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HWY 330 to HWY 18 is generally the fastest and easiest route into Big Bear. However, it can become congested on weekends and holidays.



  • From Greater Los Angeles:
    Take the 10 East, to the 210 North, to the 330 East...
  • From San Fernando Valley:
    Take the 210 East, to the 330 East...
  • From Orange County Or The Beach Cities:
    Take the 91 East to the 215 North, to the 10 East, to the 210 North, to the 330 East...
  • From San Bernardino & Palm Springs:
    Take the 10 West, to the 210 North, to the 330 East...
  • From The San Diego Area:
    Take the 15 North, to the 215 North, to the 10 East, to the 210 North, to the 330 East...
  • Once on the 330, continue through Running Springs (330 will become the 18). Stay on 18 East to the Big Bear Lake dam and turn right to cross the dam. You're now on Big Bear Blvd. Continue (about 4 miles) until you see "The Big Bear Village" sign.
    • Turn left on Big Bear Blvd. or go straight to drive through the village, turn left on Pine Knot, then right on Big Bear Blvd.
    • Turn right on Moonridge Road, directions to the cabin will be provided upon rental of the cabin.



HWY 38 from Redlands is a little longer, but is more scenic, less mountainous and often has less traffic.




  • From Greater Los Angeles:
    Take the 10 East past Hwy 210, to Orange St. (Hwy 38)....
  • From San Fernando Valley:
    Take the 210 East, to the 10 East, exit Orange St. (Hwy 38)....
  • From Orange County Or The Beach Cities:
    Take the 91 East to the 215 North, to the 10 East past Hwy 210, to the Orange Street exit (Hwy 38)....
  • From San Bernardino & Palm Springs:
    Take the 10 West, exit 6th Street (Hwy 38) and turn right. After about 1 mile turn right on Lugonia Ave (Hwy 38)....
  • From The San Diego Area:
    Take the 15 North, to the 215 North, to the 10 East past Hwy 210, to the Orange Street exit (Hwy 38)...

  • At the bottom of the Ramp there will be a stop sign. Continue straight 1 block to Orange St. and turn left. After about 1 mile turn right on Lugonia Ave (Hwy 38).
  • Once Eastbound on Lugonia stay on Hwy 38 to Big Bear City (51 miles.) Turn left onto Big Bear Blvd. Continue on Big Bear Blvd. (which is now Hwy 18) through Big Bear City and past the shopping centers.
  • Turn left on Moonridge Road, directions to the cabin will be provided upon rental of the cabin



Highway 18 From the Lucerne Valley has the least amount of mountain driving and generally receives less snow from storms.



  • From Greater Los Angeles:
    Take the 10 East to the 15 North over the Cajon Pass towards Victorville and exit at Bear Valley Road. Turn right (East) at Hwy 18 through  Lucerne Valley....
  • From San Fernando Valley:
    Take the 210 East, to the 15 North over the Cajon Pass towards Victorville and exit at Bear Valley Road. Turn right (East) at Hwy 18 through the Lucerne Valley....
  • From Orange County Or The Beach Cities:
    Take the 91 East to the 215 North to the 15 North over the Cajon Pass towards Victorville and exit at Bear Valley Road. Turn right (East) at Hwy 18 towards Lucerne Valley....
  • From The San Diego Area:
    Take the 15 North to the 215 North, which merges into the 15 North again over the Cajon Pass towards Victorville and exit at Bear Valley Road. Turn right (East) at Hwy 18 towards Lucerne Valley...
  • From The Las Vegas Area:
    Take the 15 South, to the 247 South to the Lucerne Valley. At the second stop sign, Hwy 18, turn left...
  • Once on highway 18, continue into Big Bear Valley (approximately 16 miles) along the North Shore of Big Bear Lake. Turn left at Standfield Cut-off and cross the bridge. Turn right at the stop sign onto Big Bear Blvd. Continue past the shopping centers.

    Turn left at Moonridge Road, directions to the cabin will be provided upon rental of the cabin


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