Tanglewood Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Tanglewood Group Campground is located in Holcomb Valley, approximately 45 miles from San Bernadino, at an elevation of 7,542 feet. This campground is situated in a Juniper/Pinyon forest. Amenities include 6 picnic tables, 1 double pedestal grill, 1 single pedestal grill, 1 group fire ring and vault toilets.There is no trash pick up so please bring garbage bags. This facility is "Pack it in. Pack it out." There is no water, please bring your own water. The nearest showers are at Serrano Campground. Markets and restaraunts are available in Big Bear. Popular activities include boating, fishing, and swimmimg at Big Bear Lake. Other recreation opportunities in the area include hiking, biking, and rock climbing. Gold Fever Trail is nearby.  Please check for current fire restrictions with the Discovery Center: 909-866-3437. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Call NRRS 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov Reservations can be made as early as 12 months or as late as 24 hours in advance based on availability.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $120 per night, Holiday $130 per night.
Open Season: 05/16/2014 - 10/12/2014
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Campground capacity, maximum of 40 persons and 8 vehicles. No extra vehicles can be accommodated at this campground. No refunds are given for bad weather.
Closest Towns: Fawnskin and Big Bear Lake
Water: potable
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790

General Information

Directions:

Directions from Redlands:

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 into Big Bear City, to E. Big Bear Blvd. Turn left onto E. Big Bear Blvd./SR-38. Turn right onto Greenway Drive/CA-18/SR-38. Turn left onto North Shore Drive, SR-38.Continue on North Shore Drive/Hwy 38 until you reach the Van Dusen Canyon Road, Forest Service Road 3N09. Make a right hand turn on Van Dusen Canyon Road. Continue on the Forest Service Road 3N09 for approximately 4 miles. Turn right on Forest Service Road 3N16, continue for approximately 2 miles. Make a right on Forest Service Road 3N79 to the Group Campground.

Directions from San Bernardino:

Take I-10 East to San Bernardino. Merge onto CA-210 W via Exit 77 toward CA-330/Highland. Merge onto CA-330 N via Exit 81 toward Mtn Resorts. CA-330 N becomes CA-18 in the town of Running Springs. Take CA-18 to Big Bear. At the Dam/Bridge, turn left onto CA-38 at the signal light towards Fawnskin.Continue on North Shore Drive/CA-38 through Fawnskin. Continue on North Shore Drive/Hwy 38 until you reach the Van Dusen Canyon Road, Forest Service Road 3N09. Make a left  hand turn on Van Dusen Canyon Road. Continue on the Forest Service Road 3N09 for approximately 4 miles. Turn right on Forest Service Road 3N16, continue for approximately 2 miles. Make a right on Forest Service Road 3N79 to the Group Campground.


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.


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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets Vault toilets
Picnic tables 6 tables
Parking 8 Vehicles Maximum
Tent camping