Pineknot Campground

Address: Bristlecone, Big Bear Lake, California, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on Bristlecone, Big Bear Lake, is near Snow Summit, Champion Lodgepole Pine, Bear Mountain Trading Company, and United States Adaptive Recreation Center.
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        Travel Blogs from Big Bear Lake

        PCT day 12

        A travel blog entry by yankolimon on May 01, 2015


        ... sycamore trees, and willows. And the smell is typical riparian. It reminded me of some of the canyons I've hiked in Utah. It's always very appreciated to see flowing water in the desert. I made it to mile 229.4 by 6pm after spotting a nice camping spot, where I decided to cowboy camp. As of 9pm, Jay has yet to arrive. Perhaps he got too tired and decided to camp further down. Either way, i am sure he is ok. 19 miles done today, tomorrow 21. ...

        Papa Smurf and Mountain Mama

        A travel blog entry by cale-and-becca on May 04, 2014

        15 photos

        ... and Cody (team paradise) ended up at the house as well, and I was thrilled to see it as the case. We also met Rags, or properly the Raggedy Man, as well as Giant Sequoia, Peg leg and Looky. Good solid people all the way. We saw Carolyn for a brief moment as she had booked a room at the local hostel and Papa Smurf was just helping transport her there so it was a brief reunion. Later in the afternoon, Papa drove Rags, Morgan, Short step and I to the local ...

        Happy New Year!

        A travel blog entry by jilnmike on Jan 01, 2013

        28 photos

        ... of the several bowl games? Well, we have.

        Midnight last night got a little rowdy- lots of gunfire from boneheads celebrating the New Year. These people don't understand that a bullet fired into the air has enough velocity to kill someone or something when it comes back to earth. Molly and Maverick were not happy with all the booms. Molly did her best imitation of a vibrator. Poor girl. Mav did a little better choosing to pant, pant, Pant, ...

        DHS History and a Little Resort Tour

        A travel blog entry by jilnmike on Dec 17, 2012

        11 photos

        ... state historical site after his death in 1965. The town was founded by L. W. Coffee on July 12, 1941. Desert Hot Springs became a tourist destination in the 1950s because of its small spa and boutique hotels. Today the city has 25,000 residents.

        I promised a tour of the resort, so here goes. Sands RV and Golf Resort is a large RV park loaded with amenities. 520 spacious RV sites are divided by privacy ...

        California Dreaming

        A travel blog entry by noah_and_bree on Oct 15, 2011

        25 photos

        ... Valley appears over a hill and we all feel very happy to step out from the car and into the most glorious afternoon. We check into the hotel and spy a park and grocery store in walking distance. So, we dump the bags and hit the park. Elwood is happy and the sunlight is beautiful. We hang out happily in the park for ages, the boys play Fireman Sam and I listen in on other people’s conversations. We are all happy.

        Elwood takes a fall ...