There are so many excellent trails and hikes that will take you through some of the most beautiful places in Big Bear, and each one offers a different experience. The Alpine Pedal Path is a popular destination in Big Bear, with good reason. Take a look below to learn more!
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The Alpine Pedal Path
If you’re looking for a relaxing way to enjoy the scenery of the Big Bear, head on over to the Alpine Pedal Path! This paved walkway hugs the north shore of Big Bear Lake from the Stanfield Cutoff to the Big Bear Solar Observatory. The length of the Alpine Pedal Path is just over 5 miles, but you can go at your own pace.
There are all kinds of ways to experience the Alpine Pedal Path! One popular way is to ride a bike down the path. As you ride along, you’ll be awed by the beautiful views of the surrounding alpine trees, mountains, and Big Bear Lake. Go on a nice day, and your trip will be accompanied by a deep blue sky with billowing white clouds and fresh mountain air.
There are several picnic areas along the Alpine Pedal Path, so you can catch your breath as you take in the views of Big Bear Lake. Since the path is paved and there is not much of an incline, it’s a great stroll for everyone, including the pup!
After you’ve walked the length of the Alpine Pedal Path, you can stop by the Big Bear Solar Observatory, or continue walking to the Discovery Center.
Alpine Pedal Path Bike Rentals
Don’t have a bike of your own? Don’t worry; there are plenty of local places where you can rent bikes. Paddles and Pedals is on the north shore of Big Bear Lake, conveniently located just off the Alpine Pedal Path!
Plus, if you stay in a Big Bear Lakefront Cabin, we often have deals on bike rentals that will save you money!
Other Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors
There is no shortage of natural beauty in Big Bear, and there is no shortage of ways to explore it! Other popular hikes in the area include the Cougar Crest Trail, Castle Rock Trail, Bear Lake Woodland Trail, and Pine Knot Trail. For a place that offers access to all kinds of outdoor activities, head over to Boulder Bay Park!
Don’t forget to download our free Big Bear vacation guide for even more suggestions for what to do in the area!
Stay in a Gorgeous Cabin
When you stay in a Big Bear Lakefront Cabin, you’ll be close to all the best attractions in Big Bear. Whether you want to be right on the lake or have views of the ski slopes at Big Bear Mountain Resort, we have the perfect cabin for you. In addition to being in great locations, our cabins feature luxury amenities like hot tubs and fireplaces.
Be sure to take a look at all of our luxurious properties before you book your relaxing vacation in Big Bear!