North Shore Family Campground

Area Status: Closed
Image of North Shore Family Campground's picnic tables under shade trees

North Shore Family campground is within a mixed oak and conifer forest. It is located 23 miles northeast of San Bernardino in the San Bernardino National Forest, 3 miles from Lake Arrowhead Village. There are 28 camping sites. There are 6 first come/first serve sites and 22 reservable sites. Amenities include 1 campfire ring, picnic table, flush toilets, firewood is available for sale. Campground host is on site. Lake Gregory is 20 minutes away and offers fishing, boat rentals and a water slide park.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: ...
Reservations: Call 1-877-444-6777 or 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
  • Single Site $29 - Holiday $31 - 8 person maximum
  • Double Site $56- Holiday $57 - 16 person maximum
  • Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle.
  • Extra vehicle fee $8 per night.
  • RV dump $10
  • Checks under $50 not accepted.
Open Season: 04/21/2023 - 10/02/2023
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 3 night minimum for holiday weekends. Pets must be leashed at all times. No public access to Lake Arrowhead. 
Closest Towns: Lake Arrowhead
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
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 Information


Take Highway 18 to Lake Arrowhead turn-off (Highway 173). Go approximately 2 miles to the stop sign at the Village. Turn right, go approximately 2 more miles around the lake, pass the dam and marinas, and turn right at the Mountains Community Hospital sign. Follow Hospital Road a short distance to the campground.

General 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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 27


Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking: 2nd vehicle parking fee $8 per night
Toilets: Flush
Drinking water:

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