Hiking Near Big Bear Lake

Our forefathers built a trail spanning from Mexico to Canada and designated that it be only used by hikers and horseback riders. Smart they were, as the Pacific ... Read More »

Adventure Pass and Big Bear Lake

The Adventure Pass Program is now in its 16th year in the Southern California National Forests. In 1996 Congress passed legislation authorizing the Forest ... Read More »

Singleleaf Pinyon – Big Bear Lake

Uses Ethnobotanic: Traditionally different tribes in California, the Great Basin, and the Southwest U.S. have utilized this tree for fuel wood and the pine ... Read More »

Mountain Biking Big Bear Lake

Mountain Biking is a growing sport in the mountains. Riding is permitted on many public roads and trails. Riding is not permitted on the Pacific Crest Trail and ... Read More »

Off-Roading Big Bear Lake

The Forest’s off-highway vehicle (OHV) trail system (Cajon, Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake) features many miles of varied terrain for SUV/4-wheel drive vehicles, ... Read More »

Plunge into Big Bear Lake

Benefit Special Olympics Big Bear Lake, Calif. February 1, 2012 – Big Bear Lake’s water gets rather frigid in the wintertime with lake temperatures dipping ... Read More »

Opening Day Big Bear Lake

Bear Mountain Resorts laid down a based of one to two feet of snow. They opened yesterday (Nov 9, 2011) to sunny skies and moderate temperatures.  Snow Summit ... Read More »

3 Signs – Winter is Coming to Big Bear

1. Pan Hot Springs is steaming! 2. BBARWA is steaming! 3. Big Bear Snow Play is Blowing! The last of the Fall colors are showing off, and Big Bear is ... 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 »

Old Miner’s Days Has Something New!

If you've been in Big Bear during the Summer, you know the featured activities for Old Miners Days can be anywhere in the Valley. Well, check out the Bartlett ... Read More »