Big Bear Yellow Post Sites
These 13 yellow post sites are individual camping sites. Each campsite is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. No reservations.
Each site is limited to a maximum of 8 persons at any one time. There is limited parking at these sites for 2 vehicles. Amenities includes 1 picnic table and 1 fire ring. There are no restroom facilities. There is no drinking water.
Campfire permits are required for any type of fire use - campfires, or stoves. Campfires may not be allowed certain times of the year. Click here for current fire restriction information.
Where are the Sites?
Contact the Big Bear Discovery Center for current fire restriction information and road conditions. (909) 382-2790 (closed Tues/Wed).
These yellow post sites are on dirt roads, north and south of Big Bear Lake. Please refer to the yellow-post site map available below or pick one up at the Big Bear Discovery Center. High-clearance vehicles are recommended and four-wheel drive vehicles may also be required to reach these sites, depending on current road conditions. RV's and trailers are not recommended.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:|| As of Thursday, 05/26/2022, No wood or charcoal fires or barbecues are allowed due to high fire danger. Gas/Propane appliances are permitted with fuel shut-off valve, stoves, fire-rings, etc. CA Campfire Permit: https://www.readyforwildfire.org/permits/campfire-permit/
|Reservations:||First Come/First Serve, No Reservations|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Picnic tables,Parking|
|Permit Info:||Valid California Campfire Permit required for use of fire ring and or gas / propane stoves and lanterns. Subject to fire use restrictions.|
|Closest Towns:||Big Bear Lake and Fawnskin|
|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)
|Tent camping:||8 people maximum|
|Parking:||2 vehicles maximum|