Grout Bay Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
Forested land surrounding Grout Bay at Big Bear Lake, CA

Grout Bay Picnic Area is located on the scenic north shore of Big Bear Lake. The Grays Peak trailhead is across the highway from the picnic area. The picnic area is closed during nesting season from winter to spring, sometimes extending into summer. This site is accessible.


At a Glance

Area Amenities: Accessible, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: U.S. Fee Area Logo Adventure Pass Required $5/day or $30/year. Interagency Passes also accepted. For more information, please visit our recreation pass page.
Open Season: - 11/30/2022
Closest Towns: Fawnskin
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
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


Located 1/4 mile west of Fawnskin on Hwy 38

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Parking: 8 vehicles
Toilets: Flush

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