Jackalope Hideout’s Guidebook

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Jackalope Hideout’s Guidebook

Food scene

Tropicali (not sure why it's listed as BB Local here). Hands down Best Poke in SoCal. The line can be out the door most days but it goes fast. AMAZING cold brew coffee too. Vegan option w/ the tofu bowl.
231 locals recommend
Big Bear Local
40616 Village Dr
231 locals recommend
Tropicali (not sure why it's listed as BB Local here). Hands down Best Poke in SoCal. The line can be out the door most days but it goes fast. AMAZING cold brew coffee too. Vegan option w/ the tofu bowl.
Epic donuts (vegan & GF too) They also serve sandwiches in the afternoon. If you have a dog, grab a doggie donut for them!
169 locals recommend
Dank Donuts
42612 Moonridge Rd
169 locals recommend
Epic donuts (vegan & GF too) They also serve sandwiches in the afternoon. If you have a dog, grab a doggie donut for them!
For a fancy night out. Large selection of cocktails. Can get crowded on weekends.
307 locals recommend
Oakside
40701 Village Dr
307 locals recommend
For a fancy night out. Large selection of cocktails. Can get crowded on weekends.
California Cuisine, farm-to-table experience, with everything made from scratch. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Indoor and outdoor seating options (weather-dependent)
Stella Luna
California Cuisine, farm-to-table experience, with everything made from scratch. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Indoor and outdoor seating options (weather-dependent)
Locally roasted coffee
58 locals recommend
Big Bear Coffee Roasting Company
41080 Big Bear Blvd
58 locals recommend
Locally roasted coffee
It's a bar. They have beer. They have food (including a few vegan options).
93 locals recommend
Kallans Bar And Grill
44761 Barton Ln N
93 locals recommend
It's a bar. They have beer. They have food (including a few vegan options).
Pizza!
359 locals recommend
Maggio's Pizza
42160 Big Bear Blvd
359 locals recommend
Pizza!
Located at the BB Convention Center. Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Wednesdays feature country dancing with a a DJ and Fridays and Saturdays
73 locals recommend
Wyatt's Grill and Saloon
42900 Big Bear Blvd
73 locals recommend
Located at the BB Convention Center. Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Wednesdays feature country dancing with a a DJ and Fridays and Saturdays
Small, old school diner with massive flapjacks. Gets crowded on the weekends.
516 locals recommend
Grizzly Manor Cafe
41268 Big Bear Blvd
516 locals recommend
Small, old school diner with massive flapjacks. Gets crowded on the weekends.
Classic, well-spiced Indian dishes such as tandoori lamb plus vegetarian options in a relaxing room. Some vegan options.
253 locals recommend
Himalayan Restaurant
672 Pine Knot Ave
253 locals recommend
Classic, well-spiced Indian dishes such as tandoori lamb plus vegetarian options in a relaxing room. Some vegan options.
Cute walk up place serving sweet & savory crepes, organic coffee and a doggie meal :)
86 locals recommend
Cafe Crepe
41003 Big Bear Blvd
86 locals recommend
Cute walk up place serving sweet & savory crepes, organic coffee and a doggie meal :)
Comfort foods of Mexico & Bolivia share the menu with burgers & other American eats. Beer, wine and cocktails too.
46 locals recommend
Gaby's Latin Flavors
41618 Big Bear Blvd
46 locals recommend
Comfort foods of Mexico & Bolivia share the menu with burgers & other American eats. Beer, wine and cocktails too.
Casual setting with indoor & outdoor seating serves all-American dishes plus beer, wine & cocktails.
507 locals recommend
Peppercorn Grille
553 Pine Knot Ave
507 locals recommend
Casual setting with indoor & outdoor seating serves all-American dishes plus beer, wine & cocktails.
Local brewery with lots of beer and food options.
222 locals recommend
Big Bear Lake Brewing Company
40827 Stone Rd
222 locals recommend
Local brewery with lots of beer and food options.
15 minute drive (without traffic) from the cabin. House microbrews, homemade chili & pub grub in a cozy historic space. Dog friendly :)
92 locals recommend
Big Bear Mountain Brewery
40260 Big Bear Blvd
92 locals recommend
15 minute drive (without traffic) from the cabin. House microbrews, homemade chili & pub grub in a cozy historic space. Dog friendly :)
Coffee shop with a variety of breakfast food options.
335 locals recommend
Moonridge Coffee Company
42646 Moonridge Rd
335 locals recommend
Coffee shop with a variety of breakfast food options.
Old school breakfast, burgers & BBQ offered in a relaxed environment with outdoor patio seating.
81 locals recommend
Thelma's Family Restaurant
337 W Big Bear Blvd
81 locals recommend
Old school breakfast, burgers & BBQ offered in a relaxed environment with outdoor patio seating.
Old school restaurant serving up hearty portions. Can get busy on the weekends.
276 locals recommend
Lumberjack Cafe
1001 W Big Bear Blvd
276 locals recommend
Old school restaurant serving up hearty portions. Can get busy on the weekends.
Cozy cafe with sandwiches, burgers, etc.
248 locals recommend
Broadway Cafe
1117 W Big Bear Blvd
248 locals recommend
Cozy cafe with sandwiches, burgers, etc.
Cozy counter-serve diner featuring American favorites like burgers, fries & all-day breakfast.
90 locals recommend
Mountain Munchies
42171 Big Bear Blvd
90 locals recommend
Cozy counter-serve diner featuring American favorites like burgers, fries & all-day breakfast.
Down-to-earth restaurant offering Mexican, Asian, American & European dishes, plus patio seating.
56 locals recommend
Santana Mavericks Bar N Grill
41072 Big Bear Blvd
56 locals recommend
Down-to-earth restaurant offering Mexican, Asian, American & European dishes, plus patio seating.
Enjoy a bloody Mary while looking out over the lake.
39 locals recommend
The Pines Tavern On The Lake
330 Alden Rd
39 locals recommend
Enjoy a bloody Mary while looking out over the lake.
Upscale lakeside restaurant serving steak, seafood, pasta & wine in classic surroundings.
265 locals recommend
The Pines Lakefront
350 Alden Rd
265 locals recommend
Upscale lakeside restaurant serving steak, seafood, pasta & wine in classic surroundings.
Wine bar & tapas. They often have live music too. Dog friendly!
47 locals recommend
Barrel 33
40754 Village Dr
47 locals recommend
Wine bar & tapas. They often have live music too. Dog friendly!

