North Shore Family Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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

Reservations: Call NRRS 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
Fees Single site $26 per night. Double site $52 per night. Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle. Extra vehicle fee $8 per night.
Open Season: 04/24/2021 - 10/04/2021
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 3 night minimum for holiday weekends. Pets must be leashed at all times. No public access to Lake Arrowhead. Group camping not available.
Closest Towns: Lake Arrowhead
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790

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

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites27


Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Flush
Parking 2nd vehicle parking fee $5 per night
Tent camping
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Be aware that firewood can harbor insects and diseases; transporting it can move these pests.

Be aware that firewood can harbor insects and diseases that threaten California's valuable forest resources. Transporting firewood can move these pests to new locations. Link opens in a new window