Activities


Come to Big Bear Lake and enjoy the recreation and entertainment!

Action Zipline Tour

Action Zipline Tour

Join us for a high flying adventure through the beautiful mountain terrain! Our 3-hour zip-line tour includes 9 high-speed runs, a suspension bridge, and an offroad safari ride in our Swiss Army vehicles.
Alpine Slide  at Magic Mountain

Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

The Magic Mountain Recreation Area at Big Bear Lake, home of 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. The Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain is open all year and is Southern California`s only authentic bobsled experience.
Baldwin Lake Stables and Petting Zoo

Baldwin Lake Stables and Petting Zoo

Head along a wide variety of terrains, on several trails, all with spectacular vistas. These rides are geared to the experience of the rider - available all day. Reservations suggested. At Baldwin Lake Stables discover the peaceful countryside of the Big Bear Valley`s east end; surrounded by equestrian ranches and the National Forest, just 7 miles east of the Big Bear Village. Escape from the traffic and congestion of the city - where the pavement ends and the "Real West" begins. We have been in business since 1988. We are open year `round and have a variety of horse rides with something to suit everyone.
Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain

Big Bear Mountain Resort has fun for everyone in your family or group. Located in the San Bernardino Mountains, our twin properties – Snow Summit and Bear Mountain – are year-round destinations for scenic getaways and high-energy outdoor experiences. In the summer our properties are home to Southern California’s best lift-served mountain bike park, miles of hiking, a nine-hole golf course, and many other family-friendly activities. Come explore.
Bear Mountain Golf Course

Bear Mountain Golf Course

Bear Mountain Golf Course offers a unique nine-hole experience for golfers of all ability levels. Enjoy the benefit of playing at altitude with the sun-splashed San Bernardino mountains as your backdrop.
Big Bear Charter fishing

Big Bear Charter fishing

All of our fishing guides are licensed by the Department of Fish and Game & Department of Boating and Waterways.?
Big Bear Cycling

Big Bear Cycling

The Big Bear Cycling Association (BBCA) is a non-profit organization open to all disciplines and levels of cycling ability, including those with special needs. The mission of the Big Bear Cycling Association is to support recreational and competitive cycling in Big Bear Valley as a lifelong family activity, as a healthy form of exercise, and as a method of transportation. BBCA goals are to present cycling as beneficial to our membership, community and visitors, promote fun and safe cycling through education and events, support local agency collaboration and cycling advocacy, promote equal road and trail rights, and to enjoy the friendship of cycling enthusiasts.
Big Bear Discovery Center

Big Bear Discovery Center

Your Gateway to Adventure and Discovery 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 190,000 yearly visitors to enjoy exhibits, weekly programs, eco-tours, and special events like outdoor concerts, theater productions, and nighttime interpretive programs in the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater. Our goal is to ensure your visit here is enjoyable and heightens your awareness to help you become a more knowledgeable and responsible caretaker of the San Bernardino National Forest.
Big Bear Fishing Adventures

Big Bear Fishing Adventures

WE FISH YEAR ROUND! We hope you will find everything you need. Big Bear Fishing Adventures is focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything possible to meet your expectations. With a variety of offerings to choose from, we`re sure you`ll be happy working with us.
Big Bear Marina

Big Bear Marina

Best Marina in Big Bear. Conveniently located off Big Bear Boulevard and walking distance from the village, and with on-site parking, Big Bear Marina makes it easy for you to enjoy a day on the lake. Big Bear Marina is the best choice for Big Bear Lake adventures. Choose from pontoon boats that accommodate up to 12 people or fishing boats, all with quiet 4 stroke motors (dogs welcome too!). Enjoy a scenic narrated tour on the beautiful Big Bear Queen, or go fishing with our master angler and guide. Want more adventure? We have jet skiing, wake boarding and water skiing with an experienced skipper to show you the ropes.
Big Bear Off-Road Adventures

