Hiking, biking, skiing, golfing, and just enjoying the great outdoors
are good reasons for visiting San Bernardino. Alpine and desert areas
are just minutes away. Golf can be enjoyed year-round.
Learn more about San Bernardino's parks and the nearby Mountain Resorts:
If you enjoy sporting activities, this is the place to be. Select
your favorite activity and see what San Bernardino has to offer:
San Bernardino City and County Parks
San Bernardino City Park & Recreation operates 20
parks within the City with varying public facilities.
San Bernardino County Regional Parks operates 10 public
facilities offering camping, fishing, boating, trap & skeet, swimming
facilities, and water slides. Beautiful recreational lakes and picnic
areas await those planning pleasant, relaxing family outings.
Local mountain resorts offer a real taste of the great
outdoors. Lake Gregory, Lake Silverwood, Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear
Lake show off the serene beauty of the Inland Empire with four seasons
of fun including water sports, winter skiing at local ski resorts
and ice skating at one of the world's most beautiful outdoor skating
San Bernardino is surrounded by the San Bernardino National
Forest. You'll find camping, hiking trails, fishing, swimming, bicycling
and designated areas for off-road vehicles.
For an interesting side-trip from Lake Arrowhead, visit
the Indian mortars near one of the ranger stations on Highway 173.
Substantial archeological evidence indicates that Native Americans
inhabited this site seasonally for more than 4000 years! Or, take
a trip through Holcomb Valley where the gold rush started in the late