Resort Life… in Turn of the Century Big Bear

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Big Bear, CA, May 31, 2014 - As soon as Big Bear Lake was created by building the original 'Rock Dam' in 1885, tourists started visiting  Bear Valley. In 1888, Gus Knight Jr. and John Metcalf purchased 80 acres on the south shore of the lake to build the valley's first resort, The Bear Valley Hotel. Despite the fact that it took two days by stage … [Read more...]

Summer Fun Begins at Big Bear Mountain Resorts

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Big Bear, Ca May 15, 2011 12:00 pm - Next weekend Big Bear Mountain Resorts opens for summer activities.  The Scenic Sky Chair will begin to take visitors to the 8,200’ summit on Saturday.  Hikers, mountain bikers, and guests looking for a big view and a tasty BBQ lunch can ride the chair weekends until June 18, when daily service begins.  The … [Read more...]