Hanna Flat Campground

Big Bear Lake - San Bernardino National Forest


Big Bear Lake


Big Bear Lake
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to beautiful Big Bear Lake find many wonderful attractions. At Hanna Flat Campground, campers relax in a nice setting only a few miles from the lake.

  • Set out on hiking trails to various destinations in the area and connect to the Pacific Crest Trail.
  • Spend a fun day at Alpine Slide. They have an alpine slide, a water slide, go-karts, and miniature golf.
  • Join a trail ride at Baldwin Lake Stables
  • Head out for a day of mountain biking or road cycling.
  • In the summer Snow Summit has scenic Sky Chairlift rides, sight-seeing, hiking, mountain biking, and golf.
  • Be sure to drop in at the Big Bear Discovery Center for complete information about forest activities.
  • Tour the fascinating Big Bear Historical Museum.
  • Play tennis and golf.
  • For even more excitement, head out to Action Zipline Tours.
  • Find plenty of boat rentals for fishing and water skiing at Big Bear Lake.
  • Head out on the lake paddleboarding, canoeing, and kayaking.

Key Hanna Flat Campground Regulations

  1. Campfires are only allowed in provided fire rings.
  2. Quiet Hours are observed from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
  3. Dogs must be on leash no longer than 6 feet and always attended.
  4. Avoid problems with bears by securing food in bear-proof places.

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 at Hanna Flat Campground 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.

Hanna Flat Campground Basics
Hanna Flat Campground 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 at Hanna Flat Campground
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 Reservations
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
Attractions mear Hanna Flat Campground: Hike the Gray's Peak Trail (3.5 miles). Or take the Hanna Flat Trail. Go to Big Bear Lake with boating, waterskiing, and fishing. Visit the Big Bear Discover Center. Walk or cycle the 3.2-mile 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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