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Big Bear Lake

Hwys 30, 330 & 18, Corner of Division Dr. and Big Bear Blvd., CA 92315
+1 800-424-4232
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Peaceful

Big Bear Lake is so beautiful. It's a great place to relax and forget about it all. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christy D
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California
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Graet Fishing!!

Went out with John Cantrell Guide Service. Had a Great Time, John and Cliff are both very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Timothy P
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Palm Desert, United States
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big bear” (105 reviews)
“water sports” (12 reviews)
“water skiing” (9 reviews)
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Hwys 30, 330 & 18, Corner of Division Dr. and Big Bear Blvd., CA 92315
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+1 800-424-4232
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Big Bear Lake is so beautiful. It's a great place to relax and forget about it all. There are spots to picnic, relax etc.

Thank Christy D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out with John Cantrell Guide Service. Had a Great Time, John and Cliff are both very knowledgeable about the lake and history. Caught and released several nice trout! Made our trip an over the top experience!

Thank Timothy P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly restful respite in the country. The mountains and air are wonderful. Nice restaurants and a lot to do. Been coming here for over 35 years and love it year round. The spring and summer are as great as the winter. Come an enjoy!!

Thank Cape-SoCal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dear readers, We had just left today the Big Bear Lake. It’s surrounded by mountains and many ducks are swimming around. It’s a very quiet place, very relaxing and chilling. We love this place. Best wishes, Petra

Thank petraalmutawa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short 1:45 min drive from LA you can enjoy all the mountain village has to offer from fishing, hiking, mountain biking and skiing in winter, it's the best!

Thank WendyRobi
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I caught some Blue Gill fish here in the 1980's they were so small I had to throw them back in the Big Bear lake.The scenery is beautiful maybe Ferguson can't paint us a masterpiece one day.The Cabins are beautiful it's worth the visit or...More

1  Thank Anthony B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I went to Big Bear Lake last year for Christmas with my wife’s family and friends. Total of 11 guests. Big Bear Lake is awesome. They have a Ski Resort, Sliding resort, hiking trails and a beautiful Lake. In Downtown there lots of Restaurants Starbucks...More

1  Thank Alin M
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit for tourism. If you have enough time, i will suggest to stay one night there... Those who loves snow activities, this place is heaven for them...

Thank MSMorshed
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We love Big Bear Lake. This is our second visit. We were here last summer and are now enjoying the winter snow. This will be our vacation destination again next summer. Love it!

2  Thank execforkids1
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I will try to do this trip at least once a year! my family and me had an awesome time! there are a lot of activities snow bording, the zoo, and simply the snow is one of the best time of the year !

2  Thank Brenda L
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Pablo G
30 December 2017|
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Response from OC-RaiderFan | Reviewed this property |
Not much it’s been too warm in So Cal But it’s raining and they may be making snow at ski resorts . Does get in 30s at night
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Gerry G
29 September 2017|
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Response from dythomson | Reviewed this property |
There is supposed to be snow on Christmas day! Last year (2016), we got over 20 inches from the 23rd to the 24th of December, just over night. The Summit slopes are usually open after Thanksgiving even if they have to make... More
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janessajimenez03
18 June 2017|
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Response from LBGrandBanks | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather (normally still mid to high 60's during the day, chilly at night). Try tent camping at Serrano Campground. Walk along the lake, then visit the Village and eat your meal there. Bring a tent, sleeping... More
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