From Long Beach/Orange County:
Travel East on the Riverside (91) Freeway toward Riverside. Just past Riverside, take the San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway East toward Redlands, then follow the directions below:
Travel East on the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) past the (I-215), then follow the direction below:
Exit Orange Street in Redlands. After the stop sign, proceed straight one block to Orange Street and turn left. Go North on Orange Street to Lugonia Street (CA-38) and turn right. CA-38 runs all the way past Camp Oakes to Big Bear. Watch for the Onyx Summit sign, which is 40.5 miles past the Orange/Lugonia intersection. Five miles past this sign is Lake Williams Road, the turn off for Camp Oakes. Turn right onto Lake Williams Road and follow the small "Camp Oakes" signs into camp. We are at 47400 Monte Vista Dr. Big Bear City, 92314.
Travel East on Bear Valley Road from (I-15). Turn right onto CA-18 and stay on CA-18 as it turns into North Shore Drive. Continue on CA-18 and turn left on Green Way Drive. Continue on Green Way Drive (CA-18) and turn left on Big Bear Blvd (CA-38). Follow CA-38 through a sweeping right hand turn, that bypasses a stop sign, onto Greenspot Blvd. Continue on CA-38 for about 3.5 miles to Lake Williams Road. Turn left onto Lake Williams Road and follow the small "Camp Oakes" signs into camp.