Big Bear Outdoor Activities on Land

Enjoy a true Big Bear experience with activities such as kayaking, zip-lining, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, or just sit back and enjoy the warm mountain sunshine! Big Bear also has amazing summer events that you'll want to experience. A summer vacation in Big Bear will create lifetime memories for the whole family.

Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain

The Alpine Slide is Southern California's only authentic bobsled experience. Riders control their speed twisting and turning down a 1/4 mile long track. In the summer, there's a double water slide to cool off. Go karts and an 18-hole miniature golf course make this a popular year-round family fun destination.

Big Bear Speedway

The wildly-popular kart racing is now in Big Bear Lake! Thrill seekers can now drive SODI RT8 Karts and compete against the clock while reaching speeds of up to 30 mph at the new Big Bear Speedway.

Bear Mountain Golf Course

Bear Mountain Golf Course offers a unique nine-hole experience for golfers of all ability levels. Enjoy the benefit of playing at altitude with the sun-splashed San Bernardino mountains as your backdrop.

Miniature Golf at Magic Mountain

The miniature golf course offers 18 exciting holes complete with breaking greens, water hazards and attractive landscaping

Helicoptor Tours of Big Bear

Get a new perspective of Big Bear by taking a scenic aerial adventure above the mountain resort from the vantage point of a helicopter cockpit. Helicopter Big Bear is arguably Big Bear's best entertainment attraction.

Horseback Riding at Baldwin Lake Stables

At Baldwin Lake Stables discover the peaceful countryside of the Big Bear Valley's east end; surrounded by equestrian ranches and the National Forest. Some of the greatest advantages riding a horse has over hiking is the horse does all of the hard work, which is especially beneficial when it comes to climbing rocky trails or steep hills.

Off-Roading in Big Bear Lake

Exploring the forest roads in Big Bear in your own vehicle and on your own time is fun, but if you’re not into the DIY experience, try a guided off-road tour. Big Bear Jeep Experience lets you take the wheel to explore the ridges, canyons, and meadows of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains in fully equipped Jeeps.

Ziplining Fun

With tours available every day of the year, Action is the place to go for high altitude fun in Big Bear. Our Zip line Tour is located in the middle of the national forest and consists of 9 zip lines, a suspension bridge, and off-roading in our Swiss Army vehicles.

Alpine Water Slide at Magic Mountain

Take a ride in the crystal blue waters of the Alpine water slide. Turning and banking on the way to the 3 1/2' deep pool of inviting water. When you are done, relax with family and friends on the poolside redwood deck.

Mining For Gold

Kids Gold Pan For Free (Accompanied By A Paying Adult). Use Our Sluice And Gold Pans To Find Nice Pieces Of Pyrite. Take Home What You Find And Remember An Important Piece Of California’s History.

Segway Tours Of Big Bear

Our Segway Tour Offers A Scenic Ride Around Big Bear On Our X2 Turf Models, Allowing You To Explore Our Native Species Of Plants And Animals And Learn About Some History In Town As Well.

Scavenger Hunt In Big Bear

Combine The Fun Of The Amazing Race With A 1.5-Hour Walking Tour Of The Village And Beyond With This Smart Phone Guided Scavenger Hunt. You'll Solve Clues And Complete Challenges While Learning Local History And Fun Facts.

Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Visit Our Zoo To See Our Alpine Collection Of Over 190 Animals Representing 80 Species, Exhibits, Special Events, And Educational Programs.