Crest Park Picnic Area

Area Status: Open

Strawberry Peak Fire Lookout Tower is nearby. This is a nice setting, with the highway junction to Lake Arrowhead adjacent, great for mountain visitors headed for Lake Arrowhead to stop and enjoy the view. Parking area not plowed for snow. This site is accessible.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Yellow Warning Triangle Symbol Wood or charcoal fires are only allowed in agency provided grills. Gas/Propane appliances are permitted with fuel shut-off valve, stoves, fire-rings, etc. CA Campfire Permit: 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: U.S. Fee Area Logo Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. For more information, please visit our recreation pass page.
Restroom: Available
Passes: Adventure Pass or Interagency America the Beautiful Recreation Fee pass required.
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

Directions: Hwy 18 west of Hwy 173

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information




Toilets: vault

Recreation Areas

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