Lake Activities

From kayaking to parasailing and everything in between, there truly is something for everyone to do on Big Bear Lake. The lake is open for boating and on-lake activities from April through October. Check out the details here.

Marinas | Boat, Canoe, Kayak, and PaddleBoard Rentals

Explore Big Bear Lake any way you want by renting from one of the local Marinas. The lake is open spring, summer and fall, so come on up!

Lake Tours

Whether you choose to take a tour on the Big Bear Queen - a beautifully maintained Steam Paddle Boat, or Time Bandit - an authentic 1/3rd scale replica of a Spanish Galleon, you will enjoy the sights and trivia as you learn about Big Bear Lake and some of its famous residents from the water.

High-Octane Lake Activities

If you are looking for some high-speed or high-flying fun on Big Bear Lake, look no further. Zoom around the lake on a wave runner, get your adrenaline pumping on a jet boat ride, soar above the water while parasailing or show off some fancy moves flyboarding. The action starts here!

Public Boat Launch

Big Bear Lake has excellent, well-maintained public launch ramps, operated by the Municipal Water District. Lake use permits required for all boats on Big Bear Lake. Permit fees are subject to change.

Fishing Charter

If you are looking to catch some fish from Big Bear Lake, your best bet is a professional fishing charter. They have the best equipment and years of experience fishing Big Bear Lake. You are almost sure to catch a big rainbow trout! Yum!!

Swimming | Lake Fun

Big Bear Lake is the perfect place to cool off during the warm, summer months.