Big Bear Lake is the place to go for a dog friendly location. Dogs are welcome on the trails, along the lake and in the resorts. Big Bear Frontier is a pet-friendly hotel. Many dog owners bring their pets to the resort every year to celebrate the anniversary date of their dog’s adoption or their birthdays.
You’re typically greeted in Big Bear Frontier foyer by some resident dogs, including General Manager Ryan Vasquez’ own Terrier mix, Lillie.
“Lillie loves to say hi to everyone,” Vasquez says.
Vasquez can’t stress enough how much dogs are welcome at Big Bear Frontier and in the Big Bear area.
“Dogs are our best friends,” Vasquez says. “They love the fresh air as much as we do and they are always welcome at Big Bear Frontier!”
Follow our lead as Vasquez and his adorable terrier mix, Lillie, tell you the must visit pet-friendly locations around Big Bear Lake.
Big Bear Lake Dog-Friendly Activity Ideas
Big Bear Lake welcomes dogs in the water and on the 22 miles of shoreline trails to explore the nature scene. All of the beaches along Highway 38 in Big Bear Lake are dog-friendly and can be reached from the Alpine Pedal Path trail.
Ryan and Lillie Pooch Tip: Meadow Park is a great dog park where you’re likely to run into Vasquez and Lillie enjoying some fresh mountain air.
Dogs are Welcome in Big Bear Lake Village
Take your dog shopping at Big Bear Lake Village! Downtown is a haven for dog lovers, and store owners are known for welcoming your pets in their shops. Many of them even leave bowls of water out for dogs and offer treats in their shops.
Big Bear Lake Restaurants Love Dogs
Doggie dining locations are scattered all over Big Bear Lake. Many restaurants offer outdoor patios that allow you to keep your dog at your feet while you eat.
Looking for establishments that go out of their way to make your dog feel welcome? Here’s our favorites.
Pamper Your Pooch
Did you know that Big Bear Lake has shops exclusive to the needs of you and your pet? Some examples include:
- Waggin’ Tails of Big Bear has a store full of pet supply needs, including clothing, collars, toys and more.
- DogVacay Big Bear Lake will find someone to watch your pup while you go exploring on your own.
Book Your Pet-Friendly Big Bear Frontier Stay Today
Big Bear Frontier encourages you to bring your furry friends with you on your next Big Bear vacation. There are plenty of places and grassy areas for your dog to exercise and roam while you explore Big Bear. Our simple pet-friendly policy makes it easy for you to traverse the property with your animals.