Dogwood Family Campground

Area Status: Open
A large tent is set up in a shaded campsite in Dogwood Campground.

This family campground is located 20 miles northeast of San Bernardino, CA in the San Bernardino National Forest. There are 87 reservable sites. There are no first-come/first serve sites. Activities include Interpretive programs on Friday and Saturday nights, hiking trails, 15 minutes away from Lake Gregory, with boating, fishing and a water slide park.

Amenities and services include camp host, dump station, RV hookups, fire rings, firewood sales, interpretive trails, interpretive programs, picnic tables, showers and restrooms. Accessible. Lake Arrowhead Village, with its fine dining and quaint shops, is only 5 minutes away.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: ...
Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or Reservations can be made as early as 6 months or as late as 24 hours in advance. Dogwood Family Campground 909-866-8550. 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
  • Single Site $40 - Holiday $42 - 8 person maximum
  • Double Site $73- Holiday $79 - 16 person maximum
  • Single Site with Hook up Site $51.00 - Holiday $53 - 8 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: 04/21/2023 - 10/29/2023
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 3 night minimum for holiday weekends. A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground. No ATV/OHV in campground. No usage of firearms, chainsaws or fireworks in the campground. Pets must be leashed at all times.
Yellow Warning Triangle Symbol
CAUTION: Bears frequent the area. All food must be kept in approved containers.  
Closest Towns: Lake Arrowhead
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush - Hot Showers
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



From San Bernardino, take North Waterman Avenue, which becomes CA-18, towards Lake Arrowhead. Proceed for approximately 15 miles. Use the second left turn lane after Rimforest (going east). Turn slight left on to Daley Canyon Access Road. Daley Canyon Access Road is 0.3 miles past Bear Springs Road. Daley Canyon Access Road becomes CA-189/Lakes Edge Road. Turn right into the campground entrance. This road will bring you straight into the campground.

Please note: Daley Canyon Access Road is 3 miles west of the Arrowhead Ranger Station in Skyforest. Dogwood Campground is located 1 mile from the town of Rimforest

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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 93
Reservation Info Reservations must be made at least 1 day in advance.

Interpretive Areas

Interpretive programs are on Friday and Saturday nights


Interpretive Site:
Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Toilets: Flush
Parking: 2nd vehicle parking fee $8 per night
Accessible: 4 sites
Drinking water:

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