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Things To Do in Big Bear

There is never any shortage of events in Big Bear Lake. A year round resort town, Big Bear has plenty of fishing, hiking, boating, dining, water sports, and fun family activities in the summer, and in the winter, Snow Summit and Bear Mountain have the best skiing in Southern California.

Remember to book your stay at Mallard Bay, one of the only lakefront Big Bear hotels, when you come to Big Bear Lake for some fun!

Big Bear Discovery Center
N Shore Dr, Fawnskin, CA
(909) 382-2790
The Discovery Center is an educational and informational portal to the San Bernardino National Forest and is located within the heart of the Big Bear Valley. This nearby mountain retreat is a one- to three-hour drive from anywhere in Southern California. Our goal is to ensure your visit to the Big Bear Discovery Center heightens your awareness on how to become a more responsible caretaker of a national forest while increasing your enjoyment and knowledge of California’s most recreated forestland, the San Bernardino National Forest.
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain
800 Wildrose Ln, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-4626
The Magic Mountain Recreation Area at Big Bear Lake, home of the world-famous Alpine Slide, offers family fun activities year round. In the summer there is a cool water slide and in the winter there is plenty of fun snowplay.
Swim Beach at Meadow Park
41220 Park Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-9700
Swim Beach is available for Private rentals every day of the week including Tuesdays.
Big Bear Pirate Ship
40729 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 878-4040
From May to October, guests take a narrated 90 min. tour aboard the 1/3 scale replica of a 16th Century Spanish Galleon. A full bar on board with water and soda are offered on both daily tours and private parties.
Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat
439 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-8129
Board the Big Bear Valley's one-of-a-kind tour boat on breathtaking Big Bear Lake for a fully narrated 90 minute guided tour featuring highlights of Big Bear's rich history dating back to 1845. Hear fun facts, folklore, celebrity sightings, and much more!
Big Bear Mountain Golf Course
43101 Goldmine Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 585-8002
Snow Summit is your destination for summertime fun! Ride the Scenic Sky Chair to the top of Big Bear, where you can enjoy mountain biking Big Bear's best bike park and biking trails, hike in the San Bernardino National Forest, play golf at 7000', and then dine at the most Scenic BBQ in Big Bear while taking in views of the San Gorgonio Wilderness.
Baldwin Lake Stables
46475 Pioneer Town Rd, Big Bear, CA
(909) 585-6482
Head along a wide variety of terrains, on several trails, all with spectacular vistas. These rides are geared to the experience of the rider - available all day. Reservations suggested.

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The Bowling Barn
40625 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA, United States
(909) 878-2695
Located in the beautiful mountain community of Big Bear Lake, California. The Bowling Barn is minutes away from the Big Bear Lake Village.
Big Bear Museum at Bear City Park
Big Bear, CA, United States
During the development of Big Bear City by the Peter Pan Woodland Club, D. P. Terry of Beverly Hills was asked to build a store at the site of the present Community Services District offices. This was completed about 1929, and was leased to several merchants who are now unknown.
Village Theaters
602 Pine Knot Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA, United States
(909) 866-5115
Village Theaters North is located on Pine Knot Ave. in "The Village" of Big Bear Lake.
Bear Mountain Resort
43101 Goldmine Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA, United States
(909) 585-2519
Cool place worth checking out!
Action ZipLine Tours
41647 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA, United States
(909) 866-0390
3-Hour Zipline tour with 9 high-speed runs, fun suspension bridge in the beautiful mountain terrain.! Our expert staff of tour guides will show you how to have the most fun ziplining in Big Bear

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BOATING & FISHING back to top

Big Bear Marina
500 Paine Ct, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-32180
Big Bear Marina is the best choice for Big Bear Lake adventures. Choose from pontoon boats that accommodate up to 12 people or fishing boats, all with quiet 4 stroke motors (dogs welcome too!). Enjoy a scenic narrated tour on the beautiful Big Bear Queen, or go fishing with our master angler and guide.
Holloway's Marina & RV Park
398 Edgemoor Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-5706
Load up the coolers and bring your swimsuits as the lake averages a warm 70 degrees during the summer! If you enjoy cruising across the water, Holloway's Marina & RV Park got the largest fleet of personal watercraft on the lake.
MWD East Ramp
41911 N Shore Dr, San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear, CA 92314
(909) 866-5200
Boat launching ramp on the east shore
MWD West Ramp
38925 N Shore Dr, San Bernardino National Forest, Fawnskin, CA 92333
(909) 866-2917
Boat launching ramp on the west shore
Cantrell Guide Service
439 Pine Knot Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 585-4017
Since 1991, Cantrell Guide Services has been operating on Big Bear Lake. Owner/Guide, John Cantrell and Master Guide, Cliff Fowler have a combined fishing experience on Big Bear Lake of 80 years. They know Big Bear Lake and they know how Rainbow Trout think.
Lucky Bear Fishing Charters
603 Land Lock Landing, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-7303
Big Bear Lake is located at 7,000 feet elevation. It is sunny, bright and windy most days of the year, but weather conditions can vary in the mountains.

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SHOPPING back to top

North Pole Fudge Co.
618 Pine Knot Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA, United States
(909) 866-7622
Satisfy your sweet tooth at North Pole Fudge & Ice Cream Co. of Big Bear Lake, CA! North Pole Fudge Co offer many varieties of fresh fudge made with real cream and butter, caramel apples (over 30 varieties), fresh chocolates made in our own store, frozen bananas, old fashioned hand-dipped ice cream bars, chocolate turtles, and sugar-free chocolates for diabetics – all at prices that you will truly appreciate.
Village Sweet Shoppe
40736 Village Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA, United States
(909) 866-8383
Located in one of Collinsville's historic buildings,the Village Sweet Shoppe offers a unique combination of gourmet chocolates and delectable sweets,along with a large selection of primitive furnishings,decor,and smalls. From cards and candles,to one of a kind decorative creations to antiques and collectibles.

