Big Pine Flat Family Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground is situated in the forest about one-half hour north of Big Bear Lake.

Big Pine Flat Family Campground is located in the mountains at an elevation of 6820 feet. It has 19 sites and is a first come-first serve campground. There is an on-site campground host. Campsites include picnic table, fire ring, and drinking water. Nearest showers are located at Serrano Campground. For more information and current fire restrictions call the Big Bear Discovery Center: 909-382-2790.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: First Come/First Serve - No Reservations
Reservations: First Come/First Serve - No Reservations
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single site $26 per night/per site.  2nd vehicle parking fee $8 per night.
Open Season: 04/23/2021 - 10/09/2021
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Campsite Space/Spur length is 30 feet. The availability of water is limited. Please fill up trailers/RV's before coming to the campground. All OHV green sticker and red stickers vehicles must be registered. All pets must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Fawnskin
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center:
Big Bear Discovery Center
40971 North Shore Drive, Highway 38
Fawnskin, CA 92333
Call (909) 382-2790

General Information


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/SR-18/SR-38. Turn left onto North Shore Drive, SR-38. Continue on North Shore Drive/Hwy 38 until you reach the City of Fawnskin. As you reach the “Y”, veer right on to Rim of the World Drive, past the County Fire Station 96. Continue on Rim of the World, after the pavement ends the road turns into Forest Road 3N14. This dirt road will take you approximately 7 miles to Big Pine Flat Campground. The Big Pine Flat Campground entrance gates will be on your left, 50 yards past 3N16.

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Picnic tables
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Parking 2nd Vehicle parking fee $8/ per night
Toilets Vault
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