Area Status: Open
This area is Open

These 9 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 Yellow Post Sites for 2 vehicles. Amenities include 1 picnic table and 1 fire ring. There are no restroom facilities. There is no drinking water. Please pack it in - pack it out!

During winter, Keller Peak Road closes due to snow accumulation, but it is still possible to hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski to these sites.

These sites are near the Children's Forest Visitor Center, the Children's Forest Exploration Trail, and the Keller Peak Fire Lookout. 

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

At a Glance

Current Conditions: California Campfire Permit required
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: Running Springs and Arrowbear
Water: No Water
Restroom: No Restroom
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790 (closed Tues/Wed)

General Information


This is a paved road but is very narrow and not recommended for trailers or RV's.

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Campground Camping


Picnic tables
Parking 2 vehicles maximum
Tent camping