5 Family-Friendly Hikes to Explore this Summer in Big Bear

5 Family-Friendly Hikes to Explore this Summer in Big Bear

5 Family-Friendly Hikes to Explore this Summer in Big Bear

Big Bear is a sparkling gem in the San Bernardino Range known for its stunning natural beauty and endless outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy. Come explore miles of great hiking trails with stellar views of Big Bear Lake and the San Bernardino Mountains. All Big Bear trails are dog friendly, too!

Check out our five favorite family-friendly hikes to explore while staying with us this summer:

Try Family-Friendly Bear Lake Woodland Trail

This easy, meandering 1.5-mile loop is perfect for the whole family. Enjoy discovering the local flora and fauna, as well as learning from the informational markers guiding you through the trail.

Drink in Beautiful Views on the Castle Rock Trail

This mostly uphill 2.7-mile loop will reward your efforts with the best panoramic view of the Big Bear Lake Valley. Perfect for capturing that summer family pic!

Hike, Bike or Ride Horseback Along Bristlecone Road

This easily accessible trail is perfect for all skill levels. Open for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, this 1.8-mile scenic loop is full of California wildlife and is a favorite spot for birdwatchers. Keep your eyes open for a Bald Eagle sighting!

See Tall Trees on the Champion Lodgepole Pine Trail

This trail is just over a half-mile long and will lead you to one of the tallest trees in all of Big Bear. At 110 feet tall, 6 feet wide, and more than 440 years old, this legendary tree is a majestic sight to be seen.

Skateboard, Bike or Strollers…It’s All Allowed on the Alpine Pedal Path

This paved trail is popular with visitors, as it offers a convenient route for those who prefer to explore the north shore of Big Bear Lake on wheels – skateboards, bikes, or strollers! You may also spot some Bald Eagles along this path.

Looking for a more arduous trail? Check out some of the additional amazing trails Big Bear Lake has to offer.

There are so many activities to enjoy when you vacation in a Big Bear Getaway vacation rental! Now is the time to book for the best availability. View our entire Big Bear Getaway Big Bear Lake collection. We hope to see you soon!

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