Where mountain biking was meant to happen.
Spring through Autumn, Big Bear is a mountain biking destination in Southern California enjoyed by riders around the globe. This world-class mountain biking region has more than one hundred miles of trails and Forest Service roads to satisfy bikers of all ages and skill levels.
The network of trails in Big Bear Valley range from an easy 30-minute ride to a challenging 26-mile, five-hour ride. One of the more popular Big Bear biking trails is Skyline Ridge (2N10), which passes through Snow Summit Ski Resort. This offers the most scenic views in the valley with Mount San Gorgonio to the south and Big Bear Lake to the north. Snow Summit’s Sky Chair is the easiest way to reach the trailhead, which allows access for cross-country Big Bear biking excursions. Of course, the main advantage of the chairlift is it does all the uphill climbing for you! The two favorite chairlift loops on the 2N10 ridge are Grand View Loop and Plantation Trail, both rated intermediate. Also, be sure to catch the Pine Knot Trail (1E01) for a single-track thrill ride with excellent terrain and a perfect amount of twists and turns throughout. One of Southern California’s top rated single-track rides is Grout Bay Trail. It’s a scenic ride with enough raw terrain to keep the ride adventurous. A popular ride ideal for beginners is Woodland Trail on the North Shore.
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.
Your trail starts here. Experience Southern California’s only lift-served, gravity fed bike park with access to over 60 miles of cross-country trails.
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.
Team Big Bear has been producing exciting Mountain Bike events in Big Bear Lake for over two decades. Races are open for all levels of cyclists from professionals to novices.
Whether you are a vacationer, visitor, second homeowner or full time resident, Big Bear Valley is one of the finest cycling areas in all of California!