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Spring in Big Bear

Big Bear Lake Memorial Day weekend is looking to be at the height of Mother Nature's Spring. Yellow Daffodils have come up. Grass is greening and already needing cutting! Ornamentals and Apple Trees are blossoming all over town. The Lilacs have finally put out green leaves. In fact, a few brave Lilacs are already flowering. The Willows are turning green. We're waiting to see the Oaks put out their new pink leaves. By the time Memorial Day arrives, the beauty of Big Bear should be in Nature's full bloom! Daytimes … [Read more...]

Summer Cycling Events in Big Bear Lake

After the Big Bear Climb, the fantastic Amgen race in the Spring, the end of July and beginning of August are prime times for bicycling in Big Bear. Well organized and waiting for you, tune into http://www.bigbearcycling.com. The Big Bear Cycling Association is a non-profit organization devoted to all things cycling in the San Bernardino Mountains. As well as workshops and loads of events, they schedule weekly group rides for all levels and ages. In an hour and a half, you'll have the ride of your life! Saturdays … [Read more...]

Big Bear Real Estate – Do It Yourself Pest Control

Living in Big Bear means being close to nature, and sometimes nature gets a little too close for comfort. As soon as the weather starts to warm ants begin showing up on kitchen counters. And mice can move into your home without you knowing it. So what can a Big Bear homeowner do to keep pests out of their home and yard? Here are a few tips for keeping Mother Nature in her place. Keep It Clean The best way to control pests is to keep your home and yard as clean as possible. Mice and bugs are attracted to food and if … [Read more...]

Big Bear Holidays

The Big Bear Valley has had several storms visit leaving a base of one to two feet on the slopes. The daytime temperatures will range from the mid-30's to the mid-40's. Conditions are cold enough to maintain machine groomed packed powder runs at the Resorts. Other types of snow play on the mountain include inner tubing at the Alpine Slide west of the Village or Big Bear Snow Play across from the Convention Center. If you're looking for less demanding excitement during the holidays, head into Big Bear Lake's … [Read more...]

Our Real Estate is in the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear

Mountain Homes are Surrounded by Alpine Forests. Big Bear Lake has the unique distinction of being an incorporated city that’s completely surrounded by National Forest.  For over 150 years, people have been coming to our valley to enjoy the natural beauty and recreational opportunities that only a protected forest can provide.  With so much change occurring elsewhere in California, it’s amazing that these lands have remained open to the public. San Bernardino National Forest is a federally-managed forest covering … [Read more...]

Mountain Lake Fishing

Big Bear Lake, CA has long been known for fishing and  the size of its trout and bass. The lake is stocked with trout by the California Department of Fish and Game and is supported locally. It has been used as a fishing source since its first inhabitants the Serrano Indians, created a small Dam. Advice, equipment and boats can be obtained at all of Big Bear’s Marinas. Holloways Marina is located at 398 Edgemoor Road, (909) 866-5706. Their facility includes an RV Park. Big Bear Marina is located at 500 Paine … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake -Alpine Pedal Path

 The mountain scenery surrounding Big Bear CA inspires the outdoor life. The hills around the Lake are covered with hiking trails. Hiking during this season (June) is picturesque, with flowers blossoming all around. A great place for a gentle hike or bike, suitable for all ages and abilities, is the Alpine Pedal Path. This trail hugs the North Shore, extending three and a half miles from the Solar Observatory to Stanfield Cutoff, across from North Shore Elementary School.  This hiking and biking path is paved and … [Read more...]