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 »
Experience the scenic splendor of Big Bear vacations in Southern California, and reserve relaxing accommodations at Northwoods Resort and Conference Center, offering comfort for your stay and excitement for your day with prime access to incredible hiking in Big Bear.
Discover Big Bear Valley National Forest, a peaceful sanctuary where an escape to nurture yourself is made better yet by awe-inspiring nature around every corner. The Big Bear hiking trails are many, so whether you're visiting with family or here for a trial of your best trekking skills, there's a scenic route and view for you. Big Bear hiking doesn't get any better than this!
Find the perfect daytrip (and a map) by choosing from 39 miles of trails that form part of the renowned Pacific Crest Trail. Your options include:
To use some of the various trailheads and "High Impact Recreation Areas", you'll need to purchase an Adventure Pass ($5 daily; for more information on purchasing your pass, see the Web site).
Whether you're looking to bike or backpack your way through Big Bear Valley, you'll find an adventure to adore during your visit from near, or far.