Bear Valley

Bear ValleyBear Valley is a four-season destination mountain resort area, regionally situated between Lake Tahoe to the north, and Yosemite to the south. Located on super scenic Highway 4 at 7,000' on the west slope of the Sierra Nevada, Bear Valley is easy to get to and worth the trip to this beautiful part of the mountains of Central California. Bear Valley's world class winter sports are followed by sensational summers, offering all types of outdoor recreation & adventure, annual music festivals and exciting special events.


Bear Valley Snowmobilers Bear Valley is home to a variety of shops, services, cabins, condominiums and mountain properties, not to mention lots of fresh air, rivers, lakes & streams, towering pine trees and dramatic vistas in all directions. Located throughout the quaint walking village are a variety of art galleries, sports, clothing, & gift shops, restaurants and lodging options. Equipment, guide services and information for nearly every type of outdoor activity and adventure are available year-round for rent or sale in Bear Valley Village. So make your plans now to come and enjoy the limitless relaxation and recreational opportunities found in this secluded part of the Stanislaus National Forest.


Bear Valley Mountain is the ski resort just up the road from Bear Valley Village, and is home to 9 ski lifts and 32 runs, as well as 2 terrain parks for snowboard or ski fun.