Dripping Springs Campground is located off Highway 79 just south of Vail Lake and north of Palomar Mountain. This beautiful campground is adjacent to the Agua Tibia Wilderness. The campground includes 5 Equestrian Campsites. Riders usually head out to the south into the wilderness on the Dripping Springs Trail.
The hills surrounding Dripping Springs Campground are covered in southern California chaparral. Of the 33 sites at the campground, 9 are designated for equestrian use, 2 as tent-only, and the remainder are standard sites.
Set out on the 20-mile hiking loop through the Agua Tibia Wilderness. Or choose the 13-mile Dripping Springs Trail. Enjoy other hiking and running trails. Visit nearby Vail Lake Resort with fishing and boating.
General Camping Information
Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
Carry plenty of water on hikes. Tell a responsible person of your itinerary.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.
Dripping Springs Equestrian Sites
Each of the five equestrian sites can accommodate up to 8 people and 2 vehicles. A horse corral is provided. A horse staging area is nearby. Reservations: Dripping Springs Campground Reservations Fee: $15