Keller Peak Yellow Post Sites

Area Status: Unreachable
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There are 9 individual Yellow Post sites. Each campsite will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis ONLY! Each site is limited to a maximum of 8 people and 2 vehicles ONLY, this sites have very limited space. Amenities include 1 picnic table and 1 fire ring per site. There are no restroom facilities or drinking water. Please Pack It In - Pack It Out & Leave No Trace!

Camping Regulation due to Forest Order 05-12-52-20-06

  1. Camping for a period longer than 14 consecutive days within 300 feet of Keller Peak Road, including all Yellow Post Sit es. 36 CFR 261.58(a).
  2. Camping within a quarter mile of the locations listed in Exhibit A. 36 CFR 261.58(e).
  3. Having more than eight people in any Keller Peak Yellow Post Site. 36 CFR 261.58(f).
  4. Possessing, parking, or leaving more than two vehicles, except motorcycles or bicycles in any Keller Peak Yellow Post Site. 36 CFR 261.58(i).

During winter, Keller Peak Road closes due to snow accumulation, but it is still possible to hike, snowshoe, or cross-country ski to these sites.

These sites are near the Children's Forest Visitor Center, the Children's Forest Exploration Trail, and the Keller Peak Fire Lookout.

Campfire permits are required for any type of fire use - campfires, charcoal BBQ`s, or gas stoves. Campfires and charcoal BBQ`s may not be allowed certain times of the year. Click here for current fire restriction information.

Keller Peak Yellow Post Site Map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Yellow Warning Triangle Symbol Forest Service Road 1N96, Keller Peak Road is currently closed to motorized vehicles. It's one of our seasonal winter closures. 
Reservations: First Come/First Serve. No Reservations.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Parking
Fees: Recreation Pass not required.
Permit Info: Valid California Campfire Permit required for use of fire ring and or gas / propane stoves and lanterns. Subject to current fire restrictions.
Busiest Season: Summer
  • NO CAMPFIRES ARE ALLOWED until campfire rings are re-installed.
  • Pack out what you pack in and Leave No Trace!
Closest Towns: Running Springs and Arrowbear
Water: No Water
Restroom: No Restroom
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
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


This is a paved road but is very narrow and not recommended for trailers or RV's.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking: 2 vehicles maximum

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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