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Activities at Big Bear Lake

Iconic adventures begin at Gold Mountain Manor.  This Big Bear bed and breakfast is the ideal base camp for all your adventures.  The Manor is located on the quieter side of Big Bear Lake – The North Shore – just minutes from the hustle and bustle of the South Shore and walking distance to the National Forest.  In fact, you can walk out the Manor’s front door to climb Gold Mountain, access the Pacific Crest Trail, try your moves on nearby boulders, challenge yourself to locate a geocache, or discover Serrano Indian grinding rocks and an old, willow sweat lodge.

The Manor is minutes from off-road routes leading into Holcomb Valley or finding the perfect lure to keep the fish biting off Juniper Point. We are the perfect base for self-propelled exploration or a guided tour.  Check out our list of activities, or dive a little deeper and plan your stay with our suggested itineraries.

During Warmer Months, Turn up the Heat!

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
Mountain Biking at the top of Snow Summit
Road Biking around the Lake
Off-Roading by Jeep in Holcomb Valley
Trail Running on the Woodland Trail
Peak Bagging while summiting the 7 peaks of Big Bear Valley
Rock climbing on the Pinnacles
Sailing on Big Bear Lake
Golfing at the Big Bear Golf Course
Wakeboarding at Pleasure Point Marina
Parasailing above the Lake
Waterskiing early in the morning when the lake is glassy
Lake Cruising – Rent a Boat at one of the Marina’s
Horseback Riding at Baldwin Lake Horse Stable
Scenic Sky Chair at Snow Summit Ski Resort
Jet Skiing
Swimming at Swim Beach
Picnicking at Juniper Point
Walking on the Alpine Pedal Path
Kayaking and Canoeing
Stargazing on the front lawn of Gold Mountain Manor
Water Slide
Miniature Golf
Go-Carting at the Speedway
Fall Colors
Zip-lining & Segway Touring at Action Zip Lining
Lake fishing
Fly fishing
Watching the Wild Owls at Gold Mountain Manor
Kayaking near Gold Mountain Manor in Big Bear Lake, CA
hiking near Gold Mountain Manor in Big Bear Lake, CA

When there is Snow on the ground…

Snow play with sleds or inner tubes – you decide!
Backcountry touring
Cross country skiing
Winter mountaineering
Building a snowman or making a snow angel
winter activities at Gold Mountain Manor in Big Bear Lake, CA

All Year Around…

Organized Sightseeing:  Eagle Tours, Wildflower Tours, etc.
Moonridge Animal Park
Visit the Wolf Sanctuary
Big Bear Lake Museum
Spa Services
Wildlife Viewing and Birding
Take in a Play at the Performing Arts Center
Evening Concert at the Discovery Center
Scenic Helicopter Ride over Big Bear Valley
Year Round Activities at Gold Mountian Manor in Big Bear Lake, CA