Heart Bar Family Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Heart Bar Family Campground has 89 sites. There are 63 sites that are reservable through www.recreation.gov

There are 26 first come/first serve sites. Amenities include a campfire ring, picnic table, bear box, potable water, fire wood sales, and a campground host. This campground is located near the San Gorgonio Wilderness and Sand to Snow National Monument. This campground is 20.3 miles from the Big Bear Discovery Center. Elevation is 6,900 feet. Accessible.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: One household per campsite. No gathering with other households.
Reservations: Call NRRS 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: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single site $26 per night. Double Site $52.00 per night. Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle. Double sites allow for 2 vehicles. Extra vehicle fee $8 per night. RV dump $10
Open Season: 04/24/2020 - 11/08/2020
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum holiday weekend stay. Pets must be leashed. No firearms or fireworks are allowed to be discharged in campground.
Closest Towns: Angeles Oaks & Big Bear City
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: California Land Management
Information Center: Big Bear Discovery Center 909-382-2790

General Information


Located 35 miles northeast of San Bernardino. Take 1-10 East to Redlands. Take the University Street exit, EXIT 80. Turn left (northbound) on University Street. Turn right on to E. Lugonia Avenue/SR-38. Go northeast on Highway 38 for approximately 30 miles to Forest Road IN02. Turn right on Forest Service Road 1N02. Proceed 0.25 miles to campground.

From the Discovery Center take SR Hwy 38 towards Redlands for 20.3 miles and turn left 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.

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Campground Camping


Picnic tables 1 table
Drinking water
Toilets Vault
Parking Space Length 50' - 2nd vehicle parking fee $7 per night
Tent camping
Accessible 2 campsites
Camping trailer
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