The campground offers one large group site for tent and RV camping. It can accommodate up to 40 people and eight vehicles. Parking spurs are gravel and utility hookups are not provided.
The campsite is equipped with several tables, a campfire circle and grills. Vault toilets are provided. Drinking water and trash collection are not available.
At this time we do not know if group camping will be permitted in 2021 due to Covid19. Group campgrounds will open to reservations when more information is available.
The campground is located 45 miles outside San Bernardino at an elevation of 7,132 feet. It is nestled in a mixed conifer forest with a grassy understory. Mature trees provide much shade throughout the area, but open meadows are also available.
The Big Bear Discovery Center is located about 5 miles from the campground. A variety of information regarding the area, a gift shop, educational programs, an interpretive trail and restroom facilities are available.
The campground provides access to a variety of hiking and mountain biking trails, including the Grays Peak Trail, which leads to Hanna Flat Campground. The 3.4-mile trail starts with some steep climbing before easing into a gradual incline after a mile. The Butler Park Fire Lookout is a short, 1-mile hike or bike from the campground.
Fishing and boating in nearby Big Bear Lake are popular activities. Anglers can look forward to a catch of trout, bluegill, crappie, catfish and largemouth bass. Because of cold water temperatures and the presence of underwater obstacles near the shorelines, swimming at the lake is somewhat discouraged, unless done in designated areas.
SAN BERNARDINO CA
For campground inquiries, please call: 909-866-8550
Take I-10 east (State Highway 330) to Running Springs. Turn onto State Highway 18 and continue to Big Bear Lake Dam but do not cross the dam. Drive straight on State Highway 38 to Fawnskin and turn left on Rim of the World Drive (Forest Route 3N14). Continue for just over a mile to Forest Route 2N13. Follow Forest Route 2N13 for a short distance to the campground.