Category: San Bernardino National Forest

Hiking with Dogs in Big Bear Lake

Initially I drove up to Big Bear Lake to hike Gray’s Peak that Sunday morning. But when I got there, I found a note at the trailhead saying that it’s closed until 6/16/17 for bald eagle habitat. Hmm, ok then. Luckily, Big Bear Lake is dog-friendly and have many trails that Xena is allowed. The

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First Camping Trip…Buy Me a Tent!

I am a natural planner. I don’t just pack up things last minute and go. I can’t. I am not designed that way. And naturally I have a dog who has the similar personality. Don’t shock us with new experiences. Let us take our time to ease in to it. But when we are ready,

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Cougar Crest Trail to Bertha Peak in Big Bear Lake

Bertha Peak is a must when you visit Big Bear Lake. The peak is located north of the lake near the center so you get the panoramic view at the top. Cougar Crest trailhead is located off N Shore Dr. Stop at the Big Bear Discovery Center beforehand if you don’t have an Adventure Pass

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