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Little Harbor Campground
Rated "One of the Best Campgrounds in the West" by Sunset Magazine, Little Harbor Campground is perfect for campers who enjoy playing on the beach or in the water. Located about seven miles east of Two Harbors and 19 miles from Avalon, Little Harbor is a sandy, beachfront campground with lots of opportunities for recreation. This beautiful campground is the only one on Catalina's remote “backside." It is also one of the campgrounds along the popular 38.5 mile Trans-Catalina Trail hike.
Purchase your favorite food and drinks from the Two Harbors General Store and have your items delivered directly to your campsite at Little Harbor. Pick up a single-use cooler from the Two Harbors General Store and stock up on groceries like fresh fruit and vegetables, hot dogs, sandwich items, beer, wine, and more! We'll deliver your cooler with a bag of ice to Little Harbor for $35.
Or Call 310.510.4205
Directions to Campground
From Two Harbors, Little Harbor is accessible by a moderately strenuous 5.14 mile hike on the Trans-Catalina Trail, or a 7 mile bike ride along an unpaved road.
From Avalon, transportation is available via the Catalina Island Conservancy Wildlands Express Shuttle or Catalina Taxi & Tours taxi service (310.510.0025). Reservations are required and are limited. Hiking from Avalon is also an option. Little Harbor is 19 miles from Avalon.
Gear hauls are available for $15.00 one way or $30.00 round trip per item or bag. Scheduled gear hauls leave Little Harbor for Two Harbors at 9:00 am daily, and leave Two Harbors for Little Harbor at 1:00 pm daily. Gear haul tags are available for purchase at Two Harbors Visitor Services upon arrival. (sorry, no bungee cords allowed on gear for gear haul transport!)
|Summer Rates (3/1 to 10/31)||$26 per night||$17 per night|
|Winter Rates (11/1 to 2/28)||$21 per night||$12 per night|
|Holiday Rates (3 night minimum)||$27 per night||$18 per night|
*Weekends have a 2 night minimum (May - October); holidays have a 3 night minimum. Holidays include Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
Watch the video below to better understand what campsites look like at Little Harbor and Shark Harbor.
Number of Sites
Little Harbor Campground: 23 sites
Shark Harbor Campground: 3 sites.
Selected camping equipment is available from Two Harbors Visitor Services. Please note that due to COVID-19 regulations, tents are NOT available for rental. For more information, please call: 310.510.4205.
|Sleeping Bag||$35||Available for purchase only|
|2-Burner Stove||$18 per day||includes 16 oz propane|
|Firewood||$10 per bundle||first last approx 1.5 hrs per bundle|
|Propane||$8||16 oz canister|
|Charcoal||$16||7 lb bag & match light|
*Firewood, fire starters, charcoal & propane can be added to your reservation by calling Two Harbors Visitor Services. All other supplies & equipment are available on a walk-up only basis. ** Tents and 2-burner stoves will require a $50.00 deposit that will be refunded once the tent or stove is returned to Two Harbors Visitor Services in the same condition it was when it was checked out.
BBQ and fire ring
Cold-water, outdoor showers
Kayak rentals: Available year-round from Wet Spot Rentals by advance reservation. Please call 310.510.2229.
There is a $9.25 service fee rather you book online or over the telephone. If reservation is cancelled within 72 hours of the reservation start date the camping fees will be refunded. The $9.25 booking fee is non-refundable.
Campers can check in at the Two Harbors Visitor Service Center in Two Harbors. If coming from Avalon, campers do not need to check in.
Your camping reservation serves as your camping/hiking permit. For site verification or to add on any camping supplies, please call the Two Harbors Visitor Services at 310.510.4205.
Purchase your favorite food and drinks from the Two Harbors General Store and have your items delivered directly to your campsite at Little Harbor. Pick up a single-use cooler from the Two Harbors General Store and stock up on groceries like fresh fruit and vegetables, hot dogs, sandwich items, beer, wine, and more! We'll deliver your cooler with a bag of ice to Little Harbor for $40.
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.