Description

Hoo boy. Pinyon Flat Campground is a good one, yet is still lesser known than other spots in the San Bernardino Forest. Pitch your tent in one of a handful of primitive campsites, and surround yourself with cacti and the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. If you fancy exploring the desert a bit, you’re close to both the Cactus Spring and Pinyon Flat hiking trails. You’re

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Hoo boy. Pinyon Flat Campground is a good one, yet is still lesser known than other spots in the San Bernardino Forest. Pitch your tent in one of a handful of primitive campsites, and surround yourself with cacti and the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. If you fancy exploring the desert a bit, you’re close to both the Cactus Spring and Pinyon Flat hiking trails. You’re also less than an hour away from Palm Springs, so these walk-in sites are perfect for a last-minute weekend getaway. Desert livin’ awaits!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
18 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Max size unknown
No hookups
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Bikers can hit all the roads in this forest. We recommend the Arctic Canyon Overlook for the experienced cyclists looking for a...Read more

Boating

When the weather just gets too hot, there’s no better place to take refuge than in the San Bernardino National Forest. There ar...Read more

Fishing

Looking to cast a line? You can, in several lakes and many of the streams! Big Bear Lake is famous for the annual May Trout Cla...Read more

Hiking

With all of the high peaks and mountain ranges here, there are many moderate and difficult hikes in this forest. Hiking the San...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is allowed on all National Forest trails-- that means you can venture through all of the wilderness areas, inc...Read more

OHV

Get those wheels dirty and head on over to San Bernardino to get away from city traffic. Popular runs include John Bull, Holoco...Read more

Climbing

The San Gorgonio Wilderness is the perfect place to go mountain climbing, which must be why it’s so popular! Jepson Peak offers...Read more

Snow sports

Your opportunities for national forest fun are endless in the winter. You can find skiing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing, snow...Read more

Swimming

Swimmers can jump right into Big Bear Lake and some of the Lake Arrowhead lakes, where you can spend the day in the water or do...Read more

Wildlife watching

You can spot wildlife just about everywhere, with the usual raccoons and squirrels, woodland creatures left and right, along wi...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Pinyon Flat Campground.

Cave
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Park
San Bernardino National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
909-382-2600
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
33.585° N, 116.457° W
$8/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 18 Sites
(Up to people per site)