TroutfesT – Fishing in Big Bear Lake

TroutfesT is here! Since 2004, the Western Outdoor News Big Bear TroutfesT has been growing. This is the 15th year of the contest and we are expecting it to be just as full as every other year. The cash and prizes are just as big as ever, with every ticket holder getting a chance to win …

Your Guide to Fall and Halloween Big Bear Events

“I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: The cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.” – Evan Peters Crisp, cool air and red and orange leaves are all around us. Fall is officially here at Big Bear Lake! There are pumpkins adorning storefronts and scarecrows in the Village to greet visitors and …

Your Ultimate Guide to Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest 2019

It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year at Big Bear Lake! Big Bear Oktoberfest is here to celebrate all that German heritage and folklore has to offer with an event that is heralded as the start of the fall season at Big Bear. Raise a stein and follow our ultimate guide to …

Big Bear Lake: What to Do in November

The infusion of fall colors in the trees of the San Bernardino Mountains is in full swing. The crisp, cool autumn air is back at Big Bear Lake! To take advantage of the fall season and looming holidays, we have put together a calendar to show you what to do in November at Big Bear …

Big Bear Lake: What’s Happening in September

Do you feel a slight change in temperature at Big Bear Lake? The nights are getting cooler and Mother Nature is starting to remind us that the fall season is approaching. There’s still some time left to enjoy Big Bear Lake, the golf courses and the mountain trails in September though. When you escape to …

The Top 10 Big Bear Parks Your Kids Will Love

Fresh mountain air, warm afternoon breezes and cool nights greet families that flock to Big Bear Lake for wonderful summer weather. Sometimes it’s difficult to find parks that keep your family active so the kids can burn off some energy in the fresh mountain area. We made your planning easy by providing you with the …

Planning Your Fourth of July Weekend at Big Bear Lake

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Happy Birthday America! What a better way to celebrate the upcoming birthday of the United States of America than at Big Bear Lake, where pioneers worked to search for gold and help settle the American Frontier. We’ve got the tips you need to enjoy a wonderful Fourth of July weekend at Big Bear while you …

How to Spend a Day in Big Bear Lake Village

Big Bear Lake Village is one of the hottest attractions in the Big Bear Lake region and with temperatures warming up, you can spend more time exploring.  With a variety of shops and restaurants, visitors can spend several hours enjoying everything the village has to offer. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a cold beer, have …

7 Best Places to Fish in Big Bear

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Think you know the best places to fish in Big Bear? Well, we have some inside information for you; this should be top secret, but we are sharing anyway. We spent some time talking to Eric from the Big Bear Lake Water Management Department (WMD) and other Big Bear fishing regulars. We drove around the …