Explore The Great Outdoors on Mother's Day
Mother's Day is coming up and we can't think of a better way to treat the mom in your life than with a little getaway to Big Bear Lake, California! Our little mountain town sits right in the middle of the San Bernardino National Forest making it a haven for outdoor adventure. Whether your momma is looking for an action-packed day or a leisurely afternoon, it's all here right in the Valley.
Hikes w/ Seating Built In
These trails offer a trek through Big Bear's best scenery and include bench seating along the way for a picnic break. Stop into the Big Bear Visitor Center for a map, and to ask about these locations.
- The Woodland Interpretive Trail - easy
- The Alpine Pedal Path - easy
- The Happy Hills Trail - easy
- Cougar Crest - Moderate/Difficult
- Castle Rock - Moderate
If you're looking pack some picnic grub, check out these easy take-away restaurants:
- Amangela's Deli
- Sister My Sister Bakery
Guided Outdoor Adventure
Big Bear offers numerous year-round touring experiences from horseback riding, to helicopter tours, jeep tours, and more. For the more adventurous mom out there, these may be just the ticket to a perfect Mother's Day!
A Mother's Day for the Family
If the perfect Mother's Day calls for whole family to be present, we suggest these outdoor family friendly attractions to fit everyone's fancy:
- Big Bear Alpine Zoo
- Big Bear Discovery Center
- Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain
- Big Bear Speedway & Ropes Course
After a day of outdoor fun, tack on a nice dinner just for your Mother! Or plan a cozy, pampered day at home. See below for inspiration.