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 Snow Valley, Snow Summit, and Bear Mountain. Share your special moments at Big Bear Mountain Resort by using #SnowValley #SnowSummit and/or #BearMountain.

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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 at the top of the slopes
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @00stacey000.
Chairlift Views

Take a ride up Snow Valley Express (Chair 1), and snap a shot on a detachable chairlift. With a view overlooking the San Bernardino Mountains, this is a photo opt at Snow Valley that you won't want to miss.

Two adults in ski gear sitting on a detached Snow Valley chairlift with a great background view
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @bgiacalone.
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.
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.
Sundeck Chilling

Snow Valley has the perfect sundeck to post up and take in the views. At the Main Lodge in the base area, enjoy a meal or frosty beverage then sit back, relax, and snap a shot solo or with your pals.

Adult in ski gear posing for the camera on the Snow Valley sundeck with mountain and riders in background
Photo shared by our mountain fan, @drsaida.psychology.usa.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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