Big Bear Yellow Post Sites


These 11 yellow post sites are individual camping sites. Each campsite will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. No reservations.

Each site is limited to a maximum of 8 persons at any one time. There is limited parking at these sites for 2 vehicles. Amenities includes 1 picnic table and 1 fire ring. There are no restroom facilities. There is no drinking water.

Campfire permits are required for any type of fire use - campfires, or stoves. Campfires may not be allowed certain times of the year. Click here for current fire restriction information.

Where are the Sites? 

Contact the Big Bear Discovery Center for current fire restriction information and road conditions. (909) 382-2790 (closed Tues/Wed).

These yellow post sites are on dirt roads, north and south of Big Bear Lake. Please refer to the yellow-post site map available for free at the Big Bear Discovery Center.  High-clearance vehicles are recommended and four-wheel drive vehicles may also be required to reach these sites, depending on current road conditions.  RV's and trailers are not recommended.

At a Glance

Reservations: First Come/First Serve, No Reservations
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Parking
Fees Adventure Pass is not required.
Permit Info: Valid California Campfire Permit required for use of fire ring and or gas / propane stoves and laterns. - subject to fire use restrictions
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 8 person maximum. 2 vehicle maximum. Avoid parking on grasses and vegetation at all times. Yellow post campsites have a 14 day camping limit.
Closest Towns: Big Bear Lake and Fawnskin
Water: No Water
Restroom: No Restroom
Passes: Adventure Pass is not required.
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790


Camping & Cabins

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Picnic tables
Parking 2 vehicles maximum
Tent camping 8 people maximum