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Coon Creek Yellow Post Sites

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

These 19 yellow post sites are individual camping sites. Each campsite will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. No reservations.

Each site is limited to a maximum of 8 persons at any one time. There is limited parking at these sites for 2 vehicles. Amenities includes 1 picnic table and…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Reviews

3 Reviews of Coon Creek Yellow Post Sites

Ratings Breakdown

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M
Reviewed May. 15, 2021

Decent sites, just. little too close to the road (for my taste)

There's 19 Yellowpost sites (I believe) and I stayed in site #16; it was the best one in my opinion. There was some perfect tree's for hanging a hammock and escaping the sun. The sites are decent sized too, and they all have a picnic table and a fire pit (which is nice). 

My biggest complaint was…

  • made it up with my outback no problem
SiteYP site 16
Month of VisitJune
Kayla H.
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2019

Crowded small to group sites

There are a lot of sites available here, all close together with little privacy unless you drive pretty far down the dirt road. Flies and mosquitoes are crazy during the summer. These campsites are all closed during the winter due to snow and early into spring. No view and hiking is decent,…

t
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2018

Wide Variety Of Sites

A whole range of sites up and down the dirt road with a good selection on styles from trailer sights to rough camping. Water is only available near the main road so bring containers if you go further up the road. No rservations on the majority of sights but there is a cabin at the end of Coon Creek…

Location

Coon Creek Yellow Post Sites is located in California

Coordinates

34.15047938 N
116.76636736 W

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About This Campground

These 19 yellow post sites are individual camping sites. Each campsite will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. No reservations.

Each site is limited to a maximum of 8 persons at any one time. There is limited parking at these sites for 2 vehicles. Amenities includes 1 picnic table and 1 fire ring. There are no restroom facilities. There is no drinking water.

Campfire permits are required for any type of fire use - campfires, or stoves. Campfires may not be allowed certain times of the year. Click here for current fire restriction information.

Sand to Snow National Monument Yellow Post sites 17-19 are near the well-known Pacific Crest Trail that stretches from the Mexican border up to Canada.

Most of these sites are shaded by pine trees and a few are near seasonal Coon Creek.

Where are the Sites?

These Yellow Post Sites are reached via forest road 1N02 off of Hwy 38 between Barton Flats and Onyx Summit.  1N02 is a dirt road and not recommended for low-clearance vehicles. 

Please refer to the Coon Creek Yellow Post site map or pick one up at the Mill Creek Ranger Station and Big Bear Discovery Center.

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