Take in the Valley's serene and snowy landscape on a solo journey or join an expert lead tour. Need the gear? Stop by Goldsmith's Sports or Bear Valley Bikes for snowshoe rentals.

Adventuring on National Forest trails is permitted year-round. We encourage visitors to plan hikes on weekdays - or weekend mornings - so as to avoid the most crowded times. It is highly recommended to carry a mask should you encounter other hikers along your trek.

Adventure Passes are required to park in most trail head parking lots so stop by the Visitor Center or these other locations to pick up a day or annual pass.

Tour with An Expert

Guided tours are available through Action Tours and through Eco-Tours with the Big Bear Discovery Center. Tours are made easy with equipment being provided by tour organizers and your guide will offer a first-hand look into the incredible ecosystem we call home!

Two people snowshoe in the forest