Big Bear is a four season resort community nestled in the Southern California Mountains of San Bernardino at an altitude of 7000 ft. We boast of over 300 days of sunshine per year and have a beautiful 7 mile long freshwater lake with public access for lots of activities and boasting five marinas. We have two comprehensive ski and snowboarding areas with runs for all abilities and ages and tubing areas. Big Bear offers many events, great restaurants, a central village and miles of hiking & biking trails. Big Bear is the ideal year-round get-away for visitors and athletes from all over globe that want to explore nature, train at high altitude, or just kick back and have a unique mountain experience.
With over 17,000 residents and 1,400 businesses, Big Bear is also a diverse and welcoming community for all, including businesses interested in relocating to attain a better quality of life, away from busy freeways or pollution. Make your life as busy or as quiet as you like. There are over 145 non profit organizations, so take your pick of which ones you would like to be involved with. The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce offers "Booster" memberships to those not wanting to promote a business, yet wishing to be "kept in the loop" and be a part of the community.
As the local Chamber of Commerce, we welcome you. Whether you are a business, visitor, resident or second homeowner, we encourage you to utilize this website to explore what Big Bear has to offer.