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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 16 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."

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Facility Info

Directions to Campground

Little Harbor is accessible from either Two Harbors (25 min) or Avalon (1.5 hrs) by the Safari Bus or by biking or hiking a strenuous trail along an unpaved road. The Safari Bus is a paid service and baggage space is strictly limited to one lap item (included with ticket) and two larger items (37x23x23) per passenger. For excess baggage, gear haul truck is available from Two Harbors for a fee. Safari bus reservations should be made at time of campsite booking.  


  Adult Child
Summer Rates (3/8 to 10/28) $24 per night $15 per night
Winter Rates (1/1 thru 3/7 & 10/29 thru 12/31) $19 per night $10 per night
Holiday Rates (3 night minimum) $25 per night $16 per night

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

Equipment Rental

Selected camping equipment is available for rent from Two Harbors Visitor Services. For more information, please call: 310-510-4205 (Please note that reservations booked over the phone are subject to a $10 administration fee).

4-Man Tent $25 per day**  
Sleeping Bag $35 Available for purchase only
Sleeping Pad $5 per day  
Lantern $15 per day  
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 & matchlight

*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. Sleeping bags can not be purchased online. **Tents and 2-burner stoves require a $100 deposit that will be refunded once the tent is returned to Visitor Services in the same condition it was when it was rented out.


Picnic tables
BBQ and fire ring
Fresh water
Chemical toilets
Kayak rentals: Available year-round from Wet Spot Rentals by advance reservation. Please call 310-510-2229.


Rates & Fees: Summer (March 9th through October 27th) - Adults $22, Children $13 Winter/Spring - Adults $17, Children $8 (Please note: $10 service fee for reservations booked over the phone and a $9.25 service fee for reservations booked online).

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


Campers must first check-in at either the Camping Center at the Tour Plaza in Avalon or Two Harbors Visitor Services in Two Harbors. There is a 10-day maximum stay at all campgrounds. Fox boxes are available onsite for campers use.

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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