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 …

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 …

8 Family Fun Activities at Big Bear Lake

There is so much to do at Big Bear Lake, CA with your family to celebrate the final weeks of summer. Boating, hiking, shopping and more are all at your fingertips. Come celebrate National Family Fun Month with us as we share 8 summer fun tips with you. Enjoy a Petting Zoo Head to Baldwin …

Riding the Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

alpine slide at big bear

Big Bear Lake is known for its majestic mountains, peaceful water and as a haven for fishing and boating. But did you know Big Bear Lake is also home to one of the most exciting year round attractions? Here’s what you need to know about Big Bear’s Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain. The Alpine Slide …

5 Pine Cone Craft Ideas at Big Bear

5 pine cone craft ideas

You’re trying to enjoy the scenery at Big Bear Lake as spring approaches and your little one is interrupting your Big Bear state of mind. Your Big Bear stay will be calm and zen while you and your family celebrate National Craft Month at Big Bear. Don’t worry, though. We’re not expecting you to pack …

Yes, Big Bear, There is an App for That

Big Bear Lake is chock full of activities for everyone, young and old, from the very adventurous to the “golf is exciting to me” crowd. Both Google Plus and the iTunes App Store both boast over one million apps, and we know amongst all of the Candy Crushes, Instagrams, and Snapchats there are a few …

Leave the Cooking to the Restaurants on Mother’s Day

Grizzly Manor Cafe Big Bear Lake

We can’t wait to see all of you this weekend for Mother’s Day festivities! It is the 100th anniversary of the Mother’s Day tradition. We know that every mom has different tastes, from those that want relax and ride The Scenic Sky Chair to those that we may see out biking and hiking on the …

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 …