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Camp Durrwood

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· Big Bear City, San Bernardino, California
29 acres hosted by Walid D.
7 RV/tent sites · 2 tent sites
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Camp Durrwood is a 29-acre pristine wilderness nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest, offering an unforgettable outdoor experience. Your group will have exclusive access to all of our amenities, including a comfortable RV for lounging, picnic tables, hammocks, horseshoes, corn hole, and numerous hiking trails starting from the campground. Our property includes a porta potty, but no showers. Camp Durrwood has over 10 possible dispersed campsites for tents and ample room for over landers and campervans. We are conveniently located just 2 miles from the Santa Ana River, 5 miles from Jenks Lake, and only a 25-minute drive to Big Bear, making Durrwood the perfect private retreat for your group. Our additional services include full-service camping experiences, movie nights, and propane fire pit rentals. Durrwood is the ideal destination for families, company retreats, club meetups, church groups, girls and boy scouts, and any other groups looking to reconnect with nature. Our beautiful surroundings and wide range of activities make us the perfect choice for your next group gathering. Please note there is no water on the property so make sure to bring your own.
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7 ratings · 7 reviews
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Vanessa T.recommends
March 9, 2024
Camp Durrwood
Private Campground
Our time at Camp Durrwood was truly exceptional! Tucked away in seclusion yet conveniently located off Highway 38, it offered the perfect blend of privacy and accessibility. Walid, our host, was incredibly accommodating and provided invaluable insights about the area and nearby attractions. While the campsite itself didn't have many designated spots, the vast expanse of land allowed for dispersed camping, giving us ample freedom to choose our perfect spot. The presence of three picnic tables and a cozy RV for relaxation, along with charming touches like hammocks and string lights, added to the charm of the place. Not to mention the distinctive entry sign, which added a unique touch to our experience. For those hesitant about fully embracing nature's call, the availability of a porta-potty on-site was a welcome convenience. Whether you're camping solo or with a group, Camp Durrwood offers something for everyone – be it a serene retreat or a lively outdoor adventure. We also took advantage of its proximity to Big Bear, just a scenic 25-minute drive along Highway 38. The stunning drive itself was worth the trip! In conclusion, I wholeheartedly recommend Camp Durrwood and look forward to returning for another unforgettable experience!
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Chris F.recommends
January 22, 2024
Camp Durrwood
Wow! Everything you could want!
I booked Camp Durrwood for a weekend getaway with friends, planning to enjoy football in the mountains during the playoffs. Before finalizing the booking, I reached out to Walid to inquire about Wi-Fi or cell service. He informed me that the service could be spotty and might not be suitable for streaming games. However, he shared that he often enjoys football in the mountains with friends and will share how to make it work. Walid was accommodating and allowed us to check in early in the morning, giving us ample time to set up. Upon arrival, Walid personally met us at the campsite and assisted with the setup. He even provided extra gas for the generator and an extra-long extension cord to minimize noise disruption. The setup worked out perfectly! Camp Durrwood was conveniently located right off the highway but offered a secluded and private atmosphere. We had the entire pristine forest to ourselves, and the picnic tables and string lights added a nice touch. The campsite featured a clean porta potty for our group to use, and there was plenty of parking space. Additionally, there were multiple spots for pitching tents, and the good areas for truck tents were perfect for the two in our group. The privacy and seclusion at Camp Durrwood surpassed any other campground I've visited. Walid did an excellent job with the amenities, maintaining a rustic feel. I highly recommend Camp Durrwood, especially for groups and families. I'm already looking forward to bringing my family back!!
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Alexey L.recommends
August 14, 2023
Camp Durrwood
This was our second time visiting!
This was our second time visiting Camp Durrwood, and it certainly won't be our last. My family and I are already planning our next trip back. Here are some of the reasons why we love this place so much: Natural Beauty: Camp Durrwood is truly a unique and amazing place. Set amidst picturesque surroundings, it is the perfect spot for nature lovers. The campsite is clean, well-maintained, and offers breathtaking views that make you feel connected to the environment. Family Friendly: This is a fantastic spot for families. There are activities for kids and plenty of space for them to run around and explore. It’s a safe and welcoming environment where the whole family can relax and have fun together. Peaceful Atmosphere: One of the standout features of Camp Durrwood is its serene and tranquil environment. It’s far enough from the hustle and bustle to feel like a true escape. The nights are calm, allowing for stargazing and peaceful sleep. Camp Durrwood is a special place that has captured our hearts. It is more than just a camping spot; it's a place where memories are made. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a memorable and relaxing outdoor experience. I'm sure that, like us, you will find yourself returning again and again.
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Jeremy J.recommends
July 30, 2023
Camp Durrwood
Great spot! Really private and the property is well maintained. The owner is very accommodating!
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Alexey L.recommends
July 17, 2023
Camp Durrwood
Amazing Getaway at Camp Durrwood
Our visit to Camp Durrwood was an unforgettable adventure. As two families with kids, we found it to be the ideal sanctuary. Upon arrival, we were greeted by an expansive landscape, giving us the freedom to explore and enjoy our privacy. The size of the area was perfect for our children to unleash their playful energy securely. Though secluded, the location is conveniently accessible, offering us the benefits of nearby amenities while maintaining the tranquility we sought. Our host's warmth and attentiveness added an extra layer of comfort, making us feel welcome and well cared for throughout our stay. In short, Camp Durrwood offered us a much-needed break from our routine life. It provided us with a private, fun, and memorable experience in the heart of nature. We highly recommend it for groups or families seeking a unique camping adventure. We eagerly look forward to our next visit!
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Marina D.recommends
May 29, 2023
Camp Durrwood
Best private property camp ever!
I definitely recommend this campground! It is a huge private area where your company will feel camp spirit right away! We had such a great time! This campground is amazing, it’s so beautifully wild! Another thanks to The Host! He was so thoughtful and left art kits for kids, hammocks and other activity games! Some practical facts: the toilet is in the RV parked at the property, the tap water is somewhat available in 3 barrels, 25 min to Big Bear City. If you are looking for some wilderness experience this would be the best choice!
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Big Bear City, San Bernardino, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Yuhaaviatam/Maarenga’yam (Serrano) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Walid D.Joined in February 2016
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