Outdoor Activities

The Cougar Crest Trailhead is located on North Shore Drive, State Highway 38, about 10 minutes from Jackalope Hideout. On the Cougar Crest Trail you will walk through a wide variety of natural environments. The first mile is a gentle uphill climb, but after a mile or so you will realize you are gaining altitude. The Cougar Crest Trail ends at the juncture of the world famous 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail. Bicycles are not permitted on the PCT.
258 locals recommend
Cougar Crest Trailhead
Cougar Crest Trail
258 locals recommend
The Cougar Crest Trailhead is located on North Shore Drive, State Highway 38, about 10 minutes from Jackalope Hideout. On the Cougar Crest Trail you will walk through a wide variety of natural environments. The first mile is a gentle uphill climb, but after a mile or so you will realize you are gaining altitude. The Cougar Crest Trail ends at the juncture of the world famous 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail. Bicycles are not permitted on the PCT.
Spacious zoo housing wildlife in need & rehabilitating them for return to their natural environment. Located about 11 minutes from the cabin.
723 locals recommend
Big Bear Alpine Zoo
42801 Club View Dr
723 locals recommend
Spacious zoo housing wildlife in need & rehabilitating them for return to their natural environment. Located about 11 minutes from the cabin.
Paved, flat path for bikers, runners and walkers. Meanders along the lake.
194 locals recommend
Alpine Pedal Path Trail 1E50
740 Stanfield Cutoff
194 locals recommend
Paved, flat path for bikers, runners and walkers. Meanders along the lake.
Winter = Snow sports Summer = Mountain biking & hiking
906 locals recommend
Snow Summit
880 Summit Blvd
906 locals recommend
Winter = Snow sports Summer = Mountain biking & hiking
Year-round facility offers winter bobsled tracks & summer water slides, accessed via a chairlift. Located about 15 minutes from the cabin.
652 locals recommend
Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain
800 Wildrose Ln
652 locals recommend
Year-round facility offers winter bobsled tracks & summer water slides, accessed via a chairlift. Located about 15 minutes from the cabin.
Closest dog park to the cabin. Located about 7 minutes away. It also has a 9 hole disc golf course if you're into that.
Bark Park Dog Park
2080 Erwin Ranch Rd
Closest dog park to the cabin. Located about 7 minutes away. It also has a 9 hole disc golf course if you're into that.
Skiing, snowboarding, mtn biking, hiking. About a 14 minute drive to get there from the cabin.
870 locals recommend
Bear Mountain Ski Resort
43101 Goldmine Dr
870 locals recommend
Skiing, snowboarding, mtn biking, hiking. About a 14 minute drive to get there from the cabin.
Family-friendly resort with snowy slopes for tubing, plus a magic carpet ride back up to the top. About a 6 minute drive from the cabin.
489 locals recommend
Big Bear Snow Play
42825 Big Bear Blvd
489 locals recommend
Family-friendly resort with snowy slopes for tubing, plus a magic carpet ride back up to the top. About a 6 minute drive from the cabin.
Bear Mountain Golf Course
Golf.
Big Bear Lake's premier place for boat rentals, waverunner rentals, wakeboarding and skiing guide, fishing charters & tackle shop. About a 15 minute drive from the cabin.
277 locals recommend
Big Bear Marina
500 Paine Ct
277 locals recommend
Big Bear Lake's premier place for boat rentals, waverunner rentals, wakeboarding and skiing guide, fishing charters & tackle shop. About a 15 minute drive from the cabin.
Popular & steep hike with a 500-ft. elevation gain culminating at a rocky outcrop with lake views. Dogs allowed. Parking can be a hassle on weekends so get there early.
Castle Rock Trail, California, USA
Popular & steep hike with a 500-ft. elevation gain culminating at a rocky outcrop with lake views. Dogs allowed. Parking can be a hassle on weekends so get there early.
Booked tour needed to get inside.
54 locals recommend
Big Bear Solar Observatory
40386 N Shore Ln
54 locals recommend
Booked tour needed to get inside.
10 minute drive from the cabin. The Discovery Center features educational exhibits and hands-on activities regarding the natural environment and wildlife in the region. There is a large outdoor natural playground for kids and adults. Can be closed seasonally, check the website before visiting.
488 locals recommend
Big Bear Discovery Center
488 locals recommend
10 minute drive from the cabin. The Discovery Center features educational exhibits and hands-on activities regarding the natural environment and wildlife in the region. There is a large outdoor natural playground for kids and adults. Can be closed seasonally, check the website before visiting.
Head along a wide variety of terrains, on several trails, all with spectacular vistas. These rides are geared to the experience of the rider - available all day. Reservations suggested.
90 locals recommend
Baldwin Lake Stables
46475 Pioneer Town Rd
90 locals recommend
Head along a wide variety of terrains, on several trails, all with spectacular vistas. These rides are geared to the experience of the rider - available all day. Reservations suggested.
