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Kayaking & Canoe

Kayaks and canoes provide the perfect way to explore Big Bear Lake to get in touch with nature and the surrounding environment. Paddling is an enjoyable way to escape reality for a while and known to relieve stress in a Zen-like fashion. Of course, kayaks and canoes offer great exercise and fitness all in the name of fun! Paddlers can explore the shoreline, inlets, and hidden coves that most boats cannot get to. Whether it's a canoe or kayak, these non-motorized watercrafts provide opportunities to poke around and see the lake from unique vantage points. Kayaks and canoes can launch upon inspection from public boat launch ramps or at marinas that serve along on the lake. Sports shops and marinas offer rentals for hourly and day rates.

Holloway's Marina & RV Park

Come visit our 2 marinas on Big Bear Lake. Our friendly staff can help you can rent pontoon boats, go fishing, rent fishing equipment, take wakeboard and waterski rides, rent kayaks and canoes, ride the pirate ship, and much more!

Big Bear Marina

We offer the best mountain lake fishing and water sport adventures in Southern Ca.

Pleasure Point Marina, LLC.

Pleasure Point Marina remains a favorite destination for fishing and boating. Rentals include Pontoon Boats, Kayaks, Peddle Boats, Fishing Boats & Jet Skis.

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.

Pine Knot Marina

Looking for some fun on Big Bear Lake? Stop by to rent one of our pontoon boats (22’ and 25’), fishing boats, kayaks and performance pontoon boats or enjoy one of our lake activities.

Captain John's Marina

This summer Captain John’s Fawn Harbor and Marina introduces a new attraction on Big Bear Lake not seen anywhere else on the West Coast. It’s called Tarzan Boat, a jungle-themed, floating waterpark that features six different stimulating ways get a wet fix.

Paddles and Pedals

Fun for the whole family

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