Lake Arrowhead is fondly called “The Jewel of Southern California”. With so much to see and do around the Lake Arrowhead Communities year ‘round we want you to be as prepared as possible to see and experience all that you can during your Lake Arrowhead vacation. Lake Arrowhead is a scenic mountain community that fills anyone’s vacation with a wide variety of summer activities, a year ‘round calendar of events and a winter season that brings the best Mother Nature has to offers. If you wish to experience Mother Nature, The Lake Arrowhead Communities are for you. There are countless ways to enjoy the fresh air, pristine forests, and natural wonders located in this one-of-a-kind location in Southern California.
There are many camps and campgrounds in the area with the Lake Arrowhead Communities being the base for recreation activity in the San Bernardino National Forest. There are numerous hiking trails in the area with the Pacific Crest Trail passing within a few miles of the Lake Arrowhead. There are also three Picnic Areas with BBQs, restrooms, and spectacular views of the valley below. Water sports are available throughout the summer and early fall. As Lake Arrowhead is a private lake owned by the homeowners of Arrowhead Woods, visitors who are not guests of property owners have very limited use of the lake*.
Nearby Lake Gregory is a public, County Park with swimming, boating, fishing, and a giant water slide. Stream fishing, off road vehicle areas, mountain biking, and equestrian trails are nearby and great snow skiing and cross country skiing are only 25 minutes away. Wildhaven Ranch and Strawberry Peak Fire Lookout add to the “things to see and do” list while visiting the area. The Rim of the World Parks and Recreation District sponsors youth and adult sports leagues as well as a variety of other programs. Organized youth sports available in the area include Little League Baseball, Pop Warner Football and AYSO. For seniors, there is a very active Senior Center in the Twin Peaks area.
*Visitors to the area can access Lake Arrowhead by water skiing through the McKenzie Water Ski School, or on foot by strolling the boardwalk at Lake Arrowhead Village.
For more information about our lake visit the Arrowhead Lake Association. Begin planning your Lake Arrowhead visit here.