Big Bear Lake Boating (CALIFORNIA)
Big Bear Lake Boat Rentals; many people traveled to enjoy recreation on Big Bear lake, however, another major draw was the natural hot spring. Emile Jesserun bought 40 acres of land that included the hot spring and built the first major resort in Big Bear, the Pan Hot Springs Hotel, in 1921. This resort was followed with others that strives to be the best by creating a country club atmosphere complete with the amenities required to lure the Hollywood celebrities of the time. Big Bear Lake offers boat rentals, jet ski rentals, boat charters, fishing, waverunner rentals, sea doo rentals, personal watercraft rentals, and swimming. There are black bears in the region and they are sometimes sighted in residential areas.
California Boat Rentals has guided water sport charter and lake tours of Big Bear Lake which include wakeboarding lessons, water ski lessons, wake surf lessons, and wake skate instruction. Big Bear Lake was inhabited by the indigenous Serrano Indians for over 2,000 years before it was explored by Benjamin Wilson and his party. Once populated by only the natives and the grizzly bears, from which the area received its name, Big Bear Valley grew rapidly during the Southern California Gold Rush from 1861 to 1912. Grizzly bears were not found in the region after 1906.