Hanna Flat Campground

Big Bear Lake - San Bernardino National Forest

Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to Big Bear enjoy a variety of activities and scenic places to visit.

Key San Bernardino National Forest Camping Regulations

  1. Bears: Secure food in bear-proof places.
  2. Fires only in fire rings
  3. Quiet Hours: 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM
  4. Dogs must be on leash and attended at all times.

Hanna Flat Campground

Hanna Flat Campground is 3 miles northwest of Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest. Two of those miles are on rough, unpaved road. The campground is situated in a dense pine forest off the Rim of the World Scenic Byway. At nearby Big Bear Lake visitors enjoy swimming, boating, waterskiing, and fishing. Other favorites are cycling and hiking.

Most of the sites must be reserved ahead time, but 18 are first come, first served. Twenty-three sites are tent-only, the remainder are available for small trailers or RVs or tents. A 3-night minimum stay is required on holiday weekends.

Campground Basics
Location: 3 miles northwest of Fawnskin and Big Bear Lake
Elevation: 7,090 feet
Mileage/Driving Time: 99 miles east of Los Angeles - 2:02
Number of Campsites: 85
Open - Closed: May - October
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $5
Pets: On leash, always attended
Big Bear Discovery Center: (909) 382-2790

Reservations required for most sites (some sites first come, first served)
Booking Window: from 1 day up to 6 months in advance of arrival
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 26 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Favorite Campsites: #9, 17, 23, 32, 37, 45, 50, 52, 56, 83, 75, 87
Campground Map: Hanna Flat Campground Map
Reservations: Hanna Flat Campground
Fees: standard sites $27
  ($29 on holiday weekends)
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Hanna Flat Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, - no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, tap water, campfire circle
Showers: No
Dump station: at Serrano Campground, $10
Nearby attractions: Gray's Peak Trail (3.5 miles), Hanna Flat Trail, Big Bear Lake with fishing, boating, interpretive programs, Big Bear Discover Center, Alpine Pedal Path

General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

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