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EcoTours: Hiking, Kayaking & Canoeing

Canoe & Kayak EcoTours are currently on hold. Check back for future start date.

Hiking EcoTour

Explore the San Bernardino National Forest and learn more about Southern California’s mountain habitats from a Southern California Mountains Foundation Naturalist on this 3-mile guided hike. Hikes depart from the base of Snow Summit and include lunch and a round trip ride on the Scenic Sky Chair to the top where the views of Big Bear Lake and Mt. San Gorgonio are breathtaking. At the top, your guide will lead you along the trail taking in the cool mountain air through the expansive pine tree forest. Learn about the unique plants and animals that make this forest one of a kind. Join us for a day of hiking you’ll never forget!

Fee: Adult (ages 13 & up) $45, Children (7-12) $40
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays: 10am-1pm

Canoe EcoTour- Currently on hold

Learn how to canoe on a leisurely 2-hour guided tour of beautiful Big Bear Lake. After a quick paddling lesson, you will cruise along the shore looking for beaver, great blue herons, and ducklings. Along the way you will learn the natural history of the Big Bear Valley along with the various flora and fauna found in the area. Children must be at least 6 years old and all children need to be accompanied by an adult. Includes water and a snack. Tours caravan to lake. Tours are limited to 18 people, reservations recommended.

Fee: Adults $20, Children (6-12) $10 
Fridays: 4-6pm
Sundays: 1-3pm

Kayak EcoTour- Currently on hold

Learn how to kayak on a guided tour of Big Bear Lake. After a quick paddling lesson, you will cruise along the shore looking for wildlife and discuss the natural history of the Big Bear Valley. Children must be at least 10 years old and all children need to be accompanied by an adult. Includes water and a snack. Tour caravans to lake. Tours limited to 14 people, reservations required.

Fee: $30 per person, ages 10 and up 
Saturdays: 1-3pm, 4-6pm
Sundays: 9-11am

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