Surrounded by natural landscapes and one-of-a-kind backdrops, Big Bear Mountain Resort provides the most breathtaking insta-worthy, panoramic mountain views. Here are some Instagram-worthy photo opt spots shared by our mountain community for your next trip to Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. Share your special moments at Big Bear Mountain Resort by using #BearMountain or #SnowSummit.

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Bear Hug


Head to the top of Chair 9 at Bear Mountain and take get a photo of the most popular Bear statue in town, with the snow-covered mountain caps of San Gorgonio Mountains.

Two people taking a selfie next to a wooden bear
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @heyitsarnie.
Snow-Covered Big Bear Lake


Snow Summit is the picture perfect location for a photo overlooking Big Bear Lake. Head up after a snow storm to get snow covered trees and a frozen lake as your backdrop.

skier posing for a photo with snow covered big bear lake in the background
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @00stacey000.
Take a Selfie on a Chairlift


Grab your crew and post for selfie with the snow-covered trails as your background.

Group of snowboarders on a chairlift
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @magnum_dan.
Biggie the Bear


If you're lucky, you might see Biggie the Bear roaming around the base area. Say hello and take a photo with Biggie.

Young children taking a photo with Biggie the mascot
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @_emi_q_.
Snow Summit Sleigh


Though Santa only makes an appearance on select dates each winter in December, his sleigh will remain through the season. Gather your friends and family and get a photo together at Snow Summit.

Family taking a photo with Santa
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @kelliereyess.
Dine with a View


Head up the top of Chair 2 at Snow Summit and get a photo at our mountaintop rendezvous for delicious food & beverages (including a full bar) and breathtaking views at Hog on the Rocks or Skyline Taphouse.

View of a dining deck at the top of snow summit
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @xiaoqi.t.
Be Featured on a Feature


Show off your skills in the Snow Summit and Bear Mountain terrain parks featuring over 100+ branded features.

Snowboarder on a red rail
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @jenisespiteri.
Starry Night


Capture the perfect photo while riding under the stars at Snow Summit on select evenings during Night Sessions.

Family during night sessions
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @jillita_pike.
Be Seen in The Scene


Top it off with a photo of you and your besties hanging on the sundeck, enjoying adult beverages in the base area at Bear Mountain.

female drinking a beer wearing snow gear
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @sophieoutdoors.
Shred California


Look out for the California flag at Snow Summit.

Group of snowboarders taking a photo in front of a wooden american flag in the snow
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @bashar_sbeini.