Tucked into a verdant valley of the San Bernardino Mountains and rich with four unique seasons of natural splendor, it's no wonder that the area today known as Big Bear Lake...read more »
True to its name, Big Bear is a big place. Between the mountain peaks, hillsides, the national forest and the lake itself, the supply of fun, energetic things to do in Big Bear, California is virtually limitless. When you also consider the fact that every season brings new and exciting attractions to Big Bear, planning perfect Southern California getaways grows even more daunting. Fortunately, the Big Bear Discovery Center is here to help.
Located just a few miles from our full-service resort at Big Bear Lake, the Big Bear Discovery Center is your one-stop-shop for education and information on how to get the most out of this incredible destination. What's more, the Center is partnered with the U.S. Forest Service to ensure that all events, activities and attractions may be enjoyed responsibly and with the preservation of this profound natural resource in mind.
The Big Bear Discovery Center offers numerous services:
The Big Bear Discovery Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Center is closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the winter and open daily throughout the rest of the year. For more information, visit their Web site here.
Choose the Northwoods Resort and Conference Center among other Big Bear hotels for a refreshing adventure to the San Bernardino Mountains. Learn more about our unique, Adirondack-inspired Big Bear resort guest rooms or check out our current Southern California vacation packages.