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Big Bear Lake Activities

What is there to do in Big Bear Lake?

We get asked this question so often we decided to dedicate an entire page just to the different activities you can do on the Lake.

New Watersports

Big Bear Watersports Site We are happy to announce that we are now hosting Big Bear Watersports School, the newest watersports company on Big Bear Lake. Big Bear Watersports School offers all wake and tow sports for all ages and lessons in water skiing, wake boarding, tubing, wake surfing, wake skiing, and kneeboarding.  Whether you are just learning or are looking for a pro captain with a top-of-the-line boat Big Bear Watersports School is ready for you! 

Check out their site for more on reservations and pricing!


Bring your boat to Pine Knot Marina or rent from the best fleet on the lake! Pine Knot Marina has fuel, refreshments, and boating supplies in our store. Our marine service department can solve any maintenance problems and get you on your way fast. Do you need a boat slip for the season? Pine Knot Marina has slips for rent or you can purchase from the Dock Club for full amenities. Pine Knot Marina offers boat storage and winterization services too! Ready to purchase a boat? Pine Knot Marina has a full line of South Bay pontoons for sale, with friendly and knowledgeable sales staff. Pine Knot Marina has everything you need for boating on Big Bear Lake!   Back to the top


If fishing is your passion or a way to relax, Pine Knot Marina can get you out on the lake fast! Rent a boat from the marina and visit our marine store for supplies, fuel, and refreshments----or treat yourself to the best fishing guide service on Big Bear Lake: Cantrell Guide Service. Get off to the right start! Begin your fishing trip at Pine Knot Marina.   Back to the top

Kayaking & Paddle boards

Get on a kayak or paddle board for more fun on the lake! Pine Knot Marina has tandem kayaks and stand up paddle boards for rent. Get your supplies and refreshments at the convenient marina store and make it a dream day!   Back to the top

Lake Tours

Enjoy a narrated 90 minute tour of Big Bear Lake, and let Miss Liberty's Captain drive the boat. Perfect for weddings, parties, business meetings, and family reunions, Miss Liberty can take your family, or your group for a trip through the history of Big Bear Lake.   Back to the top

Parasailing & Jet Skis

Big Bear Parasail and WatersportsWant to fly high and fast over the lake? Big Bear Parasail can give you the thrills you're looking for. Parasailing, jet boat rides, and wave runner rentals. You can find Big Bear Parasail at the end of the Pine Knot Marina jetty.
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Other Local Activities, Restaurants and Places to Stay

Check out any of these sites for more fun things to do in Big Bear:

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