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Located in the San Bernardino Mountains, Big Bear Mountain Resort is a year-round destination for high energy outdoor experiences. Revered for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and home to Southern California's only lift-served hiking and mountain biking during the summer months.

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Nestled in the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear Mountain Resort is a short, scenic drive from most Southern California locations.

Snow Summit
880 Summit Blvd 
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

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Bear Mountain
43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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There are multiple ways to get up to Big Bear Mountain Resort, so please choose your route according to your starting location, weather, and road conditions*.

*Note: CHP and CalTrans do not allow vehicles over 40’ in length on some roads and state highways. For more information about vehicle restrictions go to 

Route 1: Hwy 330 / Hwy 18 – Running  Springs

The shortest and quickest way for visitors coming from Los Angeles, Orange County, and other points west is Hwy 330 / Hwy 18. Please note that this route can become very congested on the weekends during peak season.

From Los Angeles From Orange County
From San Diego
From San Fernando Valley

Route 2: Hwy 38 Redlands

Though the drive on this route takes a bit longer, it is typically less congested than Hwy 330 / Hwy 18.

From Los Angeles
From Orange County
From San Diego
From Palm Springs

Route 3: Hwy 18 – Lucern Valley

Hwy 18 is the quickest way to/from Barstow, Las Vegas, and other high desert locations. This route has the least amount of mountain driving.

From Los Angeles & San Fernando Valley
From San Diego
From Orange County
From High Desert Cities
From The Palm Springs Area
From The Las Vegas Area