Bear Valley Activities
White Water Rafting
Discover Bear Valley Mountain Resort!
The Bear Valley Ski Area in the high Sierra provides some of the best California skiing centered an all inclusive family resort.
Cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, lodging, dining, entertainment—it's all in one place at the Bear Valley ski area.
Bear Valley is one the closest High Sierra resorts to the San Francisco Bay Area—easily accessible to San Jose, California's Silicon Valley and the Monterey Peninsula.
At the 7,000-foot elevation in California's Sierra Mountains, Bear Valley Mountain Resort has become a favored destination for outdoor recreation and adventure sports lovers. With more untouched natural beauty than other California skiing and summer recreation spots, Bear Valley provides unmatched amenities at family-friendly prices.
Bear Valley Dining
Bear Valley Village restaurants, including dining at the Bear Valley Lodge and other Bear Valley resort area restaurants provide options ranging from elegant California French to American grill and Italian.
Bear Valley Village
Guide to Bear Valley Village businesses, including a general store, gift shop, sport shop, and massage studio.
Hiking, Climbing & Mountain Biking
Spring, summer and fall at Bear Valley are ideal for hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, road biking and mountain biking. Or try flatwater kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, swimming and fishing.
Skiing & Winter Sports
Cross-country skiing, telemark skiing and snowshoeing at Bear Valley Crosscountry; downhill skiing and snowboarding at Bear Valley Mountain Resort; Bear Valley snowmobile rentals; Bear Valley equipment rentals, skiing lessons and guide services.
Bear Valley Region Events
Upcoming events in Alpine and Calaveras counties — from jumping frog contests and grape stomps to logging jamborees and motorcycle rallies.
Bear Valley Region Attractions
Calaveras Big Trees State Park; limestone caverns at California Cavern, Moaning Cavern, and Mercer Caverns; Murphys Oldtimers Museum; Angels Camp Museum; and the Alpine County Museum in Markleeville.
Bear Valley New Homes