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Equestrian Center, Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Hay Ride

HomeEquestrian Center, Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Hay RideEquestrian Center, Pumpkin Patch, Haunted Hay Ride

The Big Bear Equestrian Center (formerly known as Sonny’s Stables) is ideally located next to the San Bernardino National Forest.​ Sitting on about twelve acres this stable has 6 pastures it features two riding arenas. This equestrian center is ideal for local residents that wish to board their horse in the mountains as well as short and long term guests wanting to take in the beautiful scenery of the San Bernardino National Forest on horseback. Short and Long Term rental options are offered.

Off the Vine Pumpkins Available

Due to unforeseen colder temperatures this Fall season, they have had to cut the pumpkins from their vines early but do have them available for purchase at the farm during normal Saturday business hours.

History and Owner of the Big Bear Equestrian Center

Nick Lanza, owner of Big Bear Vacations, also owns the ​Big Bear Equestrian Center & Bear Valley Farms. “Being an owner of both the Farm and Big Bear Vacations, we naturally are combining the experience to create many packages.  We invite our guests to enjoy the farm during their stay and we offer free admission to the Farm if you stay with Big Bear Vacations as a starting promotion.”   Visit “About Us” to read more about the story on how the farm came to be.

Haunted Hayride is open now!


Embark your journey on foot through the Haunted Farm House. Then, hold onto your seats as you creep aboard our hauntingly vintage tractor pulled hay slay. They will slither you through the haunted trails and roads on the farm. Make your way through the dark you will encounter ghouls, goblins and all manner of creatures of the night. Your Dark Adventure ends in a huge, deep dark Haunted Barn where your deepest fears will become reality.

This Weekend the Haunted Hayride Runs every 45 minutes Friday & Saturday Night. Gates open at 6:30pm. Please be there at least 15 minutes before your ride.

Be sure to warm yourself by one of two fire pits, and enjoy  complimentary drinks before embarking on your haunted journey!

Ride times and ticket pricing vary, please refer to Ticketleap for pricing and availability. Purchase tickets well in advance.

The Equestrian Center is a wonderful addition to the Big Bear valley. A perfect place to bring your friends and family to make vacation memories that will last a lifetime.