Bluff Mesa Group Campground
Bluff Mesa Group Campground

Bluff Mesa Group Campground

  • Bluff Mesa Group Campground is conveniently located for campers to enjoy all the beautiful Big Bear Lake area has to offer. A variety of trailheads are nearby, leading visitors through the scenic forest that surrounds the campground.

    A variety of hiking and mountain biking trails can be accessed from the campground, and rock climbing routes can be found nearby. Fishing, boating and swimming at Big Bear Lake are popular activities. Anglers can look forward to trout, bluegill, crappie, catfish and largemouth bass, among other fish. The lake is less than 10 miles from the campground.

    The campground is located 45 miles from San Bernardino at an elevation of 6,800 feet. It is accessed via a dirt road, and is nestled in a secluded, mixed conifer forest with a grassy understory. Mature trees provide much shade throughout the area, but open meadows are also available.


    • Bike Riding
    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching



    The campground offers one large group site for tents. It can accommodate up to 40 people and eight vehicles and is accessed by a dirt road. The site is equipped with picnic tables, grills and campfire circle. Vault toilets are provided. Drinking water, utility hookups and trash collection are not available. Parking surfaces are gravel.

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    • Drinking water is not available.

    • Visitors are required to carry out all trash.

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    • A standard SUV, a 4x4 or a vehicle with higher clearance is required to access the site.