Our first stop on our way to Big Bear Lake was along Highway 330 overlooking San Bernadino
Tiny Manzanita 'apples'
Our second stop was opposite the Snow Valley ski area near the Sierra Club hut. A number of rare and endangered plants live along this trail.
Indian Paint Brush. It uses another
Grasses & Sedge
Indian Paint Brush
We made stops to view Big Bear Lake.
NF Visitor Center for Big Bear Lake
The Solar Observatory on Big Bear Lake takes advantage of the lake's stabilizing effect on
the air to observe the Sun during the day.
helicopter rescure drill
We had a long walk and lunch at a nature preserve near Baldwin Lake, which is just East of the much larger Big Bear Lake.