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Unleash Your Winter Wonderland: Fun Activities in the San Bernardino Mountains
Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Southern California lies a hidden gem for winter enthusiasts: the San Bernardino Mountains. With its breathtaking vistas, snowy slopes, and abundant trails, this region offers a playground for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a leisurely explorer, there's something for everyone in this winter wonderland.
Skiing and Snowboarding
For thrill-seekers craving the rush of carving through fresh powder, the San Bernardino Mountains boast some of the finest ski resorts in the region. From Bear Mountain to Snow Valley, these resorts offer a variety of slopes suitable for all skill levels, whether you're a seasoned pro or hitting the snow for the first time. Strap on your skis or snowboard, feel the wind in your face, and conquer the slopes as you enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
But winter adventures in the San Bernardino Mountains aren't limited to just skiing and snowboarding. Lace up your hiking boots and explore the myriad of trails that wind through this pristine wilderness. From easy, family-friendly walks to more challenging treks, there's a trail for every explorer. Traverse through ancient forests blanketed in snow, discover hidden waterfalls, and encounter wildlife in their natural habitat. Don't forget your camera – the photo opportunities are endless!
Running Springs: The Gateway to the Mountains:
As the gateway to the San Bernardino Mountains, Running Springs welcomes visitors with its cozy charm and proximity to outdoor adventures. This quaint mountain town serves as the perfect basecamp for exploring the surrounding wilderness. After a day of skiing or hiking, unwind in one of the local cafes or restaurants, where you can savor hearty meals and warm beverages while swapping stories with fellow adventurers.
Other Fun Activities
In addition to skiing, snowboarding, and hiking, the San Bernardino Mountains offer a host of other winter activities to enjoy. Try your hand at snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, perfect for those seeking a slower-paced adventure. And if you're visiting during the winter season, don't miss the opportunity to go sledding or build a snowman with your loved ones.
The San Bernardino Mountains truly embody the magic of winter, offering a plethora of activities to suit every taste and preference. Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping thrills on the slopes or serene moments of solitude amidst nature, this destination has it all. So pack your bags, gather your friends and family, and embark on an unforgettable winter getaway to the San Bernardino Mountains. Adventure awaits!
Running Springs Chamber of Commerce
Lake Arrrowhead Chamber of Commerce
Big Bear Chamber of Commerce
Crestline Chamber of Commerce
Crestline’s Annual Duck Derby Race & Egg Hunt!
Saturday, March 30, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Thousands of rubber ducks will race to the finish along the banks of Lake Gregory. Take part in this fun family-friendly fundraising event! Purchase a ticket to “adopt” a duck, and see how your pick competes!
The event is free to attend and will feature fun for the whole family with artisan vendors, a bounce house, balloons, face painting and games! Kids 12 and under are invited to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt!
Duck entries are $5 for one duck or $20 for five. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second, third place and also for the “lame duck” last place. Duck entries can be purchased online (see form below), at Encompass, Hearth & Sage, the Crestline Visitor Cetner and at the event.
10:30- Egg Hunt ages 9 & up
11:15- Egg Hunt ages 6-8
12:00- Egg Hunt ages 5 & under
12:30- Duck Ticket Sales End
1:00- Duck Race
Twin Peaks Farmers Market