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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. Explore this page to learn how to get here safely, where to park, and how to shuttle in for free to our twin properties, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.

Big Bear Mountain Resort does not manage or own the roads to Big Bear Lake, CA. For up-to-date information or question, please contact CalTrans at www.dot.ca.gov. CHP and CalTrans do not allow vehicles over 40’ in length on some roads and state highways. Learn more about bus restrictions.
Directions

When heading up and down from Big Bear Lake, stay on primary roads/highways and follow all directional signage and staff instructions when you arrive as traffic/parking routes may differ from your GPS system.
Snow Summit

880 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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Location serves: Ski & Snowboarding, Summit Bike Park, Basecamp Activities, Grizzly Ridge Tube Park
Bear Mountain

43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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Location serves: Ski & Snowboarding, Bear Mountain Golf Course & Driving Range (across the parking lot)
BBMR mobile app parking feature screenshot on iPhone
New for the 22/23 winter season! The BBMR Mobile App offers real-time updates on parking for Bear Mountain & Snow Summit upper and remote parking lots.

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3 Ways Up & 3 Ways Home

There are multiple ways to get up to Big Bear Mountain Resort. Choose your route according to your starting location, weather, and road conditions.
Hwy 18 Direction Map
Hwy 18
Travel Through Lucerne 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.
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3 Ways Up & 3 Ways Home

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