Tradition Meets Progression

Big Bear Mountain Resort's Terrain Parks are perennially rated among the best in the country thanks to our award-winning Park Crew’s dedication to constantly push the limit of what’s possible when it comes to park progression. From our Skill Builder Park to the Red Bull Plaza, our terrain parks cater to riders of all ability levels with unique features and layouts that are constantly pushing the progression of the sport. Whether you're new to riding, a park pro, or somewhere in-between, Big Bear Mountain Resort is home to some of the most innovative and influential terrain parks in the industry.

Our terrain parks are ranked top ten best snowboarding terrain parks in North America by TransWorld SNOWboarding.
25-30
Bear Mountain Expected Features for Opening
18-20
Snow Summit Expected Features for Opening

Skill Builder Park

Beginner
Closed
Opening Day Access Available starting Dec. 3. Subject to change.
Bear Mountain Skill Builder Park is scheduled to be available starting Nov. 26. Subject to change. Park Staff will work on adding features from top to bottom to cater to those getting a refresh in the park. Stay tuned! Decisions will be based on weather and conditions. Start your snow dance.
Summary: The perfect place to learn & practice new tricks.

Type:Very low to the ground, extra small to small, not intimidating rail features. Small 5 to 10 foot long snow features ranging from rollers to hips to table tops.
Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Chair 2, 6, and 7*
Runs:Learning Curve, Easy street, Inspiration & Amusement Park


*Guests can also find Skill Builder features on Chair 9. Please note Chair 9 is recommended for intermediate/advanced skiers & riders.
Features:
  • Boxes
  • Kink
  • Hip
  • Rails
  • Step-Up
  • Table Top
  • Tubes

Skill Builder Park

Beginner
Closed
Opening Day Access Available starting Dec. 3. Subject to change.
Bear Mountain Skill Builder Park is scheduled to be available starting Nov. 26. Subject to change. Park Staff will work on adding features from top to bottom to cater to those getting a refresh in the park. Stay tuned! Decisions will be based on weather and conditions. Start your snow dance.
Summary: The perfect place to learn & practice new tricks.
Type:Very low to the ground, extra small to small, not intimidating rail features. Small 5 to 10 foot long snow features ranging from rollers to hips to table tops.
Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Chair 2, 6, and 7*
Runs:Learning Curve, Easy street, Inspiration & Amusement Park


*Guests can also find Skill Builder features on Chair 9. Please note Chair 9 is recommended for intermediate/advanced skiers & riders.
Features:
  • Boxes
  • Kink
  • Hip
  • Rails
  • Step-Up
  • Table Top
  • Tubes

Skill Builder Park

Beginner
Closed
Opening Day Access Not Available
Snow Summit Skill Builder Park is scheduled to be available towards the end of November. Subject to change. Park Staff will make decisions based on weather and conditions. Start your snow dance.
Summary: The perfect place to learn & practice new tricks with multiple beginner/intermediate features.


Type:Very low to the ground, extra small to small, not intimidating rail and box features. Small 5 to 10 foot long snow features ranging from rollers to hips to table tops.
Resort:Snow Summit
Lifts:Chair 9
Runs:Skyline Creek, Cruiser, Sundown & Main Stream

Features:
  • Boxes
  • Hip
  • Kink
  • Rails
  • Step-Up
  • Tubes
  • Table Top

Skill Builder Park

Beginner
Closed
Opening Day Access Not Available
Snow Summit Skill Builder Park is scheduled to be available towards the end of November. Subject to change. Park Staff will make decisions based on weather and conditions. Start your snow dance.
Summary: The perfect place to learn & practice new tricks with multiple beginner/intermediate features.

Type:Very low to the ground, extra small to small, not intimidating rail and box features. Small 5 to 10 foot long snow features ranging from rollers to hips to table tops.
Resort:Snow Summit
Lifts:Chair 9
Runs:Skyline Creek, Cruiser, Sundown & Main Stream

Features:
  • Boxes
  • Hip
  • Kink
  • Rails
  • Step-Up
  • Tubes
  • Table Top

Freestyle Park

All levels
Closed
Opening Day Access Scheduled to be Available
Freestyle Park will open and will range from beginner to advanced features. Stay tuned for additional updates closer to Opening Weekend.
Summary: More advanced terrain with jibs & jumps for all abilities, plus Southern California's only halfpipes. Park features area accessible from most chairlifts. Halfpipes are located between chairs 5 & 9.


Type: In-ground Superpipe
Length: 580 feet
Width: 77 feet
Walls: 18 feet high

In-ground Standard Halfpipe
Length: 400 feet
Width: 55 feet
Walls: 12 feet high

Multi Skill-level Jumps & Jibs All Around the Mountain
Jumps (hips, step-downs, spines, rolls, S-turns, quarterpipes)
Jibs (a variety of rails, boxes, wall rides and other custom creations)
Signature jumps (hips & step-downs built into natural terrain)

Subject to change.

Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Off every Chair at Bear Mountain

Features:
  • 13' Halfpipe
  • 18' Modified Pipe
  • Boxes
  • C-Rail
  • Hip
  • Kink
  • Pole Jam
  • Rails
  • Rails
  • Spine
  • Step-Down
  • Step-Up
  • Table Top
  • Tubes
  • Wall Ride

Freestyle Park

All levels
Closed
Opening Day Access Scheduled to be Available
Freestyle Park will open and will range from beginner to advanced features. Stay tuned for additional updates closer to Opening Weekend.
Summary: More advanced terrain with jibs & jumps for all abilities, plus Southern California's only halfpipes. Park features area accessible from most chairlifts. Halfpipes are located between chairs 5 & 9.

