Crab Flats Family Campground

Area Status: Closed
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Crab Flat Campground is a great spot for OHV enthusiasts as it's located near several riding trails.

This family campground is located in an area with tall pines, oaks and cedar trees. Crab Flats has 28 sites. 23 sites are  reservable sites with a space length of 15 feet through www.recreation.gov

  There are 5 first-come, first-serve sites. Off-Highway vehicle trails are nearby. Green Valley Lake is approximately six miles away. There is no overflow parking. No large RVs. This campground is for off-highway vehicle oriented camping. Amenities include 1 campfire ring, picnic table, drinking water.

At a Glance

Reservations: Call NRRS 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov Reservations can be made as early as 6 months or as late as 24 hours in advance. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single site $20, Holiday single $22. Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle. Extra vehicle fee $5 per night.
Open Season: 05/09/2014 - 11/02/2014
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 3 night minimum for holiday weekends. Maximum 2 vehicles per site, depending on spur length (no other extra vehicles allowed). A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground. Due to washouts (potholes) access road to the campground is very narrow and may not accept large RV'S. Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle. This campground is a staging area for ATV/OHV's. Driving Alert - Crab Flats is accessed via a 4 mile dirt road which was graded this spring.  There is a shallow creek crossing near the campground. Trailers, 5th Wheels and Motorhomes over 28 feet not recommended.
Closest Towns: Green Valley Lake, Arrowbear, Running Springs
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: California Land Management www.clm-services.com
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790

General Information

General Notes:

Reservations can be placed as late as 24 hours in advance based upon availability. For example, reservations could be made on a Thursday before 2pm, for a Friday 2pm check in, if there is availability.

Off Highway Vehicle Rules and Safety Tips


Directions:

From Running Springs, travel toward Arrowbear, to Green Valley Road. Turn left, drive approximately 4 miles to Crab Flats Campground sign. Turn left and continue about 4 miles to the campground.


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Amenities

Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Parking Space length 15 feet-2nd vehicle parking fee $5 per night
Tent camping
Drinking water