Big Bear Lake, California

About Big Bear Lake, CA

Big Bear Lake is a city in San Bernardino County, California along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, located 25 miles (40 km) northeast of the city of San Bernardino. The population was 5,019 at the 2010 census, down from 5,438 at the 2000 census. However, being a four-seasons resort, the actual number of people staying in total accommodations, residences, and campgrounds in the greater Big Bear Valley surges to over 100,000 many weekends per year. Surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear Lake is a year-around resort destination for Southern California.

Big Bear Lake was inhabited by the indigenous Serrano Indians for over 2,000 years before it was explored by Benjamin Wilson and his party. Once populated by only the natives and the Grizzly bears, from which the area received its name, Big Bear Valley grew rapidly during the Southern California Gold Rush from 1861 to… Excerpted from Wikipedia

  • Editors' Picks

  • Food & Drink

  • Hotels & Lodging

  • Arts & Entertainment

  • Shopping

  • Beauty & Spas

  • Health & Medical

  • Local Services

Filter By...

Map

Top Cities in About Big Bear Lake, CA

Map

Previous Next

Reviews, Comments, & Tips

  • Giancarlo F
    Big Bear Lake, California posted by Giancarlo F 44 weeks ago

    i like big bear lake very much,i gone in the summer but i am sure that is more beatiful in the winter !!!!!

How was your experience?

2500