Juniper Springs Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Located in the San Bernardino Mountains forty-five miles from San Bernardino, California, this campground is situated in a pinon-juniper woodland nearby a meadow. There is non-potable water. No drinking water is available at this campground. Amenities include one double pedestal grill, four picnic tables, one group fire ring and vault toilets.

Hiking and biking opportunities are nearby. OHV, (Green Sticker/Red Sticker) opportunities can be found at the Cactus Flats staging area. Green Sticker vehicles or UTV’s are not allowed within the campground. Green sticker vehicles are restricted to Green Sticker routes.

The nearest showers are at Serrano Campground, fifteen miles away. Markets and restaurants can be found in the Big Bear City and the City of Big Bear Lake (eleven miles away). Popular activities include boating, fishing and swimming at Big Bear Lake. Access to Juniper Springs Campground is via a graded dirt road - low clearance vehicles are not recommended. Winter road conditions may prohibit accessibility by vehicle, due to snow.

This group campground accommodates a maximum of 40 people and 8 vehicles. Fire Restrictions vary throughout the year; please call the Big Bear Discovery Center (909) 382-2790 for road conditions, current Fire Restrictions and further information.

At a Glance

Reservations: Call NRRS 1-877-444-6777 or Reservations can be made as early at 12 months in advance.

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $132.00 per night, Holiday $ 142.00 per night
Open Season: 04/24/2020 - 10/11/2020
Restrictions: Campground capacity, maximum of 40 persons and 8 vehicles. Fire restrictions vary throughout the year. Please call the Big Bear Discovery Center. 909-382-2790.
Closest Towns: Big Bear City
Water: None
Restroom: vault
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 (northbound) on University Street. Turn right onto E. Lugonia Avenue/SR-38. Continue on Highway 38 until you reach Forest Service Road 2N01. Make a right on FS Road 2N01 and proceed 2.2 miles.Turn right just before the junction of 2N04 and 2N01, proceed 0.6 mile and part at the camp. Vehicles with a high clearance is recommended.It is not recommended for trailers.

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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Group Camping


Picnic tables 4 tables
Drinking water Non-potable
Toilets Vault toilets
Parking 8 vehicles maximum
Tent camping
Camping trailer