Travel Information and Flexible Cancellations - March 30, 2020

Travel Information and Flexible Cancellations - March 30, 2020


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Parson's Landing

Island seclusion right on the beach

Parson's Landing is a secluded beach campground located seven miles west of the village of Two Harbors. Its eight primitive sites can accommodate up to eight people each and are accessible only by a moderately difficult hike or kayak trip. Shade structures and running water are not provided.

Lockers pre-stocked with one bundle of firewood, one fire starter, and a 2.5-gallon jug of water are available for purchase for $20.00. To pre-order a locker, please call Two Harbors Visitor Services at 310.510.4205. Campers can pick up locker keys at Visitor Services before they begin their hike. We recommend purchasing at least one gallon of water per person, per day.

Or Call 877.778.1487

Facility Info


  • BBQ and Fire Ring
  • Picnic Table
  • Chemical Toilet
  • Water & Firewood

Directions to Campground

Parsons Landing is a moderately difficult seven-mile hike from Two Harbors or a two-and-a-half-mile hike from Emerald Bay. You can also kayak to the campground.


  Adult Child
Summer Rates (3/8 to 10/28) $25 per night $16 per night
Winter Rates (1/1 thru 3/7 and 10/29 thru 12/31) $20 per night $11 per night
Holiday Rates (3 night minimum) $25 per night $16 per night

Locker Keys are $20 and include 1 bundle of wood & 2.5 gallons of water. Weekends have a 2-night minimum, holidays have a 3-night minimum.


Reservation are required for individual camping. Please book online using the Book Now link above. For groups of 20 or more adults, please call: 310.510.2000 ext. 4242 or email A $9.25 service fee is added to all online reservations.

Equipment Rental

We do not deliver any equipment to Parsons Landing. Locker keys containing 1 bundle of firewood, 1 fire starter, and 1, 2.5 gallon jug of water are available for purchase. Please call the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center at, 310.510.4205 to pre order your locker keys.


Campers must first check-in at Two Harbors Visitor Services to get a key for your lock box containing wood and water. Fox boxes are available onsite for campers use. There is a 10-day maximum stay at all campgrounds.


Check in after 2 pm
Check out by 11 am
Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of reservations.

WARNING: If Catalina Island is experiencing adverse weather there is a possibility of trail, road, and campground closures. High winds could result in possible express 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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