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Top 30 Reasons To Fall In Love With Lake Arrowhead

Top 30 Reasons To Fall In Love With Lake Arrowhead

1Enjoy the ride up the San Bernardino Mountains on our scenic Rim of the World Drive.

2Hike the Pacific Crest Trail, Heart Rock, or the Children’s Forest Exploration Trail.

3Explore our unique Swiss Alps-like Villages and Shop Local.

4Hunt for treasure at our many Antique, Boutique, and Curiosity Shops for an experience you can’t find on the internet.

5Eat and unwind while taking in breathtaking views at our Lake, Forest, and Valley View Restaurants.

6Visit our 4 different lakes, each offering different activities: Lake Gregory Regional Park, Lake Arrowhead, Green Valley Lake and Silverwood State Park.

7Travel our picturesque mountain roads for a fun drive or motorcycle ride with no traffic jams.

8Hike atop the Pinnacles and get a 360 degree-view of Southern California.

9Get your thrills at SkyPark Adventure Park: Mountain Biking, Zip Lining, Bungee Jumping, Rock Wall Climbing and Archery.

10Hunt for Pine Cones: we are home to the heaviest Coulter Pine Cone and the longest Sugar Pine Cone. Go to the 12th Annual Pine Cone Festival (October 6).

11Discover Native American history and artifacts at Indian Rock Trail, also known as the “The Metate Hike”.

12Rent Mountain Bikes at Rim Nordic or SkyPark and ride the forest trails.

13Experience outdoor water activities at Lake Gregory: Boat Rentals, Kayaks, Fishing, Paddle Boards and Water Bikes.

14Explore over 300 miles of ATV Trails, try Jeeping at Deep Creek and work up an appetite on the PCT. On your way back, indulge in a 1950’s vintage experience at on Hook Creek Road, Cedar Glen.

15Go Lake Fishing on the shore, docks, or boat.

16Walk Bear Springs Road and climb up to the Strawberry Peak Fire Lookout Tower for panoramic views. Watch the suset at “Sunset Loop” in Twin Peaks.

17Known as Hollywood’s backyard playground to the stars, visit Lake Arrowhead Communitites rich film industry history, where over 150 movies were made and stars escape for tranquility.

18Bowl with your friends at Rim Bowling & Entertainment Center and grab a cold brew, pizza, and sandwiches.

19Take the kids lakeside to Lollipop Amusement Park for Rides & Miniture Golf.

20Capture the sights and sounds of Wild Bird Watching. See our native Eagles, Owls, Ducks, Mountain Chickadees, Goldfinch, Hummingbirds, Blue Jays, and more.

21Meet our wildlife at Wildhaven Ranch.

22Take a guided nature walk at Heap’s Peak Arboretum.

23Enjoy a 1-hour narrated boat tour on The Arrowhead Queen. Get close-up views of Lake Arrowhead and magnificent estates on the lakefront.

24Discover local history at the Mountain History Museum. Attend the Historical Society’s unique events: the annual Antique and Classic Wooden Boats & Woodie Cars Show (June 9), Celebrity & History Cruise (Summer 2018) and Tunnel Tours (Summer 2018).

25Grab a sack lunch at Jensen’s Foods and picnic in the forest at Switzer Park or MacKay Park.

26Chill in the fresh mountain air and scents of nature.

27Star-gaze one mile closer to the vast night sky.

28Enjoy wine and craft beer tastings at Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & WineryThe GrapevineBin 189LouEddie’s Pizza & Micro Brewery. It’s cooler up in the mountains, attend our tasting events: Rotary Art & Wine Festival (May 19-20) and Brewfest (August 11).

29Indulge in the Lake Arrowhead Music Scene: Free Summer Concert Series at Lake Arrowhead Village, The Tudor House and SkyPark at Santa’s Village. Attend the annual Blue Jay Jazz Festival (August 2018).

30Experience the Lake Arrowhead lifestyle: see our unique architecture, take a boat shuttle to a lakefront estate and walk through our historic mountain homes during the 44th annual Home Tour (September 15). Sample our cuisine and restaurants at the annual Taste of Lake Arrowhead (December 5).

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