Bluff Mesa Group Campground

Area Status: Closed

This Group Campground is located on the south side of Big Bear Lake. It will accommodate up to 40 people with 8 vehicles. Vehicle access is via Forest Service Road 2N10. Amenities include 5 picnic tables, 1 double pedestal grill, 1 group fire ring and vault toilets.

At a Glance

Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or visit  Reservations can be made as early as 12 months in advance.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
  • Group Site $149 - Holiday $159
Open Season: 04/21/2023 - 10/08/2023
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Pack It In/Pack It OutThis campground is "Pack it in. Pack it out" There is no trash service. For current fire restrictions contact the Big Bear Discovery Center. All pets must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Big Bear Lake
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
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



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 on to E. Big Bear Blvd./SR-38. Continue westbound on Big Bear Blvd/SR-18 into the City of Big Bear Lake. From State Highway 18, west of the village, turn left on to Millcreek Road. Proceed past Aspen Glen Picnic Area, 0.4 mile and turn left to continue on to Millcreek Road to Forest Road 2N10. Proceed on 2N10 for 0.8 mile to the end of pavement. Continue on 2N10 past Cedar Lake turnoff. Proceed on 2N10 for 3.3 miles to 2N86. Turn right on 2N86 and continue for 0.6 of a mile. Turn left on 2N86A and proceed 0.1 mile, then turn right for 0.2 of a mile to Bluff Mesa Group 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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Group Camping


Camping trailer:
Picnic tables: 5 tables
Tent camping:
Parking: 8 vehicles
Toilets: Vault toilets

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