Cactus Flat OHV Staging Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Cactus Flats OHV Staging Area bathroom and sign north of Big Bear Lake

Cactus Flat OHV Staging Area is off of Highway 18, north of Big Bear and south of Lucerne Valley.  Look for Forest Road 3N03 and go southeast, following the signs to the staging area. There is a vault toilet and a couple of picnic tables at the staging area along with ample parking and informtional signs.  Camping is allowed, but campfires (wood and charcoal) are not allowed. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No "Red Sticker" vehicles - May 1 through September 30
Fees An Adventure Pass is required on vehicles parked at staging area. Vehicles on the OHV routes require either a license plate, red, or green sticker. Information for red and green sticker regulations and licensing requirements can be found at Adventure Passes are $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. For more information, please visit our recreation pass page.
Closest Towns: Big Bear Lake to the south, Lucerne Valley to the north
Water: none
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Information Center: Big Bear Ranger Station & Discovery Center, 41397 North Shore Drive, Highway 38, Fawnskin, CA 92333

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