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Stillwells Restaurant
40650 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake
(909) 866-3121
Sunday Brunch, Catering, Holiday Reservations, Take-Out, Internet, Large Parties, Bar, Heated Outdoor Dining
The Cowboy Steakhouse & Saloon
40433 Lakeview Dr.
(909) 866-1486
Outdoor Patio, Semi-Private Rooms, Large Parties, Wireless Internet, Catering, Limited Takeout
Peppercorn Grille
553 Pine Knot Ave.
(909) 866-5405
Outdoor Seating, Online Reservations, Takeout.
Big Bear Mountain Brewery
40260 Big Bear Blvd.
(909) 866-2337
Amenities: Takeout, Bar, Entertainment, Outdoor Seating, Pets Welcomed
Murray’s Saloon & Eatery
672 Cottage Lane
(909) 866-1444
Bar, Pool Table, Karaoke, Outdoor Seating, Take-out, Large Parties, Wireless Internet, Catering
Big Bear Lake Brewing Company
40827 Stone Rd., Big Bear Lake
(909) 878-0500
Take out, Catering, Craft Brewed Beer
The Wine Room at Wolf Creek
41421 Big Bear Blvd.
(909) 866-2644
Live Music, Outdoor Seating, Large Parties, Wireless Internet, Catering
Nottinghams Tavern
40797 Big Bear Blvd. (in Village Area)
(909) 866-4644
Bar, Entertainment, Outdoor Seating
Himalayan Restaurant
672 Pine Knot Ave #2 (Village Area)
(909) 866-2907
Nepalese / Indian Food,  Takeout, Bar, Delivery (within Village area)
Ooh La La Bistro
40760 Village Dr.
(909) 353-9953
French Food, Private Parties, Large Parties, Catering, Weddings, Takeout
40989 Big Bear Blvd.
(909) 866-7887
Chinese Food, Takeout, Delivery, Reservations
Noble Romans Pizza
40679 Big Bear Blvd. (@ Big Bear Funplex)
(909) 866-7499
American / Italian Food, Takeout, Bar, Entertainment, Banquets
Sweet Basil Bistro
40629 Big Bear Blvd. (Village area)
(909) 866-9212
Italian Food, Takeout, Bar, Catering
Royal Thai Café
40766 Village Dr.
(909) 866-2808
Thai Food, Takeout, Vegetarian menu, Outside Seating, Delivery
Amangela's Sandwich and Bagel House
40729 Village Dr.
(909) 878-0015
Amenities: Takeout, Breakfast, Party Platters, Vegetarian menu, free wifi
Bear Belly Deli
42530 Moonridge Rd.
(909) 585-4266
Amenities: Takeout, Catering, Outdoor Seating, Pets Allowed
Grizzly Manor Café
41268 Big Bear Blvd.
(909) 866-6226
Amenities: Takeout

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Big Bear City Airport
501 Valley Blvd, Big Bear, CA
(909) 585-3219
Nestled in the San Bernardino mountain range, Big Bear Airport is the premier airport for those flying into the resorts of Big Bear Lake. Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and other destinations are just minutes away—which means it’s always a good time to visit.
Pacific Crest Aviation Inc
37730 Sky Canyon Dr, Murrieta, CA 92563
(909) 585-9663
Pacific Crest Aviation, Inc. is one of the best-known charter facilities, offering a comprehensive range of services year round. Mike Smith, pictured on right, and staff have been featured by the BBC, the U.S. TV network show "Hard Copy", and many major newspapers and magazines.
Hertz Rent a Car
42159 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-9899
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings Inc is an American car rental company with international locations in 145 countries worldwide.
Big Bear Cab
40375 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-8294
Welcome to our site- need a taxi in Big Bear lake- our hours of operation are from 6am-2am, or till all the bars are clear. If it happens to be after 2am and you're still at any of Big Bear lake/cities Bars- as long as you don't leave the bar area , you will be picked up- the taxis comes to all the bar automatically till every one is home. Because we don't go home till you go Home!! We are open 365 days a year/ weather and road conditions permitting.

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RENTALS back to top

Bear Valley Bikes
40298 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-8000
Bear Valley Bikes is a full service bike shop, which means you can rent from us, or we can fix your bike, find the part you’re looking for, or just pick up some last-minute gear or trail maps.
Blauer's Board Shop
41177 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-5689
Blauer's Board Shop specialize in wakeboard, bike, snowboard and ski rentals. Blauer's Board Shop offer a full selection of retail to get you whatever you need to get you up on the hill. They also have shoes, apparel, sunglasses, watches, headphones, wearable cameras, such as GoPro and Contour, and much more.
Chains Required Bike Shop
41869 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 878-3268
Big Bear boosts hundreds of miles of world class trails. Everything from beginner to advanced rides there is something for everyone.
Getboards Ski & Snowboard Rentals
40905 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 878-3155
GetBoards is where you can find all the brands you know and trust for ski boards, snowboards, and all your other backcountry needs. Showcasing a repertoire of twin tip skis, free boards, goggles, and accessories in stock from popular brands such as 4frnt, Armada, Dynastar, Fisher, FiveForty, Head Mojo, K2, and more centrally located all on one convenient and easy to use website!
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