The Latest in Big Bear - August 09, 2019
HOT DAWGZ & HAND RAILS: EXPERIENCE THE MUSIC ABOVE IT ALL
Don't miss Southern California's biggest winter kick off party. New this year for the two day event on September 23 & 24 is music performances both nights and video premiers. See schedule and more info....
Big Bear supports three local athletes as they head to the 2016 Rio Olympics on July 26
Big Bear would like to wish the best of luck to our three local Olympians, Brenda Martinez, who will represent USA in the women’s 1,500-meter run, Boris Berian who will compete in the men’s 800-meter run and last but certainly not least Kim Rhode, a five time Olympian who will make a record six straight appearance in skeet shooting. If you would like to honor our three local Olympian’s come out to Veterans Park where a community gathering will take place on July 26 from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WE GIVE YOU THE WHEEL…FOR REAL
Try a unique activity with an off-road jeep experience from Big Bear Jeep Experience that gives its customers the chance to get behind the wheel of a high-performance Jeep for some thrilling 4 x 4 action in the backwoods. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for many people.
SNOW SUMMIT'S BIKE PARK NOW OPEN
Snow Summit is the only lift-served mountain bike park in Southern California. It offers easy access to a network of trails via its Scenic Sky Chair that transports mountain bikers to the top of Snow Summit with bikes in tow. Once at the top, riders have the option to ride Big Bear's south shore trails system for cross country riding that includes the region's best single-track trails such as the Skyline Trail and Pine Knot Trail or the other option is to ride downhill trails located on the face of Snow Summit.
SCALE A TREE LIKE A MONKEY
Action Tree Rope Climbing Tours offers a new outlook for outdoor adventure. Big Bear has the only operation in Southern California that offers tree rope climbing tours. It’s a new and exciting way to experience Big Bear's pine forest from a completely different perspective.
TROUT WORTH $50,000 - REEL EM' IN
Big bear gives anglers a chance to win some big bucks! And all it takes is some fishing gear, bait, patience and a little luck. Anglers have the opportunity to catch a 5 tagged trout worth $10,000 each $50,000 at Big Bear Lake's Fishin' for $50K Trout Derby June 11 and 12, 2016.
SCAVENGER HUNT IN BIG BEAR
Urban Adventure Quest has launched a new tour that turns Big Bear into a giant game board. The 90-minute tour takes teams of two to five players on a scavenger hunt through Big Bear Village to solve clues and complete challenges using a smart phone as a guide.
HIGH ALTITUDE BREEDS CHAMPIONS
World class athletes who have achieved a competitive edge from high altitude training in Big Bear Lake include:
- 2013 World Outdoor 800m bronze medalist Brenda Martinez
- 2008 & 2012 Olympic marathon runner Ryan Hall
- Former boxing champions Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya, and "Sugar" Shane Mosely
- Former Mixed martial arts champions Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Tito Ortiz, and Josh Barnett
VILLAGE GETS A FACELIFT
Big Bear Village recently endured a thorough revitalization to improve the overall shopping experience. Major improvements include heated sidewalks, seat walls, outdoor fire pits, landscape developments, decorative street crossings, street signs and lighting.
BIG BEAR LAKE LISTED IN TOP 10 BEST LAKE VACATIONS BY YAHOO TRAVEL
Yahoo's list of most top searched for lake vacations included Big Bear Lake. Read the full article and see why Big Bear Lake is #3 for Best Lake Vacations.
SKYLINE TRAIL OPEN IN BIG BEAR
The Skyline Trail is Big Bear's newest trail in two decades! The new Skyline Trail is a multi-use single track that currently offers 8 miles one way giving hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders a new perspective of Big Bear's spectacular alpine scenery. The Skyline trailhead begins at the Intersection of 2N10 and 2N06 and runs alongside the back of Snow Summit.
BIG BEAR LAKE IS DOING IT'S PART TO GO GREEN FOR AN ECO-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
Big Bear is creating a sustainable tourism environment. Local business' are taking steps to make their business green and environmentally friendly. Learn more about how Big Bear is going green.
Action Segway Tours introduces a new and environmentally friendly approach to explore Big Bear Lake by means of electric two-wheeled Segway Personal Transporters (Segway PT). Guests can now enjoy a fun and educational tour of the mountain resort on a Segway x2 model, which has the ability to navigate varied terrain with minimal environmental impact. Segway tour packages are now available to book online and open year-round!
A MEMORABLE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
Enjoy a shopping experience like no other. The Big Bear Village has the ambiance of a quaint European village in the Alps. Snow-lined streets and a classy mountain motif add a special touch for a pleasant shopping adventure. Browse a collection of charming boutiques, specialty stores and gift shops filled with unique treasures. You are sure to find something for everyone including distinct gifts not found anywhere else. The Big Bear Village also has plenty of treats to satisfy your appetite from mom & pop diners to full service restaurants.
LIVE IT UP WITH VACATION PACKAGE DEALS ALL YEAR ROUND
Guests can now visit Big Bear any time of the year and save money with vacation packages. Not only will Big Bear Lake vacation packages help take the stress out of vacation planning by combining lodging accommodations with outdoor activities, attractions and events, but guests will find savings of up to 25%. Some of the vacation packages guests can choose from include ski and snowboard lift tickets, mobile massage services, snowshoe tours, charter fishing trips, mountain bike rentals, and pontoon boat rentals.
BIG BEAR LAKE VISITOR INFORMATION 800-424-4232
As Big Bear Lake's official visitor information service, we will help you plan your activities, offer event tickets, shopping, restaurants, current conditions and more with one simple phone call.
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