Biking on Skyline Trail in Big Bear Lake

If you are looking for a challenge or would like to get into cycling, Big Bear Lake is the perfect place!  With lots of riding options just a peddle away from your cabin rental in Big Bear Lake, you can experience the beauty and fresh air that only cycling in Big Bear can provide.  Big Bear has a ride for everyone from novice to professional. Here are 4 reasons to come cycling in Big Bear!

A Ride For Everyone
Alpine Pedal Path for cycling in Big Bear Lake

Alpine Pedal Path in Big Bear Lake

No matter what your experience level or desired terrain, cycling in Big Bear Lake is a great place for everyone.  Whether you are just starting out or have years of riding miles behind you, there is a path for you.  Beginners can take a leisurely ride along the Alpine Pedal Path on the north shore of the lake that is easily accessible from your cabin rental in Big Bear.  The trail is a 5 mile, paved round trip from the Stanfield Cutoff to the Solar Observatory.  It’s relatively flat and has pleasant views of the lake and mountains.  Cyclists can also enjoy a trip around the lake or take on the challenge of the mountain and ride to Onyx Summit.  You can also get off the road and hit the park at Snow Summit or designated trails through the national forest for a rockier challenge.

The Weather
Clear skies for cycling in Big Bear Lake

Clear skies in Big Bear Lake

With over 330 days of sunshine, dry conditions and pleasant temperatures, Big Bear Lake is a welcome retreat from the desert heat for the cycling enthusiast.  Start the day early with cooler mornings or head out mid-day for warmer temperatures in the mountain sun.  From spring to fall, staying in a Big Bear Lake cabin rental is the perfect way to enjoy cycling in the mountains.  Be sure to drink plenty of water and put on sunscreen so you can stay feeling great at elevation.

The Scenery
Beautiful views for cycling in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake

Nothing beats the beautiful scenery like cycling from your Big Bear Lake vacation rental.  Enjoy tree lined streets, lake views and panoramic vistas.  There are plenty of open roads for you to challenge yourself to go the distance, or just take your time while you fill your lungs with fresh air around the lake.  Head up into the mountains on a dirt trail and getaway from it all.


Local Experts
Cycling in Big Bear Lake at the Redlands Classic

Biking in Big Bear Lake

Cycling professionals and enthusiasts come to Big Bear Lake to train at elevation stretching from 6,000-10,000 feet depending on the area.  With multiple cycling clubs, bike shops and events held in the area, it’s easy to get started cycling or better your personal performance.  A weekend in a cabin rental in Big Bear Lake is the perfect opportunity to get to know the area and join in on an organized ride or just have time for yourself.  Big Bear Lake is excited to host the Stage 6 time trials for the 10th Annual AMGEN Tour of California on May 15th, 2015.


Destination Big Bear is the areas premier cabin rental company.  Let our vacation experts know if you are looking for a luxury cabin rental, budget friendly cabin or a Big Bear Lake vacation rental with easy access to biking trails.  Get a 15% discount on day cruisers from GetBoards when you stay with us! Call (909) 752-0234 to book your mountain biking adventure and stay in a Big Bear cabin.