North Shore Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

North Shore Family campground is within a mixed oak and conifer forest. It is located 23 miles northeast of San Bernardino in the San Bernardino National Forest, 3 miles from Lake Arrowhead Village. There are 28 camping sites. There are 6 first come/first serve sites and 22 reservable sites. Amenities include 1 campfire ring, picnic table, flush toilets, firewood is available for sale. Campground host is on site. Lake Gregory is 20 minutes away and offers fishing, boat rentals and a water slide park.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: One household per campsite. No gathering with other households.
Reservations: Call NRRS 1-877-444-6777 or Reservations can be made as early as 6 months or as late as 24 hours in advance.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single site $26 per night. Double site $52 per night. Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle. Extra vehicle fee $8 per night.
Open Season: 05/22/2020 - 10/04/2020
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 3 night minimum for holiday weekends. Pets must be leashed at all times. No public access to Lake Arrowhead. Group camping not available.
Closest Towns: Lake Arrowhead
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790

General Information


Take Highway 18 to Lake Arrowhead turn-off (Highway 173). Go approximately 2 miles to the stop sign at the Village. Turn right, go approximately 2 more miles around the lake, pass the dam and marinas, and turn right at the Mountains Community Hospital sign. Follow Hospital Road a short distance to the 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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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Flush
Parking 2nd vehicle parking fee $5 per night
Tent camping
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