News Alerts

We want our visitors and guests to be informed and up-to-date on the latest news happening in the Big Bear, CA area, including:

  • Weather conditions
  • Travel advisories
  • Area news alerts

Chains are Required on all Non 4×4 Vehicles

With winter storms bringing more than five-feet of snow this weekend and two more winter storms bringing more snowfall to the Big Bear Lake area through Monday, the winter chain law requirement is in effect until further notice. Chains are required on the tires of all vehicles that are not equipped with four-wheel drive.

Weather and Road Alerts

It is important to check the local weather forecast and travel alerts for the latest weather activity and road closure alerts related to Big Bear weather events.

Winter Chain Law Requirement

It is important to be on the watch for snow at Big Bear this time of year. Chains are required on all vehicle tires in the snow unless your vehicle comes equipped with snow tread tires and is four-wheel drive capable. During certain weather periods, all vehicles are required to have chains to drive safely. For current road conditions, call (800) 424-4232 or (800) 427-7623.

Contact us directly at (800) 798-3960 with questions and concerns regarding the information on this News Alerts page. For daily updates and local news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.