Category Archives: History

What to do in Big Bear Lake | July 23 – July 29, 2012

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Celebrating the past in Big Bear Lake and looking to the future Big Bear Lake has a long and distinct past, one that we love to celebrate and keep relevant to the visitors and people who live here. Since the … Continue reading

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What to do in Big Bear Lake | February 8-12, 2012

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Stay off the ice! Warmer temperatures and a deeper lake make Big Bear Lake unsafe to walk on in the winter. So even though the lake may look frozen, it is NOT safe to walk or skate on. Instead, stay on … Continue reading

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Big Bear Ski Slopes are Open!

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Big Bear Lake residents are really excited about how early the slopes are open this year!   November 9th was the magic “Opening Day” so you will want to check in on Bear Mountain to share in the first snowfall … Continue reading

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This Week in Big Bear | July 18 through July 24, 2011

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Big Bear Weather Another beautiful week is headed our way!  We’ll start off warm and cool off a bit for the weekend. Monday, July 18- High 80°, Low 53° Tuesday, July 19- High 81°, Low 51° Wednesday, July 20- High … Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour of the Big Bear Historical Museum

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As Big Bear Frontier’s Reservation Specialist I spend much of my time looking after our beautiful resort, but once in awhile I manage to get out and visit some of the great attractions we have in Big Bear. It has … Continue reading

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Ryan Hall, a Big Bear Champion

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We’re proud to have Ryan Hall, a running champion and Olympic athlete, here in Big Bear, California. Hall made recent national news by placing fourth at the Boston Marathon on April 18 of this year. Hall was born here in … Continue reading

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Why We Call it Big Bear

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In the many years I’ve enjoyed here in the Big Bear Mountain area, I’ve always been intrigued by the rich history that shapes the Big Bear region. It’s an aspect of the area guests don’t always get to enjoy when … Continue reading

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Big Bear Lake’s Ancient Past

Approximately 2500 years ago, Big Bear Lake was populated by a group of Native Americans known as the Serrano Indian tribe.   Because of the mountains and the terrain, the Serrano Indian referred to the territory as “Yuhaviat” which means”Pine Place”. The … Continue reading

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Welcome!

As innkeepers for Big Bear Frontier and residents of the Big Bear Lake region we welcome you to our new blog. We hope our thoughts here inspire you to learn more about the area and to pay us a visit … Continue reading

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