Skiing & Snowboarding
All Big Bear Mountain Resort guests must have a valid lift ticket, season pass, or reservation to receive gated entry access to the Bear Mountain or Snow Summit base areas this winter. At this time, advance reservations are not required at BBMR.
Lift tickets, season passes, and lesson/rental reservations will be available for purchase online, on the BBMR mobile app, at ticket windows, and by calling 844.GO2.BEAR.
Guests must wear face coverings in all public spaces and practice social distancing during their visit.
Please visit the BBMR COVID-19 guidelines webpage for additional info on parking, dining, lift loading, and other on-site operating procedures.
For the safety of everyone, guests at Big Bear Snowplay and the Alpine Slide are required to wear face masks and practice proper distancing and hand washing when visiting. Both sites are cash only operations. An ATM is on site for guests to use but we highly recommend arriving prepared.
Hours of Operation: Starting November 14th through Easter, both locations offer day sessions from 10AM - 4 PM and nighttime Glow Tubing sessions on Fridays, Saturdays & Holidays from 5 - 9 PM.
Visit the Big Bear Snow Play website, or Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain website for further info.
Take in the Valley's serene and snowy landscape solo or join an expert lead tour with Action Tours or the Big Bear Discovery Center. Stop by Goldsmith's Sports or Bear Valley Bikes for snowshoe rentals.
Adventuring on National Forest trails is permitted year-round. We encourage visitors to plan hikes on weekdays - or weekend mornings - so as to avoid the most crowded times. It is highly recommended to carry a mask should you encounter other hikers along your trek.
Adventure Passes are required to park in most trail head parking lots so stop by the Visitor Center or these other locations to pick up a day or annual pass.
Big Bear's outdoor touring activities are available year-round, offering a unique landscape to enjoy and explore in every season! Experience SoCal's #1 winter wonderland on horseback, zipline, Segway, helicopter, or by Jeep.
Book horseback riding tours with Baldwin Lake Stables.
Book Zipline and Segway adventures with Action Tours.
Book high flying helicopter tours with Helicopter Big Bear.
Book 4X4 Jeep tours with Big Bear Jeep Experience.
Please review Visitor Safety Information before engaging in Winter Recreation.