Bald Eagles Seen In Local Mountains

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 20, 2012, 4:00pm – On Saturday March 10, the final bald eagle count of the season was conducted by local Federal and State biologists and volunteers around lakes in the San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mountains. Approximately 54 volunteers participated in the 1-hour eagle census in the Big Bear/Baldwin Lake area where 6 … [Read more...]

San Bernardino National Forest “Free Day”

Fawnskin, CA, September 19, 2011, 8:00am - Saturday, September 24th is “National Public Lands Day” and it’s also a “Free Day” for visitors to the San Bernardino National Forest. Normally an Adventure Pass is required for day use activities and camping at many recreational facilities in the Forest. This weekend’s “Free Day” applies … [Read more...]

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Season 6 of the Music in the Mountains summer concert series at the Big Bear Discovery Center, 40971 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin, CA On July 16th - Dont Stop Believen, a Journey Tribute Band will be performing.  Gates open at 5:30pm, with the concert starting at 7:00pm.  On September 3rd - Rocky Mountain High Finale - Jim Curry tribute to … [Read more...]

Big Bear Discovery Center Offers Holcomb Valley Tours

Historic Holcomb Valley, near Big Bear

Big Bear's history includes cattle rustlers, movie stars, and several gold strikes.  In the mid 1800’s, Holcomb Valley was an area of extensive gold prospecting.  New towns sprang up overnight, and the population swelled to more than the rest of San Bernardino County.  To visit this historical area, the Big Bear Discovery Center offers guided … [Read more...]