Big Bear Off-Road Adventures

Big Bear has four beautiful seasons... Take advantage of our fully convertible Pinzgauers to explore the ridges, canyons, meadows, streams & rivers of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains! Visit historic community & gold rush sites. Travel the original wagon & truck roads. Delight in panoramic vistas of desert & mountains from cloud-scraper peaks. Our drivers are extremely knowledgeable about the flora & fauna, geology & history of our town and surrounding backcountry.
Big Bear Pirate Ship

Big Bear Pirate Ship

The Big Bear Pirate Ship is a must visit each time you are in Big Bear Lake. We offer daily tours of the lake featuring live entertainment, and our own authentic Pirates. The lake tours can be, and often are different each time. Each captain who drives the ship has their own personality and style, and you always get a fantastic tour around the lake.
Big Bear Snow Play

Big Bear Snow Play

Big Bear Snow Play, once a ski hill known as Rebel Ridge, sports the longest runs in Southern California, serviced by a Magic Carpet uphill lift that eliminates the tiring uphill struggle through snow. Lift-assisted inner tubing lets parents and children conserve their energy for the thrilling downhill twists and turns and not on walking uphill!
Big Bear Wakeboard Cable Park

Big Bear Wakeboard Cable Park

Designated Wakesports, the leader in wake boarding on Big Bear Lake, is proud to bring you the first public two tower ski system in Southern California! No boat is necessary to enjoy wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakeskating or knee boarding. Perfect for all types of riders from beginners to advanced. Beginners enjoy the ease of the pull in a controlled environment from one of our experienced coaches. Advanced riders will enjoy the big air and hitting one of our multiple features. The cableway tows riders for approx. 500 feet down our enclosed course and back, the only cable park surrounded by a beautiful lake. The Cable Park is an affordable way to have fun on Big Bear Lake. The cable is also available to rent for private lessons or parties. Rentals are available if you do not have your own equipment. Helmets and coast guard approved life jackets are required.
Captain John`s Marina

Captain John`s Marina

Captains John`s Fawn Harbor & Marina Big Bear is nestled in a quiet bay on Big Bear Lake near the forest. You can enjoy a boat rental, guided boat tours, paddle boarding around the harbor or simply relax lake side--we have something to fit every need.
Moonridge Animal Park

Moonridge Animal Park

Big Bear Alpine Zoo – “Saving wildlife since 1959” The 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. We are extremely proud that 90% of all the animals brought to us for rehabilitation are successfully released back into their native environment. Those that remain with us on exhibit are either too injured or have been imprinted by humans and cannot be released back into the wild to care for themselves.
Snow Summit

Snow Summit

Snow Summit is a premier family-friendly Southern California (SoCal) destination revered for its nearby skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Drop in at 8,200 feet and experience the best that SoCal has to offer. With over 240 acres of skiable terrain and 31 trails of all ability levels, Snow Summit boasts 18+ skiable miles. Covered with a state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a lift system of 14 lifts, Snow Summit is where SoCal skis and rides. Your trail starts here.
Scenic Sky Chair

Scenic Sky Chair

SCENIC SKY CHAIR LIFT TICKETS Experience the most breathtaking views in Big Bear on Snow Summit’s Scenic Sky Chair. Hikers, mountain bikers, and sightseers of all ages are welcome to enjoy the mile-long ascent through the San Bernardino National Forest before arriving at the mountaintop (elev. 8,200 feet).
The Cave

The Cave

The Cave is a truly one-of-a-kind concert and comedy venue in the heart of Big Bear. The lighting, sound, laser light shows, gourmet concessions, craft beer, comfortable seating, room to dance, and of course amazing acts are not common for such an intimate venue. It is this perfect mix of location, amenities, and amazing live entertainment that make The Cave a venue that will bring you closer to your favorite bands than you ever thought possible.
Hot Shot Miniature Golf

Hot Shot Miniature Golf

Hi, my name is Alice. I run the Hot Shot Miniature Golf Course with my husband and our two kids. Family oriented is our main focus. We will be running the course as long as the weather permits us. If and when the weather or an emergency arises I will be sure to update if we will be closed. If you have questions just message me or my cell phone as I have put it up for anyone to get info. I hope everyone will come to visit and we will do our best to make sure you all have fun.