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 …

A Month of Treats (And Maybe Some Tricks!) – What To Do at Big Bear Lake

October is known for many things - beautiful fall colors, cooler temperatures, and Oktoberfest, not to mention a great end to the month: Halloween! Big Bear Lake has all of these things ready and waiting for you to enjoy! We are especially excited for the cooler temperatures. They make a hike, run, or bike ride …

Good Times are Brewing – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Exploration is something we are skilled at around Big Bear Lake. It was explorers who found this delightful valley, and people have been finding new things here ever since. Much of that can be attributed to going outside and following a long and winding trail for hours, but not all exploration has to be a …

See You in September – What to do at Big Bear Lake

The air at Big Bear Lake is getting crisper, nights are getting a little longer, and you are soon going to see more runners and hikers on the trails. There is just something about being outside in the mountains of Southern California when the temperature is cooler, especially when you get a chance to explore …

Changing of the Seasons – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Any of you who are regulars at Big Bear Lake know that this place changes with each season. Spring, summer, fall, and winter all showcase a different facet of the area, which gives you a reason to come up and visit us 365 days a year. Labor Day not only gives those who have been …

Trailblazing – What to do at Big Bear Lake

There are only two weeks left until the unofficial last weekend of summer, Labor Day! We would like to thank all of you for visiting Big Bear Lake and keeping us hopping all summer long, but we are not quite finished yet. There is still plenty of activity here, whether you plan on going to …

Here comes Halloween! – What To Do At Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Frontier is nestled up in the mountains, away from the stresses of work and far from the bright city lights, and some interesting events are taking place this week. There has been an odd mist covering the lake at night, and people talking about a ship they think they see sailing on it. …

Are You Ready To Eat? – What To Do In Big Bear Lake

Coming up to Big Bear Lake, CA offers plenty of adventure. There are zipline tours, wilderness trails to explore, fishing in our trout-filled lake, and as the weather gets colder, skiing and snowboarding. Once you've spent the day exploring, you’ll find that those outdoor activities work up an appetite. You know what they say about getting good …

The Long and Winding Road – What To Do In Big Bear Lake

Most people come to our part of Southern California by car. But once you get up here there is no end to how you can get around the scenic mountains and calm waters that make up the Big Bear Lake area. We have the scenic Sky Chair on the weekends, sailing, jet skis, Segways, running, …

Farewell to Summer – What to do in Big Bear Lake

We've noticed that the night air is getting a little crisper. Events and recreation that we enjoyed through the summer are drawing to a close. Labor Day is now well in the rear view mirror and the flavors at the local restaurants are going to pumpkins and apples. Fall in Big Bear is something you …