Archives for September 2011

Big Bear Road Conditions

Update, Monday Sept 26; Caltrans is pleased to announce that required repairs to State Route 38 are in the final stages today. The highway was damaged as the ... Read More »

Holcomb Valley at Big Bear Lake

Just north of Big Bear Lake lies a fascinating historical area called Holcomb Valley. It was here, in 1859, that Bill Holcomb discovered what was to become the ... Read More »

Road Conditions Alert

FUEL SPILL (APPROX. 8,300 GALLONS) STATE Highway 38 A fuel tanker overturned on SR 38 last night at approximately 10:00 p.m. As a result almost 9,000 ... Read More »

Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, part 1

We found an early brochure describing Big Bear. It was written by the Big bear Chamber of Commerce. High among the wooded ranges of the California Sierras lies ... Read More »

Big Bear Lake Communities

Three delightful mountain communities are located near the shores of Big Bear Lake, and they serve as “home base” for the many different kinds of activities ... Read More »

Stillwells at Big Bear Lake

Nestling high in the mountains of one of the most scenic spots on the continent, the invigorating mountain air scented with the aroma of the woods, the clear, ... Read More »

Hiking – Wilderness Day Hike, Fish Creek

A good mid-level trail is Fish Creek Trail, used as a trailhead for San Gorgonio Peak Hikers. We went into the wilderness for a Day Hike. You can drive all ... Read More »

Big Bear Lake, An Early Guide for Sightseers

Article from 1960, from the Sportsman. One of America’s favorite outings, the old-fashioned picnic, can be enjoyed to the full in beautiful outdoor ... Read More »

Giants of Big Bear

Giants of Big Bear from Mike Benson on Vimeo. Watch a large green monster emerge from Big Bear Lake and stomp the town! ... Read More »

Big Bear Lake is Southern California’s Best Oktoberfest

This year the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest expands its bier garden for a more comfortable social area and enhances the entertainment lineup with more authentic ... Read More »