Bike rentals in the summer. Ski/Snowboard rentals in the winter.
56 locals recommend
Goldsmith's Sports
42071 Big Bear Blvd
56 locals recommend
Bike rentals in the summer. Ski/Snowboard rentals in the winter.
Boat, paddle board & kayak rentals on the north/west portion of the lake. Small food stand and picnic area. Seasonal disc golf "course" when the lake is low.
242 locals recommend
Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina
39369 N Shore Dr
242 locals recommend
Boat, paddle board & kayak rentals on the north/west portion of the lake. Small food stand and picnic area. Seasonal disc golf "course" when the lake is low.
Convenient parking lot right at the corner of Big Bear Boulevard and Stanfield Cutoff. It's a 7 minute drive from the cabin. East of the parking lot is a boardwalk along Baker's Pond, The Stanfield Marsh boardwalk, an easy 1.6-mile walk, along the edge of Baker's Pond, offering stunning views and prime wildlife-watching opportunities. Bring Your Dog and Watch for Wildlife Stanfield Marsh is leash-friendly, making it a perfect spot for your dog to get some exercise and sniff out new smells.
35 locals recommend
Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve
42300 Big Bear Blvd
35 locals recommend
Convenient parking lot right at the corner of Big Bear Boulevard and Stanfield Cutoff. It's a 7 minute drive from the cabin. East of the parking lot is a boardwalk along Baker's Pond, The Stanfield Marsh boardwalk, an easy 1.6-mile walk, along the edge of Baker's Pond, offering stunning views and prime wildlife-watching opportunities. Bring Your Dog and Watch for Wildlife Stanfield Marsh is leash-friendly, making it a perfect spot for your dog to get some exercise and sniff out new smells.
Located just a few minutes away from the cabin these meandering trails are a great spot to experience nature. The trails are open to mountain bikes and dogs.
Maple Hill Trails
Baldwin Lane
Located just a few minutes away from the cabin these meandering trails are a great spot to experience nature. The trails are open to mountain bikes and dogs.
We are now booking trips for the upcoming season! We will begin fishing April 1st (weather permitting). Lake will be even fuller than last year and we've been receiving trout plants throughout the winter. Just give us a call to secure your trip.
7 locals recommend
Cantrell Fishing Guide Service
400 Pine Knot Ave
7 locals recommend
We are now booking trips for the upcoming season! We will begin fishing April 1st (weather permitting). Lake will be even fuller than last year and we've been receiving trout plants throughout the winter. Just give us a call to secure your trip.
Parking area for Pineknot trail which leads to Skyline trail. Excellent for trail running.
59 locals recommend
Aspen Glen Picnic Area
40105 Mill Creek Rd
59 locals recommend
Parking area for Pineknot trail which leads to Skyline trail. Excellent for trail running.
GetBoards in Big Bear Lake offers some of the best bike, kayak, and paddle board rentals. They specialize in a large selection of top quality equipment, clean, regularly maintained, and inspected by our knowledgeable certified staff. At Veteran's Park private dock, the equipment is already on the water and our dock staff will assist launching your rentals. At Boulder Bay, it is a self launching location where you will be provided carts for all equipment and you launch yourself from the shore. There is a $3.00 lake permit fee that is charged per vessel rented. Whether you're a first-timer learning the basics of paddle boarding or a kayak enthusiast looking to find the best spots on Big Bear Lake, our experienced staff with provide you with expert advice. AND we include a free map with all of our rentals! Want to bring along your furry friend to Big Bear Lake? All our kayaks and paddle boards are pet friendly! Your pup can ride with you anywhere on the lake at no extra cost! For peace of mind, we do offer dog life jackets for rental for only $8!
227 locals recommend
Getboards- Kayak, Sups & Bike Rentals
40905 Big Bear Blvd
227 locals recommend
GetBoards in Big Bear Lake offers some of the best bike, kayak, and paddle board rentals. They specialize in a large selection of top quality equipment, clean, regularly maintained, and inspected by our knowledgeable certified staff. At Veteran's Park private dock, the equipment is already on the water and our dock staff will assist launching your rentals. At Boulder Bay, it is a self launching location where you will be provided carts for all equipment and you launch yourself from the shore. There is a $3.00 lake permit fee that is charged per vessel rented. Whether you're a first-timer learning the basics of paddle boarding or a kayak enthusiast looking to find the best spots on Big Bear Lake, our experienced staff with provide you with expert advice. AND we include a free map with all of our rentals! Want to bring along your furry friend to Big Bear Lake? All our kayaks and paddle boards are pet friendly! Your pup can ride with you anywhere on the lake at no extra cost! For peace of mind, we do offer dog life jackets for rental for only $8!

