• Valley Fire to blaze until fall, drift smoke expected July 21, 2018
    The call rang out over the scanner at 1 p.m. July 20 about a new fire near Forest Falls. Five minutes later, the call was cancelled — false alarm. It turns out somebody mistook smoke from the Valley Fire for…
  • Hope for Bear Valley Park hinges on free land July 21, 2018
    The three-decade old Bear City Park situation resurfaced July 17 at the quarterly Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District advisory committee meeting.
  • Planning Commissioner Craig Smith to retire, depart to Idaho July 20, 2018
    During his 13 years serving on Big Bear Lake’s Planning Commission, Craig Smith has done it all. He made key contributions during the drafting of multiple ordinances, including signs, special events and tree conservation. Outside of planning, Smith spearheaded the…
  • Thunderstorms building over Big Bear July 19, 2018
    A thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of San Bernardino County, including the San Bernardino mountains. Hail, winds up to 60 mph and rain are expected.
  • 911 telephone land lines down July 19, 2018
    An aerial communication line along the Interstate 15 corridor has been knocked out of service, affecting landline communications to the 911 system in Big Bear Valley. It is not known yet how much of the Valley is being affected, but…
  • Search for Stormy reaches happy conclusion July 19, 2018
    Fans of Stormy the juvenile bald eagle can breathe easier. The famous bird from Big Bear Lake who had not been seen for about two weeks, has been found.
  • Big Bear float: Play, Rest, Repeat in 2019 July 18, 2018
    Tim Estes and his team have been working feverishly to get ready for New Year’s Day 2019. It may be months away, but the Fiesta Parade Floats team has a lot of work to do to get the floats designed…
  • Public comment sought for limestone quarry expansion July 18, 2018
    Members of the public can share their thoughts on the proposed expansion of two limestone quarries located 5 miles north of Big Bear Lake. The public can view the draft environmental impact report online or in person, and will have…

RV Sites

Big Bear mountain has large RV camping communities. RV campers love this region for the choices in close by outdoor activities, great variety, and lively communities. Each community is slightly different, so check them out and decide which one matches your needs according to location, nearby stores, access to lakefront areas, or preferences for different outdoor activities.

Holloway’s Marina and RV Park
398 Edgemoor Road
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Telephone: (909) 866-5706, (800) 448-5335

This site offers RV camping right on the lake, along with services of the marina. Campers at this site enjoy full hook-ups, picnic tables, barbecues, showers, a laundry room, playground, and a basketball hoop and horseshoe pits. For details, call Holloway’s at (909) 866-5706.

The Lighthouse Marina and RV Resort
40545 North Shore Drive
Big Bear City CA 92314
Telephone: (909) 866-9464

These grounds offer 88 campsites for RV’s, all with hookups. Electric, water and sewer hookups; plus cable TV hook ups are available. Currently no telephone nor internet hookups are available. Hot and cold running water showers and flush toilets available. Small store sells food and supplies on site. Nestled among pine trees with lots of shade.

Big Bear Shores RV Resort
40751 North Shore Drive
Big Bear City, CA 92314
Phone: (909) 866-4151

This campground is upscale and more expensive than the average site. Includes gated, guarded entry, 40-slip marina, tennis courts, swimming pool and spa, health club and fitness equipment, laundry mat, showers, 50 amp electricy, and option to buy spaces (but no timeshares). For buyers, the owners only lodge offers fireplace, pool tables, and video theater room.