Area Status: Closed
Located in the San Bernardino Mountains forty-five miles from San Bernardino, California, this campground is situated in a pinon-juniper woodland nearby a meadow. There is non-potable water. No drinking water available at this campground. Bearproof trash cans are provided. Amenities include a group fire ring, one (1) large grill, four (4) picnic tables, and a vault toilet. Hiking and biking opportunities are nearby. OHV, (Green Sticker/Red Sticker) opportunities can be found at the Cactus Flats staging area. Green Sticker vehicles or UTV’s are not allowed within the campground. Green sticker vehicles are restricted to Green Sticker routes.
The nearest showers are at Serrano Campground, fifteen miles away. Markets and restaurants can be found in the City of Big Bear Lake (eleven miles away). Popular activities include boating, fishing and swimming at Big Bear Lake. Access to Juniper Springs Campground is via a graded dirt road - low clearance vehicles are not recommended. Winter road conditions may prohibit accessibility by vehicle, due to snow.
Reservations are required. Dates: May 1st - Nov. 30th. Reservations are available by contacting the National Reservation Service at 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov. From December 1st - April 30th reservations must be made through the Big Bear Discovery Center, 909-382-2790. This group campground accommodates a maximum of 40 people and 8 vehicles. Camping fees are $60/night plus the reservation fee. Winter road conditions may prohibit accessibility by vehicle, due to snow. Always carry chains whenever in the mountains during the winter. It’s the law. Fire Restrictions vary throughout the year; please call the Big Bear Discovery Center (909) 382-2790 for road conditions, current Fire Restrictions and further information.
At a Glance
||Closed for the season
www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$60 per night
||Campground capacity, maximum of 40 persons and 8 vehicles. Fire restrictions vary throughout the year. Campers MUST call the Big Bear Discovery Center at 909-866-3437 for the latest fire-related information.
||Big Bear City
||California Land Management
||Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790
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 Highway 38 until you reach Forest Service Road 2N01. Make a right on FS Road 2N01 and proceed 2.2 miles.Turn right just before the junction of 2N04 and 2N01, proceed 0.6 mile and part at the camp. Vehicles with a high clearance is recommended.It is not recommended for trailers.