Groceries

Closet market to the cabin
60 locals recommend
Community Market
100 E Big Bear Blvd
60 locals recommend
Closet market to the cabin
Locally owned grocery store. Usually better prices than Vons.
297 locals recommend
Stater Bros. Markets
42171 Big Bear Blvd
297 locals recommend
Locally owned grocery store. Usually better prices than Vons.

Relaxation

Best place for a massage
22 locals recommend
Altitudes Massage
42184 Moonridge Road
22 locals recommend
Best place for a massage
Locally owned yoga studio with a variety of classes. Friday night candlelit yoga is SO relaxing!
11 locals recommend
Mountain Yoga Center
41957 Big Bear Boulevard
11 locals recommend
Locally owned yoga studio with a variety of classes. Friday night candlelit yoga is SO relaxing!
Services: Body waxing, Hairstyling, Manicure, Pedicure, Skin treatments, Massage Therapy, Skin Care
13 locals recommend
Elevations Day Spa
42007 Fox Farm Rd
13 locals recommend
Services: Body waxing, Hairstyling, Manicure, Pedicure, Skin treatments, Massage Therapy, Skin Care

Other things to do

Location of the seasonal Farmer's Market (April-September) Oktoberfest (mid-September through November) Maifest (May)
54 locals recommend
Big Bear Lake Convention Center
42900 Big Bear Blvd
54 locals recommend
Location of the seasonal Farmer's Market (April-September) Oktoberfest (mid-September through November) Maifest (May)
Your friendly, knowledgable neighborhood plant nursery. Open on the weekends.
Hood Growers
743 Bear Mountain Rd
Your friendly, knowledgable neighborhood plant nursery. Open on the weekends.

Hardware Stores

Local hardware store
Butcher's True Value Hardware
41860 Big Bear Blvd
Local hardware store
Local hardware store with a variety of goods. About a 9 minute drive from the cabin.
26 locals recommend
DIY Home Center
42146 Big Bear Blvd
26 locals recommend
Local hardware store with a variety of goods. About a 9 minute drive from the cabin.

Laundromats

Closest laundromat to the cabin. About a 3 minute drive from the cabin.
6 locals recommend
Sugar Tub Laundromat
152 Maple Ln
6 locals recommend
Closest laundromat to the cabin. About a 3 minute drive from the cabin.
Second choice for the town's laundromat. About a 9 minute drive from the cabin.
Laundromat
Big Bear Boulevard
Second choice for the town's laundromat. About a 9 minute drive from the cabin.