Activities and Amenities
Attention: Water conservation measures are in effect in this facility. Please do not fill RV water tanks and use water wisely. Thank you.
part ofSan Bernardino National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Thu Apr 03 2014 Season Dates
OverviewThe Council Group Campground is a great place to enjoy a large outdoor gathering with just about everything the San Bernardino National Forest has to offer.
Its location provides a great place for visitors to relax, take in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
In addition to a nearby lake and river access, a variety hiking, biking and horseback riding trails can be accessed from the campground.
The campground is located northeast of San Bernardino, just off of Highway 38, in the Barton Flats area of the San Bernardino Mountains. The highway is part of the Rim of the World Scenic Byway. The campground is situated in a pine forest, at an elevation of about 6,360 feet.
The campground provides access to the famed Santa Ana River Trail, which when completed will travel all the way from the mountains to the pacific ocean, providing spectacular views along the way. It is currently popular with hikers, bikers and horseback riders.
The campground offers one accessible group campsite, available for tent and RV camping. The site can accommodate up to 50 people and 13 vehicles. A campground host is available at nearby Barton Flats Campground if needed for check-in assistance and to answer questions regarding the area.
The Grayback Amphitheater on State Route 38 provides evening educational programs on most Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer months. Programs are hosted by the San Gorgonio Wilderness Association and pertain to the area's background and rich history.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather-related closures contact the forest supervisor's office, at (909) 382-2600.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Take I-10 East to Redlands. Take the University Street exit, EXIT 80. Turn left (northbound) on University Street. Turn right onto E. Lugonia Avenue/SR-38. Continue on State Highway 38 for approximately 17 miles to the campground entrance.
HWY 38 BARTON FLATS RD
ANGELUS OAKS CA 92305