Your Majestic Mountain Retreat is Waiting.
With four distinct seasons as a backdrop, things to do in Lake Arrowhead are practically limitless. Balmy days call for kayaking on the lake, fishing off the dock or relaxing on the beach, while the colder months are perfect for skiing down the mountain, hiking in the pines or warming your toes by the fire.
Though our outdoor attractions are practically endless, we’re more than just a home base for skiing, fishing, hiking, biking and swimming. Our warm hospitality, lodge-style setting and tranquil spa invite you to unwind, too. Let your worries go, find your balance and soak up the serenity.
We’re located in a skier’s paradise in the ruggedly beautiful San Bernardino mountains. Though we’re less than two hours from the bustling metropolis of Los Angeles, our lakeside setting feels cozy and secluded and inspires you to immerse yourself in everything Lake Arrowhead has to offer.
Become Part of Our Lakeside Tradition.
We offer fun outdoor adventures throughout the year that take advantage of our unique setting and are only available to our overnight guests.
See the beauty of Lake Arrowhead up close and personal. Pontoon boat tours are perfect for getting together with friends, entertaining the famil or enjoying a casual romantic evebibg for two. Rent a kayak and create your own adventure, or go on a 50-minute guided excursion across the lake. Try your luck fishing on one of our fishing charters or right off the dock. Lake Arrowhead is fully stocked (and catch and release only), so your chances of landing a big one are good.
There are only two ways to access Lake Arrowhead-you have to own property around the lake, or you have to be one of our guests. We're delighted to offer private beach access where you can enjoy a walk in the sand, roast marshmallows over a bonfire or listen to a ranger from the San Bernadino National Forest Association share tall tales and real history about Lake Arrowhead and the surrounding mountains.
Our pool is heated seasonally, and features breathtaking views of Lake Arrowhead. Enjoy poolside food and drink service and dive-in movies appropriate for the family.
Something Fun for Everyone
With pine-draped mountains, a lake with a beach and four distinct seasons, Lake Arrowhead offers boundless outdoor recreation activities such as hiking, snow skiing, four-wheelers, water skiing, fishing, dirt bikes, paddleboarding and much more. We’re the antidote to the urban frenzy of L.A. and desert of Palm Springs, yet not far away from either.
The only way to get in the water or enjoy the sandy beach of Lake Arrowhead is to be a local resident or our guest. We offer access to the lake via our own private boat, or you can hop on the Lake Arrowhead Queen, which is operated by Lake Arrowhead Village. Be sure to ask us about daily sunset cruises, fishing charters and private charters (availability depends on the season).
San Manuel Casino
Enjoy world-class games of chance, fabulous restaurants and the best in live entertainment.
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino is a massive gambling complex in the foothills of Highland, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles.
Unlike most Indian casinos, San Manuel is not in a remote mountain area, but is nestled in the foothills of the Tehachapi mountains while still inside a Los Angeles suburban area. You drive right to the edge of town, but you don't have to drive on any winding 30-mile-per-hour roads along canyon edges to get here.
There are no other poker rooms for at least 40 or 50 miles in any direction. But San Manuel has got you covered with a really great room.
Snow Valley Mountain
Southern California’s favorite family-friendly ski area offers skiing, snowboarding, tubing and snowshoeing, with 13 lifts and 240 acres to explore.
From the steeps of Slide Peak to long cruising intermediate trails to the region’s best beginner terrain to Southern California’s only chairlift serviced sledding area, Snow Valley has something for everyone during winter. In addition to our fantastic terrain, Snow Valley’s award winning Learning Centers offer lessons for all ability levels and ages.
During the warmer months, Snow Valley offers lift serviced mountain biking, the Scenic View Chair, hiking, special events and more! The mountain abounds with plenty of fun and challenge in addition to some of the most scenic views around Southern California.
Explore the largest one-story shopping mall west of the Mississippi. With 190 brand name outlets and designer factory stores, this is the perfect place for some retail therapy.
Some of the mall's major tenants include Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, H&M, a 30-screen AMC megaplex, and the dining and entertainment venues Dave & Buster's video game arcade, and the Ontario IMPROV comedy club. The mall is also home to many designer-label outlet stores, including Tory Burch, Ann Taylor, Ralph Lauren, and Hugo Boss.
The mall also has a large food court called "Market",formerly called "Big Food", with about 1,000 seats, and all the usual food court tenants like Panda Express, Burger King, Chipotle Mexican Grill, and more.
SkyPark at Santa’s Village
A 154-acre eco-adventure park, SkyPark is a North Pole-themed outdoor adventure park that surrounds a historic, log cabin village. During the holiday season, this is the place to experience the magic of Santa's Christmas Village and Winter Wonderland. But Santa actually lives here year round!
Bike, hike, fish, do archery, or go ziplining any other time of year.
Bear Mountain is a winter playground for adventurers of all ages and skill levels. Its sprawling 200 acres are home to more than 100 freestyle skiing features and 165 trails, spanning in difficulty from beginner to advanced.
Though Bear Mountain is also home to Southern California's halpipes, it has so much more to offer than that. Ski or snowboard where the world-class athletes do. If you have yet to hit the slopes, book a lesson with a professional-certified instructor who will have you slaloming in no time.
Sitting at 8,200 feet on 240 acres, Snow Summit boasts an amazing 18+ miles of skiable trails, with options for skiers of all levels.
Snow Summit is a premier family-friendly Southern California ("SoCal") destination revered for its nearby skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Drop in at 8,200 feet and experience the best that SoCal has to offer. With over 240 acres of skiable terrain and 27 trails of all ability levels, Snow Summit boasts 18+ skiable miles. Covered with a state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a lift system of 11 lifts (+ 5 moving carpets), Snow Summit is where SoCal skis and rides. Your trail starts here.
The Lake is Calling, Enjoy a Beautiful Day on the Water
McKenzie Water Ski School, Inc.
Phone Number: 909-337-3814
Physical Address: Lake Arrowhead Village, Dockside Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
Private water activity adventures, boat rides and boat charters, with Ski School Instructor boat captains. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a first-timer, McKenzie Water Ski School caters to all your water skiing and wakeboarding desires. We have everything you need to enjoy a great day on Lake Arrowhead. All ages are welcome.
Lake Arrowhead Queen
Phone Number: (909)3366992 Physical
Address: 28200 Hwy 189 Bldg C-100 Lake Arrowhead, Ca 92352
Enjoy a guided tour aboard the Lake Arrowhead Queen, an old-style steam engine boat capable of carrying passengers and tourists on a historic journey across Lake Arrowhead.
This 1 hour boat ride will give you an inside peak into the history of the lake, an overview of the mountain community, and up close and personal views of the beautiful homes surrounding the lake, many of which were once occupied by movie stars, athletes, and historic figures.