Winter Activities

If you’re looking for a winter adventure, look no further than Big Bear Lake. You can hit the slopes at Bear Mountain or Snow Summit and snowboard or ski your way down the mountain. Or if you’d rather take it easy, there are plenty of other options like Action Snowshoe Tours to explore the area in a relaxed atmosphere.

If speed is more your thing, then you’ll want to check out inner tubing and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain Tube Park or Big Bear Snow Play or Snow Summit’s Grizzly Ridge Tube Park. For a free activity, grab your sled and head over to Aspen Glen Picnic Area for some amazing downhill thrills.

So come visit Big Bear Lake and take advantage of all the opportunities here in one of California’s most beautiful mountain towns. So what are you waiting for? Come explore Big Bear Lake’s winter activities and get your adventure on. We’ll have plenty of hot chocolate waiting for you when you’re done.

Bear Mountain from across the lake Big Bear Lake

Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain is known for being “The Park.” From the top of Chair 9 to the bottom is a feature rich environment that’s ready challenge all of the freestyle snowboarders and skiers making their way down in this fast paced environment. For those who are just testing their freestyle skills, Chair 7, 6 and 2 are great areas to start off on. For those who are adventurous, dropping into one of SoCal’s only 2 halfpipes is always a great time. And for those who want steep and fast, Chair 4 “Silver Mountain” and Chair 8 “Geronimo” are waiting for you.

Snow Summit from across the lake Big Bear Lake

Snow Summit

Snow Summit is known as “The Family Mountain.” There is the infamous “Westridge Park’ for those shredders… and “The Family Fun Park” made for the littles who are just learning how to hit small features. The rest of the mountain is full of fun runs that are great for those who just want to slide on snow and make some turns. Enjoy a trip down “The Miracle Mile,” have some fun on “Perfect Pitches” or just get your feet under you on “Summit Run.” Regardless of where you and your family’s skill levels are at, you’re all bound to have a great adventure together.

Alpine Slide Snow Play in Big Bear Lake. Lifts carrying people up the hill over snow next to big pine trees.

Alpine Slide Snow Play

Alpine Slide Snow Play at Magic Mountain is a ton of fun for the entire family. After you slide on snow, you can enjoy their rollercoaster and a ton of other fun activities. If you haven’t been to Alpine Slide Snow Play, you’ll want to get the family there today.

Big Bear Snow Play sign in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Snow Play

Visiting Big Bear Snow Play for some snow tubing is an experience you won’t want to miss. There are several runs to choose from depending on what kind of adventure you’re looking for – whether it’s a mild or wild ride. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere at Big Bear Snow Play makes the whole outing even more enjoyable. Inner tubing at Big Bear Snow Play guarantees a great time for the entire family.

Red snowshoes on white snow

Action Snowshoe Tours

Action Tours California offers an amazing experience of show shoeing in the San Bernardino National Forest. They provide the equipment, they provide the training and they provide the guide (pro tip: be sure to tip your guide). If you’re looking for a snow experience like no other, check out Action Snowshoe Tours.

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