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All About Bluff Lake in Big Bear

About half-an-hour southwest of Big Bear Lake and the Village area, visitors to the Big Bear region will find Bluff Lake California. Gorgeous and exceedingly serene, Bluff Lake is an alpine lake that won’t disappoint. Read on below to learn more!

What You Can Expect at Bluff Lake, California

Bluff Lake is famous for the diverse natural plant- and wildlife that can be found within the boundaries of the Bluff Lake Reserve, which is open from the beginning of May until the beginning of November. Bluff Lake Reserve is dedicated to preserving the local mountain marsh and meadow ecosystem, as well as threatened plant species like the Bear Valley bluegrass and Big Bear checkerbloom. Remarkably, this iconic and beautiful site also served as a filming location for the famous movies The Parent Trap and Dr. Dolittle 2. As a “leave no trace” ecological reserve, visitors are highly encouraged to take everything they bring into the reserve back out with them upon leaving, so keep that in mind when planning your day here.

Bluff Lake in Big Bear is a great spot for hiking and exploring the tranquil wilderness surrounding Big Bear, without encountering the same number of tourists that other locales around Big Bear are more prone to receiving. In this respect, Bluff Lake is the ideal place to spend a day along the lake without worrying about boats or crowds. It’s a popular destination for trailgoers who are looking to hike through Big Bear’s best landmarks, including Castle Rock Trail and the Champion Lodgepole Pine.

Accommodations That Come with the Comforts of Home

There’s something special about a stay in Big Bear and the surrounding areas, especially when you’re booked into a rental property or cabin with Big Bear Cabins. Our team of property professionals is dedicated to ensuring every guest that’s booked with us enjoys a customized stay that reflects their personal travel style.

Many of our rental cabins and properties come with a sense of rustic flair that speaks to a wonderful balance between convenience and community. Many of our cabins provide guests with a sense of seclusion while remaining within close proximity to downtown adventures or natural points of inspiration like Bluff Lake.

No matter what type of property you book, guests who enjoy a stay in one of our rentals can expect a quality getaway in Big Bear. Many of our rentals provide comprehensive and open-concept floor plans that provide enough space to keep everyone in your traveling group happy and comfortable from the moment you arrive. Properties are designed to make the most of the square footage available while also providing access to an amazing view. Wake up each morning and enjoy a hot cup of coffee on the deck or patio in the open air while taking in the sights that Big Bear provides.

While Big Bear is a destination filled with culinary potential in the form of delicious restaurants, there are nights guests are bound to crave a home-style meal. When there’s an appetite or two to attend to, many of our Big Bear homes provide comprehensive kitchens complete with modern appliances to serve up something savory on your own time.

While you’re sure to want to get out and explore, a stay in a Big Bear cabin often includes a collection of comfortable and tasteful furnishings that encourage guests to cozy up, settle in and make the most of every moment of their stay. Decorative sofas and armchairs can frequently be found settled around stone-framed fireplaces in our cabins, adding an extra touch of comfort to the experience. Fine details such as wood paneling in the living room and bedrooms as well as wall art that reflects the region make a stay in a Big Bear cabin that much more inviting. Let go of stress and feel free to relax and unwind in a rental cabin that caters to your desire to escape into the wilderness and commune with nature at its finest.

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Contact our reservations team to find out additional information about Big Bear’s many activities and attractions when you book your trip accommodations in one of the quaint, classic cabins that are available for your stay through Big Bear Cabins today!

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