Welcome to Lake Arrowhead, California.
Lake Arrowhead Village
Lake Arrowhead Village is nestled in the beauty of the woods, having the charm of Swiss chalets, while offering a variety of modern amenities. The Village houses an assortment of quaint specialty shops, restaurants, grocery store and the main stage for special events like the Summer Concert Series and the Annual Oktoberfest celebration. For grocery shopping there is Stater Brothers in Arrowhead Village and Jensens Market in Blue Jay Village.
The Grapevine Kitchen + Bar
The Grapevine is a wine lounge and specialty gift store located on the lake at the Village at Lake Arrowhead. Wine tasting and beer tasting available as well as gourmet food for lunch and dinner. Come and enjoy fine wines, craft beer and artisan cheese while taking in the views of Lake Arrowhead. Enjoy the large wooden bar, handmade furniture from old wine barrels, and a large back deck overlooking beautiful Lake Arrowhead. The Grapevine has been a destination wine bar in Lake Arrowhead for locals and visitors alike since it's opening in May 2012.
There are numerous choices of restaurants in Lake Arrowhead and the surrounding areas. For dinner or Sunday brunch, one of our favorites is The Grill at the Antler Inn in Twin Peaks. For breakfast, Bill's Villager Coffee Shop in Blue Jay Village is a local favorite. Accross the street from Bill's is the Lake Arrowhead Sports Grille - which is great for lunch and dinner.
An Adventure Pass is required to hike, camp, or park in the San Bernardino National Forest. There are three types of Adventure Passes: a Daily Pass $5.00, an Annual Pass $30.00 and a Second Vehicle Pass $5.00. If you need help getting to the best trails, guided or unguided, go to WWW.ENJOYTHEMOUNTAIN.COM. They can drive you and escort you directly to trailhead of the Pacific Crest Trail.
Water skiing / Wakeboarding on Lake Arrowhead
Whether you're a seasoned professional or a first timer, McKenzie Water Ski School caters to all your water skiing and wakeboarding desires. They have everything you need to enjoy a great day on Lake Arrowhead. With instructors that ski with you on the water, all ages are welcome. They are capable of getting anyone up & skiing. If you already know how to ski or wakeboard, the staff will help you advance your skills or learn tricks you're looking to master.
Boat Tours on Lake Arrowhead
Experience the beauty and excitement of a narrated tour of Lake Arrowhead aboard the elegant Lake Arrowhead Queen! The splendor and serenity of lush forests, sparkling water & blue skies glide by, as you sit back and enjoy views of exquisite lakefront homes and fascinating history. Sailing daily, on the hour, all year round, the Arrowhead Queen will be the highlight of your visit!
Lake Arrowhead has some great mountain biking trails. Whether you’re a new or experienced rider, the trails at SkyPark at Santa’s Village are an exciting place to mountain bike with your friends and family. The mountain biking at SkyPark Bike Park is in a league of its own. The trail network winds through a thick canopy of pine trees and sports several well marked, directional mountain bike trails for the beginner to advanced rider. There are also 2 skills areas as well as a large and a small pump track for our youngest riders. Our trails are groomed daily, the berms and jumps are just perfect and our wood features are beautifully crafted and an exciting new challenge for most riders.
Art and Wine Festival
The signature event and major fund-raising activity each year in Lake Arrowhead is the Rotary Art & Wine Festival. This annual event is over 30 years old and is held at the lakeside Tavern Bay Beach Club. Come join the fun and support the Rotary Club Of Lake Arrowhead. Specialty wines, craft beer and local art is on display for the general public to enjoy!
Summer Concert Series
The Lake Arrowhead Concert Series has live concerts every Friday and Saturday night on the Main Stage in the Village in an outdoor venue from May to September each year. These fun Summer concerts are free to the public. The concert series has an outdoor bar with beer and wine available for purchase. The Grapevine Kitchen + Bar also has a great outdoor patio adjacent to Center Stage where you can enjoy fine wine, craft beer and gourmet food while listening to the concert!
Snow Valley Mountain Resort
Snow Valley Mountain Resort is the closest skiing and snow boarding resort to Lake Arrowhead, California. Located near Running Springs this resort is approximately 25 minutes away from Lake Arrowhead and offers a variety of terrain, restaurants/bars, rentals, private and group instructions, children learning center and more. This a great destination for guests visiting Lake Arrowhead that want to enjoy the snow.
Snow Summit and Bear Mountain
Snow Summit is a ski resort that was established in 1952 and is located by Big Bear Lake along with its sister resort Bear Mountain; these two resorts which operate under the same management are collectively known as Big Bear Mountain Resorts. Snow Summit is one of the larger ski areas in Southern California, and is considered to be one of the most popular ski and snowboard destinations for patrons from around the Los Angeles area. Snow Summit is a mid-sized resort, with 240 acres of skiable terrain, all of it covered by snowmaking.
Snow Drift Snow Tubing Park
Snow Drift is Southern California's largest & oldest snow tubing park. They offer snowy slopes for downhill rides on individual snow tubes that are specially designed with a belly strap and handles. Beginner, intermediate and advanced slopes are available and at 6500 feet above sea level, it's worth the fun. Follow Hwy 18 from Lake Arrowhead toward Big Bear. Snow Drift is 4 miles past Running Springs.
