Council Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This group campground is located in the Barton Flats area in a pine forest.  Amenities include 6 picnic tables, 3 double pedestal grills, 2 single pedestal grills, 2 group fire rings. It accommodates up to 50 people and 10 vehicles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campfires, including grill/barbeque fires, will be prohibited beginning June 23, 2021
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,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $225.00 per night.
Open Season: 05/28/2021 - 11/06/2021
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on the weekends and a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. Parking is limited. No discharge of fireworks or firearms allowed in campground. All pets must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Angeles Oaks
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 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. From the Mill Creek Work Station go approximately 17 miles to 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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Camping trailer
Picnic tables 6 tables
Tent camping
Parking 10 vehicles maximum
Toilets Vault toilets
Drinking water Potable
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