Things to do

Big Bear VillageBig Bear Lake Village

Big Bear Lake Village is located in the heart of Big Bear Lake. You’ll find shopping with delightful boutiques, adorable souvenir shops, elegant home decor and more in this charming alpine Village. With over 120 businesses you’ll enjoy the unique shops filled with gift ideas and items for the home. there are many fine restaurants to savor your next meal. Entertain yourself with a game of bowling or catch a movie at the theaters.


Big Bear Discovery Center

Big Bear Discovery Center

Your Gateway to Adventure and Discovery!

The Discovery Center is an educational and informational portal to the San Bernardino National Forest. Big Bear Discovery Center heightens your awareness on how to become a more responsible caretaker of a national forest while increasing your enjoyment and knowledge of California’s most recreated forestland, the San Bernardino National Forest. Activities and Services: Adventure Passes Hiking & Biking Maps Camping Information Maps of Forest Roads & Off-highway Vehicle Adventures Forest Service Permits Naturalist-led Tours and Interpretive Programs Environmental Education ~ School & Scout groups Adventure Outpost ~ nature-themed gift store

Hours of Operation:

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 5 days/week

Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Located at: 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333

Phone: (909) 382-2790

captain-johnsCaptain John’s Fawn Harbor Marina

Captains John’s Fawn Harbor & Marina Big Bear is nestled in a quiet bay on Big Bear Lake near the forest. You can enjoy a boat rental, guided boat tours, paddle boarding around the harbor or simply relax lake side–they have something to fit every need.

Located at: 39369 North Shore Ave. Fawnskin, CA. 92333

Phone: 909-366-5109


Mountain Mobile Massage & Spa

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to enjoy a 5-star quality perfectly customized massage treatment in your cozy cabin, without ever having to leave –as in no driving/navigating/parking– just pure relaxation?

You need not wonder, just call Mountain Mobile Massage & Spa.

Location: Big Bear Lake, CA. 92315

Phone: (909) 800-8103

helicopter-big-bearHelicopter Big Bear

Get a new perspective of Big Bear by taking a scenic aerial adventure above the mountain resort from the vantage point of a helicopter cockpit. Helicopter Big Bear is arguably Big Bear’s best entertainment attraction. Witness the beauty of the Bear Valley and surrounding San Bernardino Mountains all year round. Helicopter Big Bear is open seven days a week including all holidays. A helicopter tour is undoubtedly one of the most unique and exciting activities available during your stay in Big Bear.

Location: 501 Valley Blvd. Big Bear City, CA. 92314

Phone: (909) 585-1200

action-ziplineAction Zipline

Action Zipline Tours are the most exciting way to experience Big Bear year-round, weather permitting. The three hour tour includes an off-road ride two miles into the forest in our safari jeeps, with nine high-speed zipline lines that run down our mountain for the most avid thrill-seekers, a beautiful suspension bridge with stunning views of Johnson Valley as a backdrop for it all, Action Zipline Tours is truly an adventure. Our all-inclusive tour is outdoor recreation at its best, and it’s most exclusive.

Location: 41693 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Phone: (909) 866-0390