Resort Parking

Lot Locations, Annual Passes & More
Premium Parking Passes for the 22/23 winter season will go on sale in July. Check back after Independence Day to purchase online. Day and oversize parking fees will be sold in the fall at the same time as winter lift tickets.
During the winter, Big Bear Mountain Resort operates multiple parking lots, including on-site and remote locations. Spaces in all lots are available on a first come, first served basis with paid parking ($25 per vehicle, per day, no reentry) in effect on select dates for all guests, excluding 22/23 Premium Parking pass holders. 22/23 BBMR and Ikon Pass holders can park in remote lots for free on dates when paid parking is in effect. In the summer, parking is free in the Snow Summit upper lot, subject to availability.

NOTE: BBMR does not have any electric car charging stations.

How to Purchase a Pass

1. Check back in July.
2. Once the passes are ready for sale, you'll start by selecting a date in the calendar picker below and click “search dates” to view available products and prices.
3. Click “add to cart” and proceed to check out or continue shopping.
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Upper Lot Fees

$25 Day

This winter, $25 paid parking fees will be in effect on select dates (December: 9-11, 16-31; January: 1-8, 13-16, 20-22, 27-29; February: 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 20, 24-26; March: 3-5, 10-12, 17-19). Cost is per car, per day. 22/23 BBMR & Ikon Pass holders park for free in all BBMR remote lots* on a first-come, first-serve basis, subject to availability.

CHECK BACK TO PURCHASE. Day parking, lift tickets, and more will be on sale in the fall. Be sure to purchase online and scan at the parking gates to get on the slopes faster.

*Does not include Upper Lot parking.

Resort RV Parking
Oversize Vehicle

$50 Day (sunrise to sunset) | $100 Overnight

Parking for oversize vehicles/RVs is available on a limited basis ($50 per day, $100 overnight). Please speak to a BBMR parking attendant when you arrive to be directed to the closest available lot/space.

NOTE: Oversize/RV spaces typically sell out on holidays and peak dates. Oversize vehicle parking tickets are not available for online advance purchase; in-person only. Tents, tailgating, bonfires, fire pits, and BBQs are not permitted in BBMR lots at any time.

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New for the 22/23 winter season! The BBMR Mobile App will offer real-time updates on parking.

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*NOTE: Parking update feature is only available for winter operations. Please remember to update your app from the summer version in the fall.
Upper Lots

Closest to the Base Areas

It doesn't get any closer than this. These lots are usually full by 8AM on weekends, holidays, and peak periods, so plan accordingly.

Savings iconOn select dates: $25 per vehicle, per day (no re-entry); $50 for oversized vehicles/RVs
black and white icon of person walkingWalkable to/from the base area; no shuttle service
Skier IconClosest to the base area

  • Paid parking in effect on select dates for all guests, including 22/23 BBMR and Ikon Pass holders that do not have a Premium Parking Pass.
  • Designated spaces for 22/23 Premium Parking Pass holders, available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Free parking at Snow Summit after 2PM for guests with Night Session reservations, subject to availability.

Snow Summit Base Parking Lot

880 Summit Boulevard, Big Bear Lake, California 92315

Bear Mountain Base Lot

43101 Goldmine Drive, Big Bear Lake, California 92315

Clubhouse Lot
43092 Goldmine Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Located across from Bear Mountain.

About Paid Parking

Paid parking ($25 per vehicle, per day, no reentry) will be in effect for all lots on select dates this winter, subject to change. Single-day parking tickets will be available to purchase online in the fall, or in-person when winter 22/23 operations begin. Advance reservations are recommend to guarantee lot availability and expedite the check-in process.

December: 9-11, 16-31
January: 1-8, 13-16, 20-22, 27-29
February: 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 20, 24-26
March: 3-5, 10-12, 17-19

Subject to change. NOTE: Premium Parking Pass holders are exempt from paid parking. 22/23 BBMR and Ikon Pass holders can park for free in remote lots on dates when paid parking is in effect, subject to availability.

Remote Parking Lots

Free Shuttle Service to/from Base Areas

Remote lots operate based on guest/vehicle volume with free shuttle service to/from the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit base areas. Please note, all BBMR parking lots are reserved for guests participating in on-hill activities (skiing, snowboarding, tubing) only.

