Barton Flats Family Campground

Area Status: Open
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Located thirty-six miles northeast of San Bernardino, this hosted campground has 51 reservable sites (7 of them are accessible). There are showers, an RV dump station and firewood for sale on site. Bear boxes are available at each campsite for food storage. Box dimension 48"x 29"x 26".

The Rio Monte hiking trail  starts here and leads uphill to Jenks Lake and Santa Ana River. This campground is within twenty-five miles of Big Bear Lake and at an elevation of 6,500 feet.

At a Glance

Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or Can be made from 24 hours to up to 6  months in advance.
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
  • Single Site $36 - Holiday $38 - 8 person maximum
  • Double Site $71- Holiday $73 - 16 person maximum
  • Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle.
  • Extra vehicle fee $8 per night.
  • RV dump $10
  • Checks under $50 not accepted.
Open Season: 03/24/2023 - 10/29/2023
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on the weekends and a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. A single site is allowed 1 vehicle, and any extra vehicles are $8 per night. A double site is allowed 2 vehicles, and the extra vehicles will be charged $8, These fees will be collected by the host. All pets must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Angelus Oaks
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Vista RECREATION ™
Information Center:
Mountain Top Ranger District | Big Bear Discovery Center
40971 North Shore Drive, Highway 38
P.O. Box 69
Fawnskin, CA 92333
1-909-382-2790 Thursday thru Monday. (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

General Information


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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.


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. From the Mill Creek Work Center it is approximately 18.8 to the campground entrance. Turn left into the campground.

From the Big Bear Discovery Center take SR-38 towards Redlands for 25.8 miles and turn right into the campground.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 52


Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking: 2nd vehicle parking fee $8 per night
Toilets: Flush & Showers
Accessible: 7 sites
Drinking water:

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