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Things to do at Bear Lake, California

Big Bear Lake, California is terrific for a weekend getaway or a mid-week break. Truly a four-season community with outstanding skiing in winter and early spring, then summer months bring abundant lake opportunities from swimming to sailing.

Big Bear Lake, California Area

Just a few of the possible recreational ideas when staying with us in Big Bear Lake, California:

* Hiking in the National Forest – year round
* Snowboarding at Bear Mountain – Nov through April
* Boating on Big Bear Lake – April through October
* Inner tubing at Magic Mountain – Nov through April
* Snuggle in front of a blazing fire – year round
* Horseback riding on mountain trails – year round
* Fishing on the lake – year round
* Ride the sky chair at Snow Summit – May through Oct
* See a new movie release at the theatre – year round
* Jet ski, windsurf or parasail on the lake – April thorugh Oct
* Go sledding – Nov through April
* Antique shopping – year round
* Golf – May through Oct
* Snowshoe in the back country – Nov through April
* Attend a first rate play at the Performing Arts Center – year round
* Mountain Biking at Snow Summit – May through Oct
* Take a Segway tour – year round
* Take a canoe tour in Grout Bay – May through Oct
* Shop in "The Village" at Big Bear Lake, California – year round
* Photograph the autumn colors – Sept through Nov
* Cross Country ski on North Shore – Dec through Mar
* Dine at great restaurants – year round
* Bike ride the Alpine Pedal Path – year round
* Take a pirate ship boat tour on the lake – May – Oct
* Go on a picnic – year round
* Downhill Skiing at Snow Summit – Nov through April
* Pamper yourself with a massage – year round
* Take an off road jeep tour – year round
* Visit the Moonridge Animal Park – year round
* Take a horse drawn carriage ride – year round
* Go Ziplining – year round
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Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

The Magic Mountain Recreation Area at Big Bear Lake, home to the world famous Alpine Slide, offers family fun activities year round. In the summer there is a cool water slide and in the winter there is plenty of fun snow play.

Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Big Bear Alpine Zoo is a rehabilitation facility offering injured, orphaned and imprinted wild animals a safe haven; temporarily while they heal or permanently as they are unable to survive on their own.

Big Bear Discovery Center

Opened in 1998,the Big Bear Discovery Center is the largest visitor center in the Big Bear Valley. Stop by and be one of the more than 19,000 yearly visitors. Their goal is to help you become knowledgeable about the San Bernardino National Forest.
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