• Starbucks to close all company-owned locations for training May 29 April 18, 2018
    Starbucks Coffee Company announced April 17 it will close more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States during the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in the stores. Training will be provided to…
  • Cox, Allen square off at the county Republican Endorsement Convention April 18, 2018
    The San Bernardino County Republican Party’s central committee tried something new April 14 in Ontario. Members of the party gathered at the Holiday Inn near the airport to hear speeches by a number of state and local government candidates. The…
  • Lighthouse Youth Orchestras dominate Judges Invitational April 18, 2018
    Friday the 13th was a lucky day for the Lighthouse Youth Orchestras. The groups took first place in Middle School Orchestra and High School Orchestra at the Judges Invitational Competition, a special event of the Forum Music Festivals held at…
  • Nottinghams hosts Rose Parade fundraiser April 18, 2018
    Big Bear has been accepted into the 2019 Tournament of Roses.
  • Shooting fun fair in Lucerne Valley April 28 April 18, 2018
    Spend a day at the Lucerne Valley Lions Club and Shooting Range April 28. It’s the High Desert Shooting Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Documentary screens at Whispering Pines April 18, 2018
    The award-winning documentary “Take Back Your Power — the Truth About Smart Meters” is back for a second screening after a successful first showing a few weeks ago. The 83-minute program on smart meters will be shown at Whispering Pines…
  • Women’s Connection celebrates spring April 18, 2018
    The next Women’s Connection luncheon’s theme is spring picnics and lemonade. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 25 at the The Lodge at Big Bear Lake.
  • For our consideration April 18, 2018
    It’s not something that can happen overnight. There are more questions than answers at this stage of the game. Valleywide incorporation has been considered before and failed. Now, some residents believe it is time to reconsider the proposal.


In the Big Bear mountain region, explorers love camping near Big Bear Lake, Big Bear City, Fawnskin, and outerlying areas. The spots are convenient and exciting! Many sites have close access to activities like hiking, fishing, biking, and more. Plus, there are so many sites to choose from. Grounds in this area offer access to fishing, boating, hiking, and some are very close to shopping as well for a quick stop when needed.

RV Camping is one of the most comfortable and social means of camping. Big Bear mountain hosts both luxury RV camping sites and standard sites.

Group Campgrounds include sites close to Big Bear and surrounding cities, as well as sites farther out around the San Bernardino National Forest are maintained by the Forest Service. These include private and public grounds.

Yellow Post Campsites are for those who want a camping experience nestled deep in the woods. Designated sites are provided and include a flat clearing, picnic table and fire ring. The campsite requires no fee; however, for this option, campers must purchase an Adventure Pass and a campfire permit from the Discovery Center at (909) 866-3437.