Messenger Flat Campground has 10 first-come, first-served sites with fire pits, tables and vault toilets. Water is not available. However, the site does have two horse corrals and is located adjacent to the Pacific Crest Trail, which permits equestrian use. Mt. Gleason is located about half a mile to the east, at an elevation of 5,900 feet.
Directions from La Canada, CA: Travel Interstate 210, exit at Angeles Crest Hwy. (Hwy. 2). Drive north for 9 miles. Turn left onto the Angeles Forest Highway (County Rd. N3) and drive approximately 12 miles to Mill Creek Summit. Turn left on Santa Clara Divide Road and continue 11 miles to the campground. The site is on the Santa Clara Divide Road.
Normal Services Available:
(NOTE: Piped water available only until November 15, then it is shut off for Winter.)