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Big Bear Lake, Big Bear Region

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Discover an alpine resort in the heart of Southern California at Big Bear Lake. The lake is a destination for enjoying the peaceful natural setting and taking part in a variety of outdoor activities. The waters provide excellent fishing and sailing opportunities, while the surrounding area is great for hiking and cycling. In the wintertime the hills around the lake offer some of California's best skiing. The adjacent communities offer plenty of shopping, dining, and sightseeing, as well as numerous places to stay. Due to cold water and underwater obstacles, swimming in the lake is not recommended. A visit to Big Bear Lake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Big Bear Region vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • June is a great time of the year to catch trout and bass. The fishing is best by boat, but we also talked to people fishing by the shore that did well. Take your family fishing at Big Bear Lake!  more »
  • My wife, daughter, son in law and 2 year old grandson all took the Riverboat ride to see the entire lake. The ride was very nice, cool and windy if you chose to be out on second floor or warm and comf...  more »
  • Who would have believed you could find such a beautiful elegant spa in Big Bear? The Altitudes experience begins on the phone with great customer service and continues with a very professional staff p...  more »