Local Activities

Discover the Great Outdoors in Southern California

In addition to the onsite activities available to resort guests, you’ll find an array of Lake Arrowhead adventures just minutes away, from ziplining, Jeep tours and snow tubing to stargazing, apple picking and conservation tours. 

Enjoy the mountain

Enjoy the Mountain

Explore Lake Arrowhead from an ATV, Jeep, or mountain bike on a customized tour covering over 130 miles of trails and terrain. To ensure safety, guides carry Satellite phones, first aid kits, emergency equipment and tool kits.

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Astronomy Village

Mountain Skies Astronomy Village

This NASA-partnered astronomy facility welcomes you to explore and discover the universe with open-to-the public stargazing events and educational programs, plus special private programs for groups of 50 or more.

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Snow Tubing Park

Snow Drift Tubing Park

Enjoy the most fun you can have on an inner tube! Southern California's largest and oldest snow tubing park features slopes for the beginner, the intermediate and the advanced.

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Mountain Hikes

Pali Mountain

With exhilarating adventures on 74 secluded acres in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, Pali Mountain offers summer camps for kids, three-, four- or five-day classes in Outdoor Education, Science and Leadership, and a breathtaking setting for private retreats and group gatherings of all kinds.

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Zipline Tours

Action Zipline Tours

There’s nothing quite like soaring through the Big Bear treetops like a bird. In addition to nine high-speed ziplines running down the mountain, your three-hour experience includes off-road rides in safari jeeps, a beautiful suspension bridge with breathtaking views of Johnson Valley and more.

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Nordic Skiing

Rim Nordic Ski Area and Green Valley Nordic Ski Area

When ski season hits, this is the only cross country ski area in Southern California with machine-groomed trails. During the summer months, trails are open for mountain biking, running and hiking.

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Wildhaven Ranch

Wildhaven Ranch

This wildlife sanctuary and educational center for endangered and indigenous wild animals allows public access on Saturdays for the Wings 'N" Things ranch tour and on Fridays for the “Bear Watch” educational presentation on how to live with California Black Bears.

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Apple Picking Farm

Riley’s Apple Farm

Fall and spring farm tours are offered for all kinds of groups. Design your own tour by choosing from the wide variety of activities including: fruit picking, frontier cabin adventure, gold panning, hayrides, apple cider pressing, archery, kazoo making, rope making, corn husk doll making, corn grinding and Johnny Cake baking (in a wood-burning oven).

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