Explore Gold Mine History
Big Bear Lake was a Logging and Gold Mining town in the 1800s before turning into a mountain recreation town. Nowadays 30,000 people live here year-round and millions visit annually for our fresh air and cool temperatures. We are the highest mountain town in Southern California! There is a self guided driving tour through the forest to see the Gold Mining History in person!
Food & Dining
Big Bear Hostel is just steps from all the best eating restaurants in the village.
Sushi, Pizza, Burgers, Brewery, Italian, Mexican, Ice Cream, Steak, Fusion.
Check our guide to Plant Based Vegetarian Options