Big Bear is a wonderful vacation destination for those of all types. Whether you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of big city life or you want to enjoy the great outdoors, Big Bear is perfect for you. One of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors in Big Bear is by enjoying the beautiful bodies of water in the area. Probably one of the best lakes in the area is Bluff Lake.
About Bluff Lake, California
Bluff Lake is known for many things, but one more than the others: It is famous for the diverse natural plant and wildlife that can be found within the boundaries of the Bluff Lake Reserve. Bluff Lake Reserve is open from the beginning of May until the beginning of November and provides for a very diverse plant and wildlife from season to season. Bluff Lake Reserve is dedicated to preserving the local mountain marsh and meadow ecosystem, as well as threatened plant species like the Bear Valley bluegrass and Big Bear checkerbloom. Remarkably, this iconic and beautiful site also served as a filming location for the famous movies The Parent Trap and Dr. Dolittle 2. As a “leave no trace” ecological reserve, visitors are highly encouraged to take everything they bring into the reserve back out with them upon leaving, so keep that in mind when planning your day here.
Hiking and Exploring Bluff Lake
Bluff Lake in Big Bear is a great spot for hiking and exploring the tranquil wilderness surrounding Big Bear, without encountering the same number of tourists that other locales around Big Bear are more prone to receiving. In this respect, Bluff Lake is the ideal place to spend a day along the lake without worrying about boats or crowds. It’s a popular destination for trail goers who are looking to hike through Big Bear’s best landmarks, including Castle Rock Trail and the Champion Lodgepole Pine. SinceBluff Lake is less utilized by locals and tourists alike, you will truly get the isolation that you are looking for in a tranquil lake area.
If you are going to Big Bear on your next vacation, Bluff Lake, California is a must visit. If you would like help making this vacation amazing, let Big Bear Vacations be your guide with this and other great vacation options.