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 »

Big Bear Lake Discovery Center

More than 250,000 annual visitors stop in at the Big Bear Lake Discovery Center located on the North Shore of Big Bear Lake, just three miles east of Fawnskin, ... Read More »

Hike Big Bear Lake

Picture yourself hitting the trail. Where will you go? The Pacific Crest Trail should be in your sights. From Mexico to Canada, the 2,650-mile PCT, one of 11 ... Read More »

Snowshoe the Bear Big Bear Lake

    Did you know Snowshoe the Bear is this Saturday, February, 6. The event welcomes both experts and complete novices. It starts in the Big Bear Lake ... Read More »

Big Bear Lake Discovery Center Fund Raiser

The San Bernardino National Forest Association (SBNFA) and the Big Bear Discovery Center are pleased to announced its second annual fund raiser, Big Bear ... Read More »

“Sunshine Route” to Bear Valley Well Under Way -September 2,1959

Known officially as Federal Highway 68, the new 26-ft. two lane highway which will join the upper Santa Ana river Canyon to the east end of Big Bear Valley is ... Read More »

Big Bear -Eagles

WHERE TO LOOK FOR EAGLES During the day, eagles are usually seen perched on snags or dead-topped trees along the shore of the lake. They sit there conserving ... Read More »

Tips for Winter Photography

The onset of winter changes the way we enjoy the outdoors. The same holds true when photographing the profoundly beautiful winter landscapes in the San ... Read More »

Chains Required

The Big Bear Valley received about six inches of snow last night. All roads are requiring chains: HIGHWAY 330 -CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT ... Read More »

San Bernardino National Forest

  Many visitors know about the numerous recreational opportunities available in the San Bernardino Mountains during the day. Hiking, fishing, bicycling, ... Read More »