Camp and Stargaze at Burriston Ponds

Added by Eric Bennett

Free campsite. Having lakeside views out of the tent. Great for swimming, especially with the awesome rope swing. Great stargazing and warm water!

Pulling into Mona Reservoir you will see campsites, which you can set up at for free. There are some trees to hang up a hammock and have a relaxing afternoon and evening.

The bonus is that there's an awesome rope swing, which makes this a great place to cool off during summer. Make sure to look up at night because the milky way will be poppin' off since you are far away from any light pollution.

To sum it up, this s great place to swim, chill, make a campfire, cook some hotdogs, stargaze, and pass out.

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Chillin
Camping
Photography
Swimming
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic

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Can No Longer Camp

Signs posted everywhere saying no overnight camping allowed at the ponds

Something to do.

Always meet nice people there. :)

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