Crestline encompasses the scenic Lake Gregory in the San Bernardino Mountains.

Welcome to Crestline

Encompassing the scenic Lake Gregory, this renowned day-drive destination is the closest mountain town resort to the major cities in South California

Crestline is a renowned day-drive destination and the closest mountain resort town to Southern California's major cities. A beautiful, bustling city, Crestline encompasses the scenic Lake Gregory in the San Bernardino Mountains. Residents enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, and picturesque outdoor spots.

Surrounded by extensive, state-of-the-art fitness trails and exercise stations, Lake Gregory is a go-to spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Discerning buyers will love Historic Old Town and its abundance of unique stores, fine dining, and excellent accommodations from local inns to rental cabins. Relax in this accessible, affordable, and charming spot away from city congestion that is something of a well-kept secret in SoCal.

What to Love

  • Fine dining and shopping
  • Day-drive destination
  • Mountain resort town
  • Scenic Lake Gregory
  • Historic Old Town
  • Lots of hiking and nature trails

People & Lifestyle

A small town touting a mixed workforce of blue-collar and white-collar jobs, Crestline is a popular destination for seasonal residents and tourists. The economy is primarily tourism-driven, and depending on the time of year, it can be a tranquil, peaceful place to live.

Safe, gorgeous, and offering an abundance of festivities alongside family-oriented values, Crestline has blossomed into a diverse, bustling city with a farmers’ market, live music during the summer, trendy shops, and fun social events. It is also a kid-friendly place, making it perfect for families. Crestline is the gateway to many of the region's camping and recreational activities and is only a 20-minute drive from San Bernardino. It's one of the few places in the state where you get four distinct seasons.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Crestline is full of eclectic shops and fascinating boutiques. My Favorite Things is a unique specialty shop carrying various items ranging from home furnishings to fashionable jewelry. Established in 1994, My Favorite Things has evolved from a small gift shop into a gorgeous boutique with a classroom studio.

Encompass is a curated store featuring lots of fun finds with a mix of old and new. Find minerals, fossils, gifts, candles, organic soaps, jewelry, and more from a selection of local artisans. A one-stop gift shop for the whole family, The Treasure Box & Co. sells collectibles, art, antiques, and an assortment of rare items from local artists.

Crestline is home to a charming independent coffeehouse called Paradise Mountain Coffee, which offers a wide variety of drinks for those who prefer a basic cup of coffee or want to try something more adventurous. You can also grab a small bite to eat here, like a sandwich or a muffin.

Things to Do

The premier San Bernardino Mountain escape room experience, Escape Lake Gregory is located just a short way from Los Angeles. It's a great stop on a weekend getaway to the mountains and Lake Gregory. Enjoy an immersive, interactive experience with the whole family in a collaborative and exciting space.

Heart Rock gets its name from the heart-shaped hole in a cliff nestled beside a cascading 20-foot waterfall that is reachable by a scenic trail known as the Heart Rock Hiking Trail. The hike follows Seeley Creek and overlooks the signature rock formation. People of all ages will be able to tackle the hike—just ensure you keep an eye on any small children in the area, particularly near the waterfall.

Winemaker Richard Krumwiede and his skilled collaborators are the masterminds behind the award-winning Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery, a beautiful destination winery. Grapes are grown at the 3.5-acre estate located in the mountains and Central Coast vineyards. Apart from the estate vineyards, they source from the finest Central California vineyards.

Nestled in the pine and cedar forest of the San Bernardino Mountains, Lake Gregory Regional Park encompasses over 80 acres for swimming and water sports. The perfect place to relax during the scorching summer months, the park also features a dog park, sand volleyball courts, a splash pad, and a range of footpaths and walking trails.


Crestline is primarily served by the Rim of the World Unified School District, which consists of three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.


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