PRESS RELEASE: Big Bear Mountain Resort
E-Bikes are now allowed on select trails at Big Bear Mountain Resort's Summit Bike Park. Per the U.S. Forest Service, the Summit Bike Park is now open to class 1 pedal-assist electric mountain bikes. Class 2 and 3 e-bikes are prohibited and all bikes will be inspected prior to loading on chairlifts.
The Forest Service approval does not apply to the entire extended Summit Bike Park trail system. Several trails that route through (or extