San Gorgonio Family Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This family campground is located 36 miles northeast of San Bernardino, California, within 25 miles of Big Bear Lake. There are 54 camping sites that are reservable through

 There are no first come/first serve sites. Amenities include 1 campfire ring, picnic table, bear box, flush toilets and showers. Firewood is available for sale at the campground. This campground is close to the Barton Flats Visitor Center and Greyback Amphitheatre where campfire programs are presented on summertime weekends. Elevation is 6,500 ft.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: One household per campsite. No gathering with other households.  
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,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single site $31.00, Double $62.00. Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle. Extra vehicle fee $8 per night. A double site is allowed 2 vehicles. RV dump $10.
Open Season: 05/22/2020 - 09/27/2020
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends and a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. Parking is limited. No discharge of firearms or fireworks. Campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed, check with the San Bernardino National Forest at 909-382-2600.
Closest Towns: Angeles Oaks and Big Bear City
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center (909) 382-2790

General Information



Take I-10 East to Redlands. Take the University Street exit, EXIT 80. Turn left (headed northbound) on University Street. Turn right onto E. Lugonia Avenue/SR-38. Continue on State Highway 38. From the Mill Creek Work Center( Ranger Station) to San Gorgonio Campground is 19.2 miles. Campground entrance will be on the left.

From the Discovery Center take Hwy SR 38 towards Redlands for 25.4 miles. Turn right into 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 Sites54
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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Flush and showers
Parking Space length 55'- 2nd vehicle parking fee $7 per night
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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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