A mother and daughter in the snow in Big Bear

Fun & Affordable Winter Activities

Posted: 11/12/23

Top Free & Affordable winter activities this season in Big Bear Lake.

Free & Affordable Fun

Winter Guided Tours

Zipline & Segway Excursions

Get the adrenaline flowing with a high speed zipline experience with Action Tours! See Big Bear's snow laden forest as you soar through the pines. Tours are offered daily (weather permitting).

Action Tours also offers Segway tours in the winter season. Your guide will take the time to ensure everyone in your party can safely and comfortably use the Segway before venturing out.

Off Road Adventure

Big Bear Off-Road Experience lets you take the wheel to explore the ridges, canyons, and meadows of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains in a fully equipped Jeep! A lead guide stays in contact with your group during the tour.

Get A Bird's Eye View

See Big Bear Lake from a whole new perspective when you tour with Helicopter Big Bear. Choose from a variety of routes and get to know a little Big Bear history while you sail over the forest below.

Saddle Up!

Baldwin Lake Stables offers guided horseback tours year-round. Winter trips offer awe-inspiring views of the snowy landscape.

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Snow Tubing & Family Fun

Experience year-round Tobogganing and family fun at Alpine Slide! Adrenaline junkies will love the thrill of racing down the winding toboggan hill and speeding through the track on the Mineshaft Coaster. Additional activities like snow tubing make this center the perfect outing for the whole family. Be sure to check out a high-flying Ropes Course and more snow tubing at their sister location, Big Bear Snowplay.

Hit the Slopes!

Big Bear Mountain Resort oversees two premier ski resorts in Big Bear. Snow Summit and Bear Mountain each offer beginner areas for skiers and riders as well as intermediate and advanced terrain and lessons for all levels.

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