The best way to discover Big Bear's serene backcountry is via snowshoes or cross country skis.
Discover the serenity of winter in the mountains of Big Bear. Glide through the pines heavy with snow and enjoy the uncrowded beauty of groomed cross-country ski trails. Or explore the backwoods on snowshoes.
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.
Goldsmith's has outstanding lines of quality boards and skis for both sales and rentals. Snowshoe rentals and trail maps also available.
Open Air Big Bear is a coalition of event producers and organizers of outdoor events and activities in Big Bear Valley. The “Go To” place for everything sporting in Big Bear.
The National Recreation Reservation Service handles reservations for most campgrounds, while some are first-come, first-served, and others reserve through the ranger station.