BBQs and fire rings are not permitted for use due to high fire danger)
  • Showers
  • Fresh water
  • Chemical toilets
  • Cold water, outdoor showers

Directions to Campground

Black Jack Campground is 11 miles from the boat terminal in Avalon, and about 14.5 miles from Two
Harbors, if taking the Trans Catalina Trail.


  Adult Child
Summer (March- October) $32 per night $23 per night
Winter (November - February) $30 per night $21 per night
Holidays $32 per night $23 per night

Number of Sites

10 sites.

Book online or call 877.778.1487. For groups of 20 or more, please call 800.626.1496 or email camping@scico.com

Cancellation Policy

In order to move or cancel your reservation please notify our office at least 14 days prior to your reservation start date to receive a 100% refund of all camping fees and supplies. The $9.25 reservation fee is non-refundable. Any reservations made less than 14 days prior are non-refundable. You can reach our office by emailing us at visitorservices@scico.com or by calling 800.626.1496.

Groups consisting of 20 people or more –  If the entire group cancels 60 days or more prior to arrival the group will receive a 100% refund of all camping fees and supplies. The $9.25 reservation fees are non-refundable. Any cancellations made less than 60 days prior to the arrival are non-refundable. You can reach groups sales by emailing camping@scico.com or by calling 800.626.1496.

Weather Conditions: If rain or wind is in the weather forecast, please be aware the Catalina Express boats may be canceled. Hiking trails and road closures on the island may occur due to rain or inclement weather conditions. Please contact the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center at 800.626.1496 for road closure updates and current status of hiking trails.

Equipment Rental

We do not rent or deliver equipment to Black Jack.


Campers can check in at the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center in Two Harbors. If coming from Avalon, campers do not have to check in. Your camping reservation serves as your camping/hiking permit. For site verification or to add on any camping supplies, please call Two Harbors Visitor Services at 800.626.1496.

Propane stoves are allowed at Black Jack.


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WARNING: If Catalina Island is experiencing adverse weather, there is a possibility of trail, road, and campground closures. High winds could result in possible ferry boat cancellations. Please watch the weather. You can call the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center for updates on closures, 800.626.1496.

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