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Pine Knot Village Shopping District

Pine Knot Village is the location of the first lodges in the Bear Bear Valley region of the San Bernardino Mountains. Today, the village is the center of the community and the retail shopping district.

Enjoy the clean mountain air and laid back atmosphere that make this four season resort community a easy and quick getaway from the big city. Art galleries, quaint shops movie theaters and restaurants offer many options to shop, browse and relax.

From the village you can walk to lakeside Veterans Park and Pine Knot Marina home of the Miss Liberty paddlewheel tour boat. Shop, Dine and Unwind… Pine Knot Village is the place to make your get-a-way a cherished memory.

Plenty of free parking. Highway 18/38 to Pine Knot Ave or Village Dr. Big Bear Lake, CA

There are three routes to choose from when traveling to the Big Bear Mountain Resorts area. Hwy 330/Hwy 18 is the fastest and easiest route, but can get crowded on weekends and holidays.

Highway 38 is a bit longer, but is the most scenic and often has less traffic than Hwy 330/Hwy 18. Finally, there is Highway 18, which gets less snowfall and has the least amount of mountain driving.
Pine Knot Village
Pine Knot Village
Big Bear Lake, California is well-known as a wonderful getaway within hours of the major metropolitan areas of Southern California. If your planning a visit just for the day or an entire vacation Pine Knot Village is the perfect destination.

The small-town atmosphere is a refreshing change from the high-traffic lifestyle down the hill. Visitors from all over the world come to visit this historic mountain valley community to take in the amazing scenery and the clean, crisp mountain air.

Next time you head to the mountains of Southern California make sure your first stop is at the Pine Knot shopping district in Big Bear.

Pine Knot Village Highway 18/38 to Pine Knot Ave or Village Dr. Big Bear Lake, CA Directions: From Los Angeles and Orange Counties: Interstate 10 East to the Running Springs Highway 30 exit in Redlands. Follow Highway 30 to Highway 330 To Highway 18.
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