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SoCal mountain lodge/camp/resort now available for filming!

The UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge is ready for its close-up.

Schedule a Scout

SoCal mountain lodge/camp/resort now available for filming!

The UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge is ready for its close-up.

Schedule a Scout

The UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge is ideal for any film or photo shoot.

Fifty acres of forested lakeside scenery with historic structures, lodging and dining just 90 minutes from downtown L.A.

90 miles from Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County, discover an extraordinary mountaintop setting for putting your stories and characters in motion. The Lake Arrowhead Lodge is an exciting and convenient setting for your next production.


Four Season Filming in Southern California

This versatile setting can easily transform into a Western-style town, rustic outdoor setting, country club, summer camp, wellness retreat and so much more — and at any time of year. Picture shots of snowy days, spring flowers, fall foliage. It’s possible here!

Benefits Your Entire Production

We are able to offer a convenient space for staging base camp that won’t interfere with principal photography, and full control over our entire 50-acres during shooting. With 83 unique guest rooms, you can comfortably and safely accommodate your cast and crew. We also offer world-class in-house catering.

OUR EXPERTISE + YOUR VISION = SUCCESS

You’ll have a dedicated on-site liaison who has experience working with film and television industry professionals. Ask about the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge’s unique historic associations with Hollywood.
Plus, bring the family and experience work and studying in a unique environment.

CONVENIENT ACCESS

Unwind on your downtime, with comfortable cottages and condolets that can accomodate families of various sizes.

COVID-SAFE SETTING

Take to the slopes in nearby Lake Arrowhead or Big Bear for skiing and snowboarding, or enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities!

SPECTACULAR SURROUNDINGS

Our extraordinary team of chefs is ready to provide you with meals as memorable as the experience of staying at the lodge itself.

ON-SITE FOOD & LODGING

We offer a quiet environment where you can work and your children can study. Enjoy views of the lake or the scenic mountains while you work.

On-Site Lodging & Dining

Ensure the comfort of your valued cast & crew

As a working lodge, we can safely accommodate your cast and crew in 83 comfortable and unique guest rooms. From cozy chalets to private cottages and guest houses, we have the space for your team. Meal breaks will please one and all, as we serve deliciously innovative cuisine from our award-winning kitchen.

Four Seasons, Many Settings

EXPERIENCE AN OUTDOOR WONDERLAND AND HISTORIC LODGE JUST 90 MINUTES FROM LOS ANGELES

Save your travel budget by considering a flexible outdoor shooting location within driving distance of Hollywood. With 50 acres of property to scout, you're sure to find the perfect backdrop to your story.

  • Forest and deep woods
  • Thin woods and wooded clearings
  • Natural lakeside and docks
  • Manicured lawns and landscaping
  • Woodsy cabins
  • Western/frontier structures
  • Vintage tavern
  • Historic lodge
  • Elegant dining room/country club
  • Professional offices and conference rooms
  • Outdoor amphitheater, ropes course, tree house
  • Swimming pool, hot tub, athletic courts, baseball field
  • Hotel-style rooms, private homes, cozy cottages
  • Convenient space for staging base camp that won't interfere with principal photography
  • Full control over her entire 50-acres during shooting
  • World-class in-house catering
  • Comfortable overnight accommodations for 83 people
  • Free Wi-fi throughout the property
  • 14 meeting rooms with high ceilings and lots of natural light (10,000 square feet total. Largest room is 1,512 square feet)
  • Dedicated on-site liaison who has experience working with film and television industry professionals

A "Local" Escape

The perfect place to
make lifetime memories

We're located in the San Bernardino National Forest away from the loud noises and stress of the city.

  • Centralized event agenda management
  • Self-serve name badge generation
  • Speaker Center
  • Social Wall on a big screen
  • Post-event report and analytics
  • Emailing campaign platform
  • Customized email templates
  • Social media marketing in one place
  • Custom ticket types
  • Absorb or pass on fees to registrants
  • Discounts and promo codes
  • Questionnaires for registrants
  • Ticketing web page
  • Embeddable widget

Much more to explore

Explore all our property has to offer for filming.

