Chiriaco Summit-Patton Museum

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Chiriaco Rd.
Chiriaco Summit, CA 92201
Official Website

GPS: 33.6634, -115.7232

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 25
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 1713 ft

Look for sign that reads "Welcome to Chiriaco Summit Dry Camp Area” directing you to camping area behind the General Patton Museum.

6 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
AT&T Voice Only
2bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Riikkis would stay here again

“Peaceful, clean site, awesome host! And it’s free!”

Reviewed May 18, 2018

Overall Rating

I just stayed here in a tent for two nights with a few kids. The site is conviniently located only 15 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park. There is a gas station right next to the site and they sell basically everything there (prices good be better, but..).

The host was friendly and welcoming. I would definitely stay here again!

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Sprint 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


13 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 7

LesleyCPhoto would stay here again

“So much history!!!”

Reviewed Apr 17, 2018

Overall Rating

We were very pleased with finding this location. So much history on this land. The spots were nice and level. Coyotes nightly right up to the tent and ate the dogs food. So watch your pets. The host was great. The cafe has AMAZING food and free wifi!!!

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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WHR NXT
Fort Myers, FL
38 Itasca Sunova
6 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 16

WHR NXT would stay here again

“Beautiful scenery, great stop!”

Reviewed Apr 23, 2017

Overall Rating

We pulled in here late at night, and chose this site over JT BLM because we didn't want to navigate that late. So glad we did! The spot was great, easy to back in for our 38 ft Class A, and easy to get to JT from here (a 10 minute drive). The site hosts were lovely and welcoming. When I inquired about running our generator the next day... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Jeanine
Portland, OR
27 Fleetwood Jamboree
5 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: ??
“Only for an overnighter -if longer go to JPNP”

Reviewed Mar 15, 2017

Overall Rating

Camp "manager" is power crazy - told us to move for no apparent reason -there are lots of sites and just us and two other rigs were there but for some reason he wanted us to move. I told him NO - first come first serve - we sure weren't infringing on anyone. He said he'd kick us out if we didn't move. Gees -- what's this clown get ... more

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4bars
AT&T Voice Only

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Robert and Michelle

17 Jayco Jay flight
2012 Dodge Ram
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 7

Robert and Michelle would stay here again

“Awesome dry camping for free... 10 minutes to Joshua Tree ”

Reviewed Feb 20, 2017

Overall Rating

This place is free dry camping! Not to many people know about camping here. The sites are back behind the General Patton museum. The museum is awesome, $6 or free for active military. It is packed with history. This place is right off the freeway. Joshua Tree is an exit away, about 10 minutes all the way to the Joshua Tree entrance/vis... more

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5bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Jeff-n-Deb
Dewey, AZ
25 Airstream Flying Cloud
2017 Ford F 250
27 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Jeff-n-Deb would stay here again

“A great overnighter with an incredible history”

Reviewed Nov 06, 2016

Overall Rating

Park your rig in the middle of where over a million American soldiers trained for desert fighting in WW2. The free dry camping is behind the General Patton museum. He came up with the plan to train soldiers in the weather they would fight in...in North Africa. The camping is free but the museum and the history it holds is priceless... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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