Big Bear Lake

LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Big Bear Lake is a spacious mountain resort town with the largest recreational lake in Southern California and home to our very own Snow Lake Lodge. The surrounding area provides activities and adventures for all ages and interests. Summer temperatures average 80 degrees during the day, while the winter months typically bring 100 inches of snow, which means tons of fun year-round!

Speak with the front desk staff for local insight on the region, where to find the best restaurants and other tips to make your vacation more enjoyable. Below are some of the many activities available near of the lodge. 

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Big Bear Lake

This man-made lake offers something for everyone and is just a short walk from the resort. Choose from activities such as boating, fishing, kayaking, and much more!

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Snow Summit & Bear Mountain

These nearby mountains offer more than just winter fun. There are a wide range of summer activities, including lift-serviced downhill mountain biking, scenic sky chair rides, and hiking.

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Big Bear Discovery Center

This learning center features educational indoor and outdoor exhibits, hands-on activities regarding the mountain's natural environment, and information on wildlife in the region.

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Big Bear Alpine Zoo 

This rehabilitation facility offers injured, orphaned, and imprinted wild animals a safe haven to heal and return to the forest when healthy.

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Castle Rock Trail

This nearby trail is a fun outdoor hike that offers amazing views of the San Bernardino National Forest and Big Bear Lake reservoir

Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

This local attraction is a year-round family recreation area with mini golf, water slides (seasonal), go carts, and a world-famous bobsled ride for individuals of all ages.