6 days in Big Bear Lake Itinerary

6 days in Big Bear Lake Itinerary

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Big Bear Lake
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Big Bear Lake

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Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. Bring the kids along to Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge and Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain. Get in touch with nature at Hidden Valley Nature Trail and Castle Rock Trail 1W03. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Big Bear Lake: Joshua Tree National Park (Keys View, Barker Dam Trail, & more), Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness (in Idyllwild) and Joshua Tree (Coyote Corner & Joshua Tree National Park). The adventure continues: see a world frozen in time at Calico Ghost Town, enjoy some diversion at Gold Rush Mining Adventures, hit the slopes at Big Bear Lake, and stroll through Alpine Pedal Path.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Big Bear Lake trip itinerary builder .

In June, daily temperatures in Big Bear Lake can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

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Side Trips

Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree, Big Bear Region, Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness, Keller Peak Fire Lookout
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Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town
Keys View ©
Keys View