Big Bear Discovery Center

40971 North Shore Dr.
Fawnskin, CA 92333- Map It
Phone: (909) 382-2790

AAA Editor Notes

Big Bear Discovery Center is on the north shore of Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino National Forest. Take Big Bear Blvd. e. to the Stanfield Cutoff, then the Stanfield Cutoff n. to SR 38, then SR 38 w. to 40971 North Shore Dr. This nature center presents changing seasonal exhibits; interpretive programs, such as nature walks, campfire talks and story time; information about camping, bird-watching, hiking, mountain biking and off-road recreational areas. The center also offers nature tours in canoes, kayaks and on foot. A summer concert series is presented in the 800-seat amphitheater. Guided tours are available.
Free. Fees charged for guided tours and activities.
Hours: Thurs.-Fri. and Mon. 9-4, Sat.-Sun. 8:30-4:30. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.