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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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71° 45°

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68° 42°

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70° 47°

DIRECTIONS TO BIG BEAR MOUNTAIN RESORT

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

CHP and CalTrans do not allow vehicles over 40’ in length on some roads and state highways. Learn more about bus restrictions. For more information about all vehicle restrictions go to www.dot.ca.gov.


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In the winter, Big Bear Mountain Resort offers guests a unique opportunity to experience two distinct venues, each with its own personality and attributes. Each property offers a variety of diverse terrain, providing skiers and snowboarders with a combined 438 developed acres, 26 lifts (including 4 high-speed detachable quads), and more than 55 runs. Snow Summit offers a traditional alpine atmosphere with a great deal of intermediate terrain and mainstream cruising for skiers and snowboarders, while Bear Mountain offers a youthful environment that attracts skiers and snowboarders from around the world with their innovative and groundbreaking terrain park setups.

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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3 WAYS UP & 3 WAYS HOME


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.

ROAD CONDITIONS

HWY 330 / HWY 18 | RUNNING SPRINGS

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
HWY 38 | REDLANDS

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

HWY 18 | LUCERNE VALLEY

HWY 18 | 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.

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