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Mining for Treasure

Big Bear Discovery Center

The National Recreation Reservation Service handles reservations for most campgrounds, while some are first-come, first-served, and others reserve through the ranger station.

Gold Rush Mining Adventures & Gift Emporium

Pan and take home real gold, gemstones, crystals, minerals, fossils, geodes, and rocks from all over the world! Choose from a variety of themed options to reveal your treasure.

Snow Summit

Whether it's wide open runs or fun terrain features, Snow Summit has it all. Ideal for everyday skiers and riders in search of a friendly, laid back winter playground.

Big Bear Valley Historical Museum

Enjoy live blacksmith demonstrations, over 1 million artifacts, and nine restored buildings on 2 fun filled acres. Kids gold pan for free (accompanied by a paying adult).

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