Big Bear Lake welcomes dogs in the water and on the 22 miles of shoreline trails to explore, all of the beaches along Highway 38 in Big Bear Lake are dog-friendly and can be reached from the Alpine Pedal Path trail.
The marinas in Big Bear allow dogs to ride along on pontoon boat and fishing boat rentals, and there are open beaches along the shoreline where you can throw a tennis ball or Frisbee into the lake and watch your buddy splash into the water as they chase after it.
Bark Park Big Bear Lake: 41220 Park Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA. “Bark Park Big Bear Lake is pet-friendly. This popular recreation area is home to a number of agility items and a bench for humans to sit at while their dogs play together. Dogs can run through a tunnel, check out the metal dog silhouette, and play fetch on the grass. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that their pets leave behind while hanging out in the park.” bringfido.ca/attraction/18913
Big Bear Lake Village
Take your dog shopping at Big Bear Lake Village! Downtown is a haven for dog lovers, and store owners are known for welcoming your pets in their shops. Many of them even leave bowls of water out for dogs and offer treats in their shops.
Dog Friendly Restaurants
Doggie dining locations are scattered all over Big Bear Lake. Many restaurants offer outdoor patios that allow you to keep your dog at your feet while you eat.
572 Social – 572 Pine Knot Ave, BBL 909-878-0307
Alpine Country Coffee Shop – 41546 Big Bear Blvd, BBL 909-866-1959
Amangela’s – 40729 Village Dr, BBL 909-878-0015
Barrel 33 – 40754 Village Dr, BBL 909-878-0838
Azteca Grill – 40199 Big Bear Blvd, BBL 909-866-2350
Big Bear Bar & Grill – 42164 Moonridge Rd, BBL 909-878-0802
Big Bear Lake Brewery – 40827 Stone Rd, BBL 909-878-0283
Big Bear Mtn Brewery – 40260 Big Bear Blvd, BBL 909-878-0616
BLT’s Restaurant – (Dog menu, water & free kibble) 41799 Big Bear Blvd, BBL 909-866-6659
Bone Side Down – 40465 Big Bear Blvd, BBL 760-508-5669
Boneyard Bar & Grill – 560 Pine Knot Ave, BBL 909-878-0401
Broadway Cafe – 1117 W Big Bear Blvd, BBL 909-585-7682
Crepe Cafe – 41003 Big Bear Blvd, BBL 909-809-2353