Big Bear Mountain Resort is renowned for its skiing and snowboarding in the winter, but it’s also an alpine oasis for outdoor adventurers near Los Angeles in the summer, featuring plenty of family-friendly options like mountain biking, hiking, and base area activities, with discounts available for kids and seniors.

Read these 10 affordable things to do with kids in Big Bear Lake this summer.

Summit Bike Park

As Southern California’s premier four-season destination, Big Bear Mountain Resort is home to SoCal’s best lift-served bike park with an extensive network of trails and terrain for riders of all disciplines and abilities.

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Scenic Sky Chair Rides

Enjoy panoramic views of the Big Bear Valley on a mile-long ascent through the San Bernardino National Forest on Snow Summit’s Scenic Sky Chair before arriving at the mountaintop (elevation 8,200 feet). This one-of-a-kind activity is perfect for outdoor adventurers of all ages.

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Basecamp Activities

Big Bear Mountain Resort offers several base area activities that are perfect for little explorers and thrill-seekers alike, including a 30-foot climbing wall, Euro Bungee trampoline, Quick Jump free fall, and zip line.

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Big Bear Mountain Resort is home to some of Southern California’s best hiking, from leisurely mountaintop laps with picturesque lake views to an extensive network of Forest Service trails that are easily accessible from the Snow Summit and Bear Mountain base areas.

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Grizzly Ridge Tube Park

Great for outdoor enthusiasts for all ages, summer tubing is fun for everyone. Skip the hiking and take a magic carpet to the top of the tube park, then slide down as fast as you can in one of our high-speed tubes.

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Summit Mining Co.

Pint-sized prospectors will enjoy getting their hands dirty as they sift through sand and rocks at Summit Mining Co. in hopes of striking it rich.

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Host your next birthday party at Big Bear Mountain Resort. With a variety of birthday packages to choose from, there's something fun for everyone in your group.

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Once you make it to the top, either by foot or chairlift, grab some lunch and experience a unique high-altitude outdoor/indoor dining featuring a Mediterranean menu, full bar, and amazing vistas.

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From cozy restaurants and live entertainment, to shopping and other recreational fun all year long, you'll find it here. If you're looking for family activities on storm days or after the sun sets, there's plenty of options to keep you entertained.

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