Big Bear Lake is a four season
mountain community located 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles at
an altitude of approximately 6,750 feet and is surrounded by the
San Bernardino National Forest. Big Bear is home to
nation's only alpine solar observatory. Big
Bear also features a public zoo, a nine-hole
golf course, seven public campgrounds, great
restaurants, entertainment and lots of shopping.
There are over 300 days of sunshine each year with
Summer temperatures average 80 degrees
during the day, and 45 degrees at night. Winter
temperatures average in the low 40's
during the day, and mid 20's at night with about 100 inches of snowfall.
Big Bear area provides a natural
habitat for approximately 30 wintering bald
eagles and 29 species of rare plants, ten of
which are indigenous to the area.
Big Bear lake is a fresh water lake seven miles
long. The average width is 1/2 mile, with a
maximum depth of 72 feet and over 22 miles of
opportunities such as fishing, water sports,
hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, tours
and winter sports make Big Bear lake a unique