Tucked away in the depths of the San Bernardino Forest, Tool Box Springs Yellow Post Sites are a cozy haven away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Feel totally secluded in the woods with with no amenities except a campfire pit. Hardcore campers will be stoked to truly experience life outdoors without any creature comforts. In exchange, you’ll find campgrounds shaded by tall trees, fresh air, and way less crowds than the bigger San Bernardino campgrounds. Oh, did we mention camping here is totally free?

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
6 sites
Up to guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.


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


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


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


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

Off-roading (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


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


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


Natural features you'll find at Tool Box Springs Yellow Post Sites.

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May 30th, 2016

Perfect secluded primitive camping tucked up in the hills of San Bernardino National Forest. No amenities except a fire pit and in some spots a table. Get a fire permit from the local ranger station. Beautiful views from the top of Thomas Mountain.

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San Bernardino National Forest
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33.616° N, 116.661° W
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Tent / Van: 6 Sites
(Up to people per site)