Set sail and embark on your next adventure! Six marinas dot the Big Bear Lake shoreline and offer pontoon, fishing boat, and jetski rentals at hourly rates. If you've never ventured our waters, a pontoon boat is a great way to start exploring with an easy-to-operate throttle and steering wheel. Fishing boats typically feature a smaller engine with a till, bench seating, and are also easy to navigate. Jet skis are meant for high speed fun and can accommodate up to 3 riders.

Big Bear Lake's marinas also feature kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals.

Family on pontoon boat on Big Bear Lake
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Public Launch Ramps

The Public Launch Ramps are open for all private vessels, motorized and non-motorized. Both ramps are located on the North Shore. The East Ramp is close to Stanfield cutoff, near the Discovery Center and the West Ramp is closer to the Big Bear Dam, west of Fawnskin. Launching your vessel is free, but your vessel will need to pass inspection for the Quagga mussel. You will also need to have a Lake Use Permit. Permits can be purchased daily, multiple days or annually. For launching information in day use and permits visit Big Bear Municipal Water District.

Please see map at right for Launch Ramp and Marina locations. Ramps are indicated with a blue icon. Marinas are indicated with an orange, anchor icon.