With various lakes and streams throughout the San Bernardino Mountains, there are many options and styles of fishing available for anyone from novice to pro. The Fishing on Lake Arrowhead is restricted to Arrowhead Woods property owners and their guests. The State of California requires all anglers to have the appropriate license. Various local vendors sell California fishing licenses, as well as the local marinas. "Catch and Release" is encouraged.
Unlike Lake Arrowhead, which is private, visitors can swim, boat and fish in Lake Gregory. In summer, many visitors come to Lake Gregory, where they can swim, ride on the lake's two 300-foot waterslides, and rent paddleboards, rowboats, paddleboats, sailboats and water cycles. There is also a large sand beach for guests to enjoy. Outside of the swimming area, anglers will find excellent fishing for trout, catfish and bass. You can also rent fishing boats with electric outboard motors.
Movie Theatre - Blue Jay Cinemas
Want to catch a movie when you are in the mountains? Blue Jay Cinemas is conveniently located in Blue Jay Village at Lake Arrowhead and features all the major motion picture new releases. Great location with plenty of parking and multiple theatres to enjoy the movie of your choice!
Wildhaven Ranch is a wildlife sanctuary and educational facility that is open to the public at 1:00 pm on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays by reservation only. Operating as a non-profit 501 (c) 3 Corporation, the Mission and Purpose of Wildhaven Ranch is to preserve the wildlife indigenous to the San Bernardino Mountains and to leave a valuable heritage to our future generations. Wildhaven Ranch provides a protective environment where non-releasable wild animals can live out their lives in safety and peace.
San Manuel Casino
Located at the base of the San Bernardino Mountains is the San Manuel Casino offering the most fun in gaming, dining and entertainment since 1986, owned and operated by the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians. Come take a spin on any of the 3,000 hot slot machines. Pull up a seat at one of our table games locations throughout the Casino and play Vegas-style blackjack, Pai Gow, or othe exciting games. Enjoy the Pines Steak House that turns into a nightclub at night or catch a concert with top name artists playing on a frequent basis.
Off-Road Riding in Lake Arrowhead - Pinnacles OHV
If you have your own dirt bikes, quads or ATV's you should visit the Pinnacles OHV riding area. Tucked in the woods not far from Lake Arrowhead, this park offers many miles of both jeep roads and single track trails with a variety of terrain. The large staging area has bathrooms, picnic benches and a great view. Trails are marked from beginner to advance just like a ski mountain. An adventure pass is required to park at the staging area. This is a great area to go off-roading in the San Bernardino Mountains!
Rim Bowling and Entertainment Center
Rim Bowling and Entertainment Center is located at Lake Gregory...only a 15 minute drive from Lake Arrowhead. Bowling at Rim Bowling and Entertainment Center is family fun at its best. It's a great way to spend some quality time everyone will enjoy. Bowling, video games, food, beverages - there's something fun for everyone. Located inside are Giuseppe's Italian Pizzeria and Subway Sandwich Shop. Special packages for parties or larger groups.
Lake Arrowhead Oktoberfest Celebration
Every year from the end of September to the end of October, the Village at Lake Arrowhead has a great Oktoberfest celebration every weekend. Live German music, authentic german beer and food including Bratwurst, Knockwurst, German Potato Salad, Pretzels, Wieners, Sauerkraut and more. Fun games and contests include the stein holding, beer chug, sausage toss, chicken dance and the dog costume contest! Come enjoy the true Oktoberfest experience in the Bavarain Alpine Village of Lake Arrowhead.
Spa of the Pines
For those seeking serenity and ulitmate relaxation, there's a place nested in a majestic alpine setting that brings an adyllic blend of notable spa treatments, local history and tasteful mountain-top architecture to create a profound sense of being. The environment at Spa of the Pines was created specifically to soothe the body, calm the mind, rekindle the spirit and restore vitality. Guests will reconnect with nature, awaken their senses and rid their minds of stress. Relax in comfort knowing you're in good hands of certified therapists who are down to earth, grounded, nuturing, intuitive, attentive, knowledgeable and gracious.
Mountain Skies Astronomical Society
Mountain Skies Astronomical Society is a hidden gem to most visitors. Enjoy learning about the universe, whether you are a budding astronomer or an old pro.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Look no further, Lollipop Park in Lake Arrowhead Village offers bumper cars, miniature golf, horse carousel, Pirate Ship Ride, Crazy Mirror Maze, Candy Store, Rolling Train Ride and more.
Sycamore Ranch Winery & Vineyard
Sycamore Ranch Vineyard and Winery located in Crestline's Dart Canyon, is a licensed and bonded, small craft style winery and ciderworks, producing approximately 500 cases of award winning wine annually. In addition to producing Zinfandel, Syrah and Hard Cider from their on site vineyards and orchards, the winery sources premium wine grapes form selected Central Coast vineyards within in the Ballard Canyon, Los Olivos and Paso Robles AVA. All wine is produced at the winery in Dart Canyon.
SkyPark At Santa's Village
SkyPark at Santa's Village is a North Pole-themed outdoor adventure park nestled deep in the San Bernardino National Forest. With attractions, restaurants and shops in an historic log cabin village, SkyPark provides guest the opportunity to experience the wonder of nature as the bike, hike, fish or climb in the SkyPark Northwoods. During the holiday season, behold the magic of Santa's Christmas Village as SkyPark is transformed into a winter wonderland of fun for the whole family.