San Gorgonio Family Campground
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 www.recreation.gov.
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:||Limited water is available. Showers are not available at this time. Open season 04/22/2022 thru 10/08/2022.|
|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,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Open Season:||04/23/2021 - 10/30/2021|
|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 1-909-382-2600.|
|Closest Towns:||Angeles Oaks and Big Bear City|
|Operated By:||California Land Management|
|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)
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.
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.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||54|
|Reservation Info||Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. http://www.recreation.gov/camping/San_Gorgonio_Ca/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO\&parkId=70182\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot|
|Parking:||Space length 55'- 2nd vehicle parking fee $8 per night|
|Toilets:||Flush and showers|