Big Bear Lake is
located in California.

Just a short 2 hour drive from Los Angeles California, Big Bear Lake is a beautiful man-made reservoir in the San Bernardino Mountain and is surrounded by towering peaks and lined by Ponderosa pine forests. At just eight miles long and approx one mile across at its widest point, it has 23 miles of shoreline and is a popular year-round playground for boating and water-sports enthusiasts.

 

The History of Big Bear Lake.

Modern Big Bear history begins in 1845 as Benjamin Davis Wilson rode into the Yuhaviat Valley with a posse of 20 men. They were searching for outlaws who had been raiding their ranches in Riverside and as they entered this remote region, they found it was teeming with Grizzly Bears.
In 1869, a hunter named William Holcomb discovered gold in the backcountry of Big Bear after tracking an animal’s blood trail to Creek, he found it sparkling with little gold flakes. Word soon spread, the area became populated with prospectors and Southern California's gold rush began!
Because of marshy meadowlands in the center of the valley, a dam was constructed in 1884 forming a man-made reservoir for irrigating citrus crops in Redlands. In 1912 a larger dam was built to increase the water capacity of what would become known as Big Bear Lake.

Discover Boats for Sale in Big Bear Lake

As a popular boat marketplace around Big Bear Lake, we
have something for everyone!

2001 Correct Craft Air Nautique 196 Open Bow
2001 Correct Craft Air Nautique 196 Open Bow
$13,000
Lake Arrowhead, CA
  • Length19'
  • Width0'
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2021 Malibu Wakesetter 23 LSV
2021 Malibu Wakesetter 23 LSV
$137,999
Beaumont, CA
  • Length23'
  • Width8'
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1996 Nordic 26 Rush Deck Boat
1996 Nordic 26 Rush Deck Boat
$35,000
San Bernardino, CA
  • Length26'
  • Width0'
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2021 Bayliner 160 BR
2021 Bayliner 160 BR
$19,000
Apple Valley, CA
  • Length16'
  • Width0'
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1945 Chris Craft Sportsman 18
1945 Chris Craft Sportsman 18
$5,000
San Bernardino, CA
  • Length18'
  • Width0'
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1999 Rinker Fiesta Vee 270
1999 Rinker Fiesta Vee 270
$35,000
Moreno Valley, CA
  • Length27'
  • Width0'
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2014 Centurion Enzo Fx44
2014 Centurion Enzo Fx44
$70,000
Nuevo, CA
  • Length24'
  • Width0'
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2019 Sea Doo Spark 3UP
2019 Sea Doo Spark 3UP
$9,000
Bloomington, CA
  • Length120'
  • Width0'
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1999 Supra Competition
1999 Supra Competition
$15,000
Victorville, CA
  • Length20'
  • Width0'
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2015 Tahoe Q7i
2015 Tahoe Q7i
$33,350
Jurupa Valley, CA
  • Length22'
  • Width0'
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2016 Sea Ray 240 Sundeck
2016 Sea Ray 240 Sundeck
$78,999
Menifee, CA
  • Length24'
  • Width0'
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1994 Ultimate Warlock 210 LXI Open Bow
1994 Ultimate Warlock 210 LXI Open Bow
$21,750
Norco, CA
  • Length21'
  • Width0'
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1995 Bayliner 2855 Ciera
1995 Bayliner 2855 Ciera
$22,900
Pinon Hills, CA
  • Length30'
  • Width9'
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2006 Cobalt 232 WSS
2006 Cobalt 232 WSS
$44,500
Temecula, CA
  • Length23'
  • Width8'
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2010 Cobalt 232 WSS
2010 Cobalt 232 WSS
$45,900
Temecula, CA
  • Length23'
  • Width8'
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2017 Yamaha SX 190
2017 Yamaha SX 190
$33,350
Lake Elsinore, CA
  • Length19'
  • Width0'
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1983 Boston Whaler 13 Super Sport
1983 Boston Whaler 13 Super Sport
$15,000
San Dimas, CA
  • Length13'
  • Width0'
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1987 Pro Line Walkaround 250
1987 Pro Line Walkaround 250
$14,750
Coachella, CA
  • Length25'
  • Width0'
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1992 Eliminator 19
1992 Eliminator 19
$27,750
Lake Forest, CA
  • Length19'
  • Width0'
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1990 Bayliner Trophy
1990 Bayliner Trophy
$31,500
West Covina, CA
  • Length22'
  • Width8'
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