Savings icon Free
black and white icon of person walking Not walkable to resorts
Parking P in a Circle icon Complimentary shuttle service to/from base areas

Sandalwood to Both Resorts
103 Sandalwood, Big Bear Lake, California 92315
This lot opens at the same time as the upper lots to accommodate guests looking for free parking or once the upper lots are filled/sold out.

Fox Farm Lot to Both Resorts
41850 Garstin Drive, Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Located next to the hospital, this lot will usually open at the same time as the upper lots to accommodate guests looking for free parking or once the upper lots are filled/sold out.

Brownie Lane Lot to Snow Summit
42044 Brownie Lane, Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Located between Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, this lot usually opens after the upper lots and other remote lots have been filled.

Backward Look Lot to Both Resorts
42344 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Located on the way to Bear Mountain, this lot usually opens after the upper, Brownie, and Moonridge lots have been filled.

Moonridge Lot to Both Resorts
42600 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Located across from the zoo, this lot usually opens after the upper lots have been filled.
Parking Lot Maps
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Bear Mountain parking lot locations map


Snow Summit  parking lot locations map
    • Drop-Off Zone

      Big Bear Mountain Resort guests are welcome to use the guest drop-off zone for easy loading/unloading of belongings and equipment. Turn on your hazard lights and follow the orange parking lot signs. Paid parking tickets/pass not required for drop off.

      To Snow Summit

      To Bear Mountain
    • Accessible Parking

      On-site accessible parking is located as near as practicable to primary entrances, on the paved areas of the property. Please note that Parking Control operates in a manner responsive to the needs of our guests who display state-authorized DMV disabled person (DP) or disabled veteran (DV) license plates, a placard, or a permit. Persons issued state plates, a placard, or a permit must have a state issued disabled I.D. card in their possession. These spots are free and are available first come, first serve.

      To Snow Summit

      To Bear Mountain
    Using Gift Cards, ACV, and other Forms of Payment
    Gift Cards, Pass Holder Discounts, Pass Cash, and Activity Change Vouchers cannot be applied online at this time. These forms of payments can only be used in-person or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR. Credit card tokenization is the process of de-identifying sensitive cardholder data by converting it to a string of randomly generated numbers called a "token." Similar to encryption, tokenization obfuscates the original data to render it unreadable in the event of a data breach or other exposure. If you are having issues with your card, please call your bank directly.

    Refund & Cancellation Policy
    Guests may change or cancel lift ticket, lesson, rental, or activity reservations up to 3 full days prior to the scheduled date for a full refund. Changes or cancellations made within 3 days, up until the day prior to the scheduled date, will result in an Activity Change Voucher being issued for the full value of the activity cost (no fee). Same-day changes, cancellations, or failure to show up to your activity will result in a full forfeit of your payment. Once you make a purchase, if those funds are removed from Big Bear Mountain Resort's account and given back to you, your purchased tickets will become void and irredeemable for entry. Fraudulent attempts to force a bank or credit card chargeback by claiming you didn’t make the ticket purchase or can’t identify the purchase on your bank statement will result in being barred from attending future events hosted by Big Bear Mountain Resort.
    Risk Warning & Emergency Hotline

    Skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities have inherent risks that may result in property damage, personal injury, or death. GUESTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY AND ASSUME ALL INHERENT RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. All guests must follow the Big Bear Mountain Resort rules of conduct and NSAA Responsibility Code. Visit the Safety page for complete details. Lift tickets and season passes may be suspended or revoked without refund at any time for failure to comply with resort rules, misconduct, nuisance, reckless behavior, or fraudulent use. Anyone attempting to use a lift ticket or season pass fraudulently or in a manner for which it is not intended is subject to prosecution under California Penal Code 537(b). Facilities under permit from the U.S. Forest Service.
    Avoid Fraud

    Lift tickets are non-transferable and are not for resale. Violators may be prosecuted under California Penal Code 537 PC. To ensure the safety of our guests and employees, all ski, snowboard, and bike lessons at Big Bear Mountain Resort must be booked with a certified, BBMR instructor. Anyone found offering/selling or purchasing a 3rd party/non-BBMR lesson at BBMR will forfeit their resort access, including lift privileges, and be subject to prosecution, pursuant to California Penal Code 537 PC.
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