Holcomb Valley Campground

Holcomb Valley Campground features 19 single-family campsites and is located along 3N16 in Holcomb Valley, just outside 0f Big Bear, in San Bernardino County, California. Big Bear is a fantastic destination for those interested in outdoor recreation including hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing, bouldering, star-gazing, flowers and wildlife viewing. There are many historic sites in Big Bear and the campground is an ideal place for access to the Gold Fever Off Road Trail.

Holcomb Valley Campground is located in a lush pine forest in Holcomb Valley, San Bernardino Mountains, California
Holcomb Valley Campground is located in a lush pine forest in Holcomb Valley, San Bernardino Mountains, California

Big Bear Lake is located in the San Bernardino mountains of California about 90 miles east of Los Angeles in southern California. The area is a full four season resort which offers great skiing in the winter.  Back country 4×4 trails offer a variety of opportunities from the daily driver to a purpose built 4×4. Hiking, biking, boating and camping are great activities in the spring, summer and fall.

Each family campsite accommodates a maximum of 8 people. Amenities include a picnic table, 1 fire ring, bear boxes and vault toilets. There is no water available. A campground host is on site during mid May through October.

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Campground Summary

NameHolcomb Valley Campground
LocationBig Bear, San Bernardino, California
Latitude, Longitude34.302593, -116.895933
Elevation7,375 Feet
Number of Sites19
AmenitiesTent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking


One Reply to “Holcomb Valley Campground”

  1. Robinson

    Hey there, Destination 4×4 team! I really enjoyed reading your article about Holcomb Valley Campground in Big Bear, San Bernardino, California. As someone who loves exploring the outdoors and going on camping trips, I found your detailed description of the campground and surrounding area to be incredibly helpful and informative.

    One thing that really stood out to me about your article was the emphasis you placed on the rich history of the Holcomb Valley area. It’s fascinating to think about the different people and events that have shaped this beautiful landscape over the years, from the indigenous Serrano people to the gold rush miners who once flocked to the area in search of riches. Your account of the abandoned gold mines and historic buildings really brought the area to life for me, and I can imagine how exciting it must be to explore these remnants of California’s past firsthand.

    Overall, I appreciate the care and attention to detail that went into your article. Your descriptions of the various campsites and amenities at Holcomb Valley Campground were especially helpful, and I feel like I have a much better sense of what to expect if I ever decide to visit this beautiful area. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experience with us, and keep up the great work!


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