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Ali, the walking Green Valley Gaiter

Green Valley Gaiters Year Round Walks

Veterans Memorial Monument at Big Bear

Big Bear Lake - Village

Distance: 10K and 5K

Description:Wander through the picturesque "Village" district of Big Bear Lake, a four-seasons mountain community situated above 6700 ft elevation. The 10K and 5K routes include the
main "tourist" business and resort district, as well as surrounding residential neighborhoods, two lakeside piers, and a lakeside Veterans Memorial park. The 10K route also visits a lakeside recreation park, and a ski resort area. There is a wide variation in weather during the year-- check the local weather before traveling to Big Bear, and dress appropriately.

Rating:This walk is rated 2+.

Special Programs: Firehouses, Veteran Memorials

Special Instructions:Leashed pets are allowed. Rating for Strollers are hard and wheelchairs should not be used.

Starting Point:40409 Big Bear Blvd (SR-18), Big Bear Lake, CA 92315. (Cozy Hollow Lodge)

Driving Directions:From San Bernardino: east on SR-210 to Highland; north on SR-330 to Running Springs; east on SR-18 to Big Bear Lake. Start point is on the right side of the road just past the Alpine Slide.

Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only ($3.00) or can walk free

Additional Comments:Limited parking at Start Point. RV's and other over-size vehicles will need to find street parking in the area and walk back to the starting point. Please allow staff to wait on customers first. Check highway road conditions first with CalTrans at 800-427-7623 or www.dot.ca.gov. For overnight accommodations, our club recommends our gracious Start Point host, Cozy Hollow Lodge; reservations are encouraged, and can be made at 909-866-9694.

Trailmaster: For more information, contact Jerry Johnson (909) 825-9382 or email him at jejohnson89@juno.com