Big Bear, Ca, December 27, 2011, 4:00pm – The Big Bear Valley has many different activities for visitors and residents to enjoy this holiday season. The Moonridge Animal Park provides a home for many indigenous and mountain area animals, including the grizzly bear and bald eagle. The Big Bear Discovery Center is open Thursday’s through Mondays, and offers visitors a chance to brush up on the history and wildlife of the Big Bear Valley. The new Action Segway tours offer tours from a different perspective, in different areas of the valley. They are housed in the new village shops and courtyard in the Big Bear Lake Village. Local gyms such as Big Bear Total Fitness and Mountain Fitness Center are open this week, and offer day passes, and both have excellent facilities for all your exercise and high altitude training needs. For those that want to relax, take a look at one of our spa’s or wellness centers, such as Elevations Day Spa, the Village Spa, or if you want to stay in by the fire, make an appointment with a licensed masseuse from Mobile Mountain Massage. Additional activities you can do on your own time include snowshoeing, and taking a stroll down the Alpine Pedal Path on the North Shore of Big Bear Lake. There are many local trails, including the Woodland Trail, Cougar Crest Trail, and Pine Knot trail that are great for snowshoeing. For more information, or to get a referral from the Big Bear Chamber of Commerce, call 866-4607.