7 Best Places to Fish in Big Bear

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 …

Where to Find the Best Views of Big Bear

Jaw-dropping views. That’s what’s in store for you at Big Bear Lake while you’re enjoying skiing, fishing, hiking and more. If you’re looking for the best and most beautiful views of Big Bear any time of the year, we’ve got you covered. Boulder Bay Park Most residents and visitors say Boulder Bay Park has the …

The Cool Factor: Snowboard Slang You Need to Know

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We are knee-deep in snow this time of year at Big Bear Lake. Whether you are a beginner or a pro at snowboarding, it’s never too late to become cool by learning the latest lingo and snowboard slang. Read up on our snowboard slang glossary to keep you cool this winter. It’s Just a Board …

Tips for Taking Winter Photographs at Big Bear Lake

Winter is a beautiful time of year to photograph Big Bear Lake. When the snow starts to fall in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear Lake becomes a winter wonderland that is amazing to witness in person. Capture those perfect moments on your next trip to Big Bear Lake by following these tips for winter …

Your Christmas Holiday Vacation Guide at Big Bear Lake

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There is snow on the ground and Big Bear Lake Village is decorated like a Charles Dickens’ Christmas Village. Visiting Big Bear Lake during the holidays is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit. Follow our Christmas holiday vacation guide to get the most out of your Christmas season at Big Bear Lake.   …

Big Bear Snow Play Guide: What You Need to Know

Tubing at Big Bear Lake during the winter season is a great way to have fun. One of the best places to experience tubing is Big Bear Snow Play, so grab your tubes and follow our guide to get the most out of your Big Bear winter tubing experience! Big Bear Snow Play Once a …

The 5 Best Places to See Fall Foliage Colors at Big Bear Lake

Southern California is known as the best place to witness the seasons in California. One of the best places to see fall foliage is the Big Bear Lake area. From mid-October through November, Big Bear Lake is awash in a sea of crimson, amber and yellow fall colors. Celebrate fall foliage in California with the …

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 …