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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 eleven sites with sweeping views of rolling terrain all the way down to the ocean.

Please be aware that campers should bring face coverings and hand sanitizer.

Or Call 877.778.1487

Facility Info

Facilities and Activities

  • Picnic Tables
  • BBQ and fire ring
  • Showers
  • Fresh water
  • Chemical toilets

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 (Mar 8 to Oct 28) $25 per night $16 per night
Winter (Jan 1 to Mar 7 and Oct 29 to Dec 31) $20 per night $11 per night

*Weekends have a 2 night minimum, holidays have a 3 night minimum.

Number of Sites

10 sites.

Reservations Required

Book online or call 310.510.TENT (8368). All reservations booked online or over the phone are subject to a, non-refundable, $9.25 reservation fee. For further information you can contact the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center at 310.510.4205 or email, visitorservices@scico.com. For groups of 20 or more, please call 310.510.4242 or email

If reservation is cancelled within 72 hours of the arrival date the camping fees will be refunded in full.
The $9.25 booking fee is non-refundable. Cancellations must be made 30 days prior for groups of 20 or
more. For groups of 20 or more adults, please call 310.510.2000 ext. 4211 or email camping@scico.com

Cancellation Policy: Full refund for reservations canceled 72 hours in advance of arrival date.

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 310.510.4205 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 through Avalon campers can phone the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center at 310.510.4205.

Fires, charcoal and propane stoves are allowed at Black Jack but we do not have a delivery service.


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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, 310.510.4205.

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