Type: In-ground Superpipe
Length: 580 feet
Width: 77 feet
Walls: 18 feet high

In-ground Standard Halfpipe
Length: 400 feet
Width: 55 feet
Walls: 12 feet high

Multi Skill-level Jumps & Jibs All Around the Mountain
Jumps (hips, step-downs, spines, rolls, S-turns, quarterpipes)
Jibs (a variety of rails, boxes, wall rides and other custom creations)
Signature jumps (hips & step-downs built into natural terrain)

Subject to change.

Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Off every Chair at Bear Mountain

Features:
  • 13' Halfpipe
  • 18' Modified Pipe
  • Boxes
  • C-Rail
  • Hip
  • Kink
  • Pole Jam
  • Rails
  • Rails
  • Spine
  • Step-Down
  • Step-Up
  • Table Top
  • Tubes
  • Wall Ride

Freestyle Park

All levels
Closed
Opening Day Access Based on Weather & Conditions
Freestyle Park will open based on weather and snow conditions. Stay tuned for additional updates closer to Opening Weekend.
Summary: More advanced terrain with jibs & jumps for all abilities. Located on the west side of the mountain. Accessible from chairs 2, 3 & 9.


Type:Jumps (hips, step-downs, spines, rollers, S-turns). Jibs (a variety of rails, boxes, wall rides and other custom creations. Signature jumps (hips & step-downs built into natural terrain).
Resort:Snow Summit
Lifts:Chair 2, 3, and 9

Features:
  • Boxes
  • Hip
  • Pole Jam
  • Rails
  • Spine
  • Table Top
  • C-Rail
  • Kink
  • Rails
  • Step-Down
  • Step-Up
  • Tubes
  • Wall Ride

Freestyle Park

All levels
Closed
Opening Day Access Based on Weather & Conditions
Freestyle Park will open based on weather and snow conditions. Stay tuned for additional updates closer to Opening Weekend.
Summary: More advanced terrain with jibs & jumps for all abilities. Located on the west side of the mountain. Accessible from chairs 2, 3 & 9.

Type:Jumps (hips, step-downs, spines, rollers, S-turns). Jibs (a variety of rails, boxes, wall rides and other custom creations. Signature jumps (hips & step-downs built into natural terrain).
Resort:Snow Summit
Lifts:Chair 2, 3, and 9

Features:
  • Boxes
  • Hip
  • Pole Jam
  • Rails
  • Spine
  • Table Top
  • C-Rail
  • Kink
  • Rails
  • Step-Down
  • Step-Up
  • Tubes
  • Wall Ride

Red Bull Plaza

Intermediate | Expert
Closed
Opening Day Access Available starting Dec. 3. Subject to change.
Red Bull Plaza will open and will range from beginner to advanced features. Stay tuned for additional updates closer to Opening Weekend.
Summary: Our award-winning Park Crew has partnered with Red Bull to transform a section of Lower Park Run into a downtown epicenter with urban inspired features, some from our annual winter kickoff event, Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails, to keep it fresh.


Type:City plaza vibe to make it feel like you're shredding in downtown Los Angeles. Inspired by the skate industry.
Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Chair 9

Features:
  • Boxes
  • C-Rail
  • Kink
  • Pole Jam
  • Rails
  • Tubes
  • Wall Ride

Red Bull Plaza

Intermediate | Expert
Closed
Opening Day Access Available starting Dec. 3. Subject to change.
Red Bull Plaza will open and will range from beginner to advanced features. Stay tuned for additional updates closer to Opening Weekend.
Summary: Our award-winning Park Crew has partnered with Red Bull to transform a section of Lower Park Run into a downtown epicenter with urban inspired features, some from our annual winter kickoff event, Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails, to keep it fresh.

Type:City plaza vibe to make it feel like you're shredding in downtown Los Angeles. Inspired by the skate industry.
Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Chair 9

Features:
  • Boxes
  • C-Rail
  • Kink
  • Pole Jam
  • Rails
  • Tubes
  • Wall Ride

Steeps & Canyons

Expert
Closed
Warning
Non-designated terrain, including canyons, ungroomed/closed trails, and outside resort boundaries may be dangerous and are not patrolled or maintained. Guests assume all risk when entering these areas.
Summary: Bear Mountain’s four peaks feature a combination of packed powder and ungroomed terrain for riders who want a true backcountry experience.
Type:Silver Mountain has three advanced runs to choose from, with access to Deer and Goldmine canyons, while Bear Peak features the highest, steepest, most challenging lift-served peak in Southern California (8,805’) and access to Bow Canyon.
Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Near Chair 4, 8, and 9

Steeps & Canyons

Expert
Closed
Warning
Non-designated terrain, including canyons, ungroomed/closed trails, and outside resort boundaries may be dangerous and are not patrolled or maintained. Guests assume all risk when entering these areas.
Summary: Bear Mountain’s four peaks feature a combination of packed powder and ungroomed terrain for riders who want a true backcountry experience.
Type:Silver Mountain has three advanced runs to choose from, with access to Deer and Goldmine canyons, while Bear Peak features the highest, steepest, most challenging lift-served peak in Southern California (8,805’) and access to Bow Canyon.
Resort:Bear Mountain
Lifts:Near Chair 4, 8, and 9