• CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: Yearly Crack Seal Project

    CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: Yearly Crack Seal Project

    The relatively low cost annual practice of sealing these cracks defers the need to employ more costly street rehabili- tation and restoration practices. This project includes sealing various cracks on 65 residential street segments.

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  • Sewer Maintenance Scheduled For Big Bear Boulevard

    Sewer Maintenance Scheduled For Big Bear Boulevard

    Beginning Monday, April 2, 2018, the City of Big Bear Lake’s Public Works Department will be conducting maintenance on the City’s sewer system all along Big Bear Boulevard.

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  • Spruce Up For Spring

    Spruce Up For Spring

    Spring is knocking on our doorstep, and while
    we experienced a milder winter than last
    season, there is still much preparing to be done
    for warmer weather and continuing crowds.

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  • Connectivity Project for the Alpine Pedal Path & Stanfield Cutoff

    Connectivity Project for the Alpine Pedal Path & Stanfield Cutoff

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Expect 30 minute lane closures and one-way traffic control between East Fork of City Creek (post mile 37.1) and Dollar Bill Curve (post mile 39.8).
Vision for the Future – Rathbun Corridor     DETAILS

2% Measure Y Funds at Work in Our Community

Measure Y Funding
We will continue to utilize available funds from Measure Y to sustain the future of our unique mountain home and vibrant economy with new and inventive projects.
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City of Big Bear Lake Mid-Year Budget Updates

Economy continues to prosper
Mayor revenue sources are performing well and expenditures remain in line with budget projections, despite a winter of light precipitation.
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City of Big Bear Lake Parks

Three beautiful parks within our city limits
City of Big Bear Lake Parks, Our community houses a number of public parks to meet the needs of just about anyone.
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Quality of Life Initiatives

Past and future development
Each year city staff presents Council with our community Quality of Life Initiatives. These serve as a recap of how far we have come and our goals for the future development of the Big Bear Lake area.
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California Highway Information & Current Road Conditions

Caltrans Division of Traffic Operations
(909) 383-4631
DOT Highway Road Conditions

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
(909) 866-0100
Big Bear Lake Station SB County Sheriff's Department

California Highway Patrol
(909) 867-2791
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  • Weather
  • Lake Levels
  • Trail Notices
°F | °C
Humidity: 47%
42 | 83
5 | 28
49 | 83
9 | 28

Lake Level as of
Monday, June 18, 2018
56' 5" (15' 10" below full)
Lake Level History

Local Trail Notices & Closures

Please be aware of these alerts and notices because many unexpected situations can present difficult challenges for forest visitors. Be well informed and prepared for your next visit to the forest.

USFS Website for Closed Trail Alerts

Online Payment Center

The City now offers the convenience of accepting credit card payments on-line through our third party provider, Municipay Nationwide Payment Solutions. PAY ONLINE HERE

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Big Bear Dusk
Big Bear Lake at Noon
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Boulder Bay
Boulder Bay Kayaking
Boulder Bay at Night
Butler Peak Fire Lookout
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Fun Run
High Peaks
Long Pier
Morning Ducks
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Rotary Park Lawn
Sleeping Fox
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Time for Spring
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