COTTAGES & CHALETS

Escape to nature with friends or family in this two-bedroom open-concept condolet. The first floor features a queen bed in a living room studio with private bathroom and fireplace, while the second floor offers a loft-style bedroom with queen bed and private bathroom.

FOREST & WILDERNESS

Feel at home in this extra spacious two-bedroom condolet, with a private queen bedroom and bath on the first floor, plus a second-floor loft with private bath, queen and twin bed. After a day exploring the Lake Arrowhead Lodge, enjoy a beverage next to your wood-burning fireplace.

LAKESIDE PROPERTY

A cozy space with two spacious sleeping rooms. With a private queen bedroom and bathroom downstairs, and a queen bed loft with private bath-room upstairs, a peaceful night's sleep awaits. This chalet also features a full living room and a wood-burning fireplace for added ambiance.

FULLY-FUNCTIONING LODGE

Featuring a queen bedroom, bathroom and wood-burning fireplace on the first floor, plus a second queen bed in an upstairs loft, this chalet is the perfect place to call home while at Lake Arrowhead.

ROPES COURSE

This chalet features a queen bedroom, bathroom and wood-burning fireplace downstairs, plus two twin beds in a second-story loft for extra guests. Fill your days with activity and adventure, and your nights with rest and relaxation.

VISTA POINTS

With a private queen bedroom and bathroom downstairs, and a queen bed loft with private bathroom upstairs, a peaceful night's sleep is found. This ADA-compliant chalet also features a full living room and a wood-burning fireplace for added ambiance.

SWIMMING POOL

This ADA-compliant condolet features a queen bedroom, bathroom and wood-burning fireplace downstairs, plus two twin beds in a second-story loft for extra guests. Fill your days with activity and adventure, and your nights with rest and relaxation.

TREEHOUSE

Unwind in this vintage cottage, which features a queen bed and an expanded living room for lounging and relaxing after a day of adventure in Lake Arrowhead. Lake life has never been so good.

DINING ROOM

For those seeking to experience cottage life in the mountains, a vintage single cottage is ideal. Featuring a queen bed, this cottage is a comfortable place to return to after a long day of exploring the Lake Arrowhead Lodge and its surrounding area.

TAVERN

Unwind in this vintage cottage, which features a queen bed and an expanded living room for lounging and relaxing after a day of adventure in Lake Arrowhead. Lake life has never been so good.

More attractions for your team to enjoy

Our lodge can play backdrop for any type of film.

Resort amenities

Enjoy a resort experience while you work. Take five in a cozy chalet with deck and fireplace; relax and socialize in our charming Main Lodge; enjoy award-winning dining.

On-site recreation

We have a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, indoor hot tub, ropes course, tennis and basketball courts and much more to stay active on set.

The outdoors is all yours

Embark on a hike or mountain bike excursion directly from our property. Easily walk to our landmark Zen Deck, a popular spot for yoga and meditation, or brainstorm lakeside.

Swimming Pool

The swimming pool is open and heated mid-May through mid-October, weather permitting. Pool hours are after breakfast and until dinner. Your room key opens the gate. Changing rooms are located in the pool house. Please be aware that there is no lifeguard on duty.

Tennis Courts

Tennis anyone? Whether playing singles or doubles, serve up fast-paced competition on one of our four courts. No need to overpack: tennis balls and racquets are available at the Front Desk for checkout.

Sand Volleyball Court

Enjoy a touch of SoCal's famous beach lifestyle on our sand volleyball court. Gather your crew to serve, bump and spike your way to victory. Volleyballs are available to checkout at the Front Desk. Don't forget your sunscreen!

Contact us to arrange a visit or learn more about staging your next production at the Lake Arrowhead Lodge!

Get Started

Contact us by phone, email or the form below to get more information!

Address:
UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge
850 Willow Creek Road
P.O. Box 160
Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

Phone:
(909) 337-2478

Email:
UCLALakeArrowhead@ha.ucla.edu

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