About Big Bear
Here are some interesting facts about Big Bear Lake, CA:
Elevation: 6,743 Feet
Lake Length: 7 Miles
Lake Shoreline: 22 Miles
Max. Water Depth: 72 Ft
Busiest Day on the Lake: 4th of July
Sunny Days per Year: 300
Average DaytimeTemp in Summer: 72 F / in Winter: 30 F.
Average Permanent Population: 17,000
Busy holiday weekends can raise the popluation to over 100,000.
Why Big Bear
Why choose Big Bear? There is no other place to have an amazing mountain adventure during any season of the year. Plus, it is only a short 1 to 3 hour drive from any major Southern California city.
Big Bear boasts a variety of activities and events so everyone is bound to find something they enjoy. In the summer you can enjoy all the fun water sports on our 7 mile long lake. Or, for a more relaxing time, take a tour on the Big Bear Queen or Pirate Ship, or go fishing. Big Bear Lake has several varieties of fish.
How about riding the Snow Summit Sky Chair to the top in the summer? Then, either ride it back down, hike down or ride your bike down it. There is a restaurant at the top, so stay and have a burger at the top of the mountain. Gorgeous views of Big Bear.
In the winter, our two ski resorts, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, offer the best skiing and snowboarding in Southern California. Don't forget other winter activities, such as sledding, snowman building, snowshoeing, etc.
Year 'round, Big Bear Lake is full of fun activities for the whole family. Check out Things to Do in Big Bear.
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