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Summer Journey to Big Bear

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Summer is Big Bear, California is scenic, filled with fun opportunities and a time of year that makes for incredible outdoor adventures. Whether you’re passionate about hiking or prefer to get out on the water in style, Big Bear has something for everyone under the sun. When you’re heading this direction, you’ll want to make time to add the following Big Bear activities in the Summer to your itinerary.

Things to Do in Big Bear in the Summer – Day 1: Woodland Trail

With a trailhead sitting just one mile east of the Big Bear Discovery Center, Woodland Trail is an incredible hiking destination when you’re looking for a summer trek that’s great for all ages and abilities. This 1.5-mile loop has gradual elevation increase making it a great walk with plenty of opportunities to admire the towering trees, wildlife and lake views along the way. With an Adventure Pass in hand, visitors can also take advantage of the park amenities that sit at the start of the trail when you return and are looking for a great place to spend the afternoon having a picnic or enjoying the company of your fellow travelers. This is one of the best things to do in Big Bear in the Summer!

Woodland Trail

The Big Bear Discovery Center

40971 North Shore Drive

Fawnskin, California 92333

(909) 382-2790

Day 2: Big Bear Marina Wave Runner Rentals

When you’re in the mood for an adrenaline-pumping day on the waters of Big Bear Lake or even some exciting Big Bear activities in the Summer, head over to Big Bear Marina and rent a wave runner or two. These quality Yamaha VX 1100 wave runners can seat up to three people at a time and can be rented at $130 per hour. Wave Runner drivers must be over the age of 18, but equipment can accommodate friends and family. Come soak up the sun at a thrilling pace while taking in the view as you fly across the shoreline.

Big Bear Marina

500 Paine Court

Big Bear Lake, California 92315

(909) 866-3218

Day 3: Big Bear Fishing Charter

Even the most experienced angler can use a refresher when the summer season is upon us. When you’re looking for an expert guide who brings the quality equipment you’ll need to make the most of a day on the water, look no further than Big Bear Fishing Charter. Whether you’re fishing solo, with your family or a group of up to 30 other guests, Big Bear Fishing Charter is happy to accommodate. One of four large vessels await to take you on the water along with all of the equipment you’ll need. Snacks and drinks are provided throughout the journey and the vessels are proud to be pet-friendly too. Trout, carp and bass catfish are all on the lineup when you head out onto Big Bear Lake with knowledgeable and friendly guides who will help you reel in the next big catch.

Big Bear Fishing Charter

40375 Big Bear Boulevard

Big Bear Lake, California 92315

(909) 866-2240

A Summer Stay for the Record Books

Whether you’re traveling solo or heading to Big Bear with friends or family, the team at Big Bear Vacations is here to help you make the most of your trip! Let us take care of your vacation rental booking so you land in a property that delivers the comfort, quality and convenience you deserve. We pride ourselves on designing customized stays and are happy to handle requests large and small. Contact us today for more information and to begin planning your next trip!