Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve

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 parks in the Big Bear area. Probably one of the best parks in Big Bear is Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve.

About Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve

The Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve and the Stanfield Marsh Boardwalks area in Big Bear Lake make for a beautiful place to visit. The Preserve is located on the corner of the Stanfield Cutoff and Big Bear Blvd. As you approach the corner, you will see the wooden gazebo and small parking area. The gazebo has informative posters of the Big Bear wildlife in the area—including what Big Bear animals live in the area, what to watch out for, and especially must-see animals—so be sure to take a moment to look at them. The gazebo also makes for a wonderful place to stop for a picnic or even as a great place for photos to be taken of the whole family.

When to Visit Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve

The best time of day to visit the Preserve is early morning or late afternoon when the waterfowl and fish are looking for food. This time of day will ensure that you are seeing the park in its full beauty and when the Big Bear animals are lively and out for you to see. The two boardwalks are built over the water and the walk is very tranquil and relaxing, especially at sunset. This walk has been hailed by both visitors and locals as one of the most serene places to be in Big Bear. Visitors can take a fascinating look at the local Big Bear wildlife in, under, and around the water; the ducks are especially friendly. You will see an island not far from the shore that was built as a safe haven for the waterfowl.

 

If you are going to Big Bear on your next vacation, Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve 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.