California National Forest Closure
Please note there are no current fires in Big Bear Lake and all roads to/from and within Big Bear Lake are open to traffic. Big Bear businesses, restaurants, lodging, and Non-National Forest activities are operating and open to the public. This includes marinas and lake operations.
To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure has been extended until at least midnight on Sept. 22, 2021.