Crab Flats Family Campground
This family campground is located in an area with tall pines, oaks and cedar trees. Crab Flats has 28 sites. 23 sites are reservable sites with a space length of 15 feet through www.recreation.gov.
There are 5 first-come, first-serve sites. Off-Highway vehicle trails are nearby. Green Valley Lake is approximately six miles away. There is no overflow parking. No large RVs. This campground is for off-highway vehicle oriented camping. Amenities include 1 campfire ring, picnic table, drinking water.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Opens 04/21/2023|
|Reservations:||Call 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov. Reservations can be made as early as 6 months or as late as 24 hours in advance.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Open Season:||04/21/2023 - 10/08/2023|
|Restrictions:||3 night minimum for holiday weekends. Camping site fee includes entry for 1 vehicle. Maximum 2 vehicles per site, depending on spur length (no other extra vehicles allowed). A $8 fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground. Due to washouts (potholes) access road to the campground is very narrow and may not accept large RV'S.|
|Closest Towns:||Green Valley Lake, Arrowbear, Running Springs|
|Operated By:||Vista RECREATION ™|
|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 InformationGeneral 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.
Off Highway Vehicle Rules and Safety Tips
From Running Springs, travel toward Arrowbear, to Green Valley Road. Turn left, drive approximately 4 miles to Crab Flats Campground sign. Turn left and continue about 4 miles to the campground.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
OHV Road Riding
OHV Trail Riding
|Parking:||Space length 15 feet-2nd vehicle parking fee $8 per night|