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 …

Fourth of July 2013 and More – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Can you imagine Fourth of July fireworks up here in the mountain air, with Big Bear Lake reflecting all of the beauty in the sky? Over the 237 years we have been celebrating this holiday, we have come close to perfecting it. The holiday often begins with inviting up family and friends, and making burgers …

Even More to do in June! – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Our blog last week was chock full of things to do around Big Bear Lake for the first half of the month. This week we continue our look at all of the major events going on in June. And this is just the big stuff! Here’s what to expect from the weather this week. Big …

The Sweet Air of April – What to do at Big Bear Lake

April has arrived, and it is a big month for transitions here at Big Bear Lake! Bear Mountain and Snow Summit announced this week that the last day for skiing and snowboarding for the 2012-2013 season will be this Sunday. If you have been putting getting to the mountains to the last minute… this is …

Bowling, Skating, and Karaoke…Oh My – What to do at Big Bear Lake

Where are the flurries? That is what we are all asking ourselves up here in the mountains. Bear Mountain is doing a great job keeping the snow they have in order so people can still come up and enjoy some time on the slopes. We are big fans of skiing and winter, but that is …

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. …

Welcome to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo – What to do in Big Bear Lake

Animals sometimes become orphaned. They could be injured in the wild or removed from pet owners who cannot care for them. Many of these animals would not survive well in the wild, having never been on their own. When that happens they end up at rescue zoos throughout the country, one like our own Big …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | July 30 – August 5, 2012

Blues, zoos, and musical reviews This week is the 2012 Blues for the Zoo Concert to help support the Moonridge Animal Park, which we discussed in detail in last week’s blog. This is a big musical weekend at Big Bear Lake, with multiple concert options all day long, benefitting many organizations in the area doing …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | July 23 – July 29, 2012

Celebrating the past in Big Bear Lake and looking to the future Big Bear Lake has a long and distinct past, one that we love to celebrate and keep relevant to the visitors and people who live here. Since the 1850’s, when Bear Valley was first looked on by explorers (but not the natives who …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | May 28 – June 3, 2012

Walking (and Hiking) your way through Big Bear Lake The weather is going to keep getting nicer, and you are going to want to spend more and more time out in it. Fortunately, the area is chock full of things to do. You can find everything from hiking and bicycling through the valley, seeing it …