Share your ideas about recreation in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 23, 2013 - UPDATE - The location has been moved from the Performing Arts Center to Community Church at 40946 Big Bear Boulevard. The time and date have remained the same. ORIGINAL STORY Big Bear Lake, CA, January 20, 2013 - The City of Big Bear Lake has been working on a Pedestrian, Bicycle and Equestrian Master … [Read more...]

Free access expands in the great outdoors

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 14, 2013 - Americans get free access to 98 percent of national forests and grasslands, and about two-thirds of developed recreation sites. That leaves approximately 6,000 sites nationwide that require fees, which are used to provide visitor services and facilities maintenance. On four days this year, however, those fees … [Read more...]

Adventure Passport Gives Kids Incentives To Exercise

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 31, 2012 - Big Bear is doing its part to fight the national epidemic of childhood obesity with its initiative KIDS. GET OUTDOORS. WIN. With the introduction of a new adventure stamp passport, kids can now use their participation in winter sports to win prizes like a new snowboard, a free session of laser tag, or a … [Read more...]

“Ski With A Patroller Day” is open for registration

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 25, 2012 - If you’re an advanced Snowboarder or Skier able to volunteer 14 days between December 2012 and March 2013, you’re invited to Bear Mountain’s Ski With A Patroller Day (SWAP) on Saturday, December 8th. You’ll respond alongside seasoned patrollers as they give first aid to injured guests, or work the … [Read more...]

What Veterans Day Is Really About

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 29, 2012 - With Veterans Day coming up, a jeep club built around the military community of San Diego is headed to Big Bear. The 4X4 Corps treats injured Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines with recreation as part of their recovery. Their second annual event – Off Roading for Our Heroes II -- will take place in Big … [Read more...]

Outdoor Enthusiasts, The City Is Listening

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 27, 2012 - The Big Bear Valley Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Equestrian Master Plan process is underway, with the goal of developing a blueprint for a community of neighborhoods enjoyable and safe for people on foot, bike, horseback and other modes of transportation. It will also be a guide for attracting and building … [Read more...]

Volunteers Help Restore Cactus Flats Area

Big Bear Valley, CA, October 4, 2012, 6am - Over 100 volunteers joined the National Forest Association on Saturday, September 29, to restore and beautify popular recreation land near Cactus Flats. The participants were part of a coast-to-coast effort of more than 170,000 who came together at more than 2,000 sites to donate their time and effort to … [Read more...]

Skyline Trail Building Day

Big Bear Valley, CA, September 21, 2012, 6:00am - The Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation needs your help for the Skyline Trail Building Day this Sunday, September 23rd. Groups will meet at two times, 9am and 12:30pm for three hours each at Skyline Corner, the junction of Forest Roads 2N06 and 2N10. Carpool up to the site from the Bear Mountain … [Read more...]

Fuelbreak Work In Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 20, 2012, 6:00am – Forest Service contractors are set to begin fuels reduction work on the south side of Big Bear along forest road 2N10. The 108-acre project area is located between Moonridge and Snow Summit along the popular 2N10 Mill Creek Forest Road and 2N10E, and the work will create a 300-foot wide … [Read more...]

Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 19, 2012, 6:00am - Bear Mountain's 9th Annual winter kick-off party is coming this Saturday, September 22nd. Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails is your last chance to get the best price on your winter season pass. The event will include a Snowboard competition featuring forty of the top jibbers in snowboarding, 130 tons of … [Read more...]