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!

2007 Reinell LXI
2007 Reinell LXI
$21,000
Redlands, CA
  • Length20'
  • Width8'
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2004 Four Winns Horizon 200
2004 Four Winns Horizon 200
$20,750
Redlands, CA
  • Length20'
  • Width0'
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2011 Yamaha AR210
2011 Yamaha AR210
$30,500
San Bernardino, CA
  • Length21'
  • Width8'
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1945 Chris Craft Sportsman 18
1945 Chris Craft Sportsman 18
$9,500
San Bernardino, CA
  • Length18'
  • Width0'
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1979 Other Warlock Offshore 30
1979 Other Warlock Offshore 30
$36,000
Yucca Valley, CA
  • Length30'
  • Width0'
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1999 Rinker Fiesta Vee 270
1999 Rinker Fiesta Vee 270
$40,000
Moreno Valley, CA
  • Length27'
  • Width0'
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2005 Mastercraft X45
2005 Mastercraft X45
$40,000
Oak Hills, CA
  • Length24'
  • Width8'
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2000 Commander Signature 26
2000 Commander Signature 26
$40,000
Nuevo, CA
  • Length26'
  • Width0'
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2014 Centurion Enzo Fx44
2014 Centurion Enzo Fx44
$106,000
Nuevo, CA
  • Length24'
  • Width0'
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2019 Sea Doo Spark 3UP
2019 Sea Doo Spark 3UP
$10,500
Bloomington, CA
  • Length120'
  • Width0'
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1975 Eliminator Bubble Deck
1975 Eliminator Bubble Deck
$8,900
Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • Length18'
  • Width0'
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1994 Advantage victory
1994 Advantage victory
$83,400
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Length29'
  • Width0'
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2003 Sea Ray 220 Bowrider
2003 Sea Ray 220 Bowrider
$26,750
Riverside, CA
  • Length22'
  • Width0'
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2001 Bluewater Falcon 17
2001 Bluewater Falcon 17
$14,650
Phelan, CA
  • Length17'
  • Width0'
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1988 Hallett 270-T
1988 Hallett 270-T
$25,000
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Length27'
  • Width0'
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2018 Sea Doo GTX 230
2018 Sea Doo GTX 230
$25,000
Menifee, CA
  • Length132'
  • Width0'
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2020 Yamaha 242X
2020 Yamaha 242X
$79,900
Menifee, CA
  • Length24'
  • Width0'
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2008 Chaparral Signature 27'
2008 Chaparral Signature 27'
$57,995
Upland, CA
  • Length27'
  • Width0'
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2000 Mastercraft 210 VRS
2000 Mastercraft 210 VRS
$29,900
Palm Desert, CA
  • Length21'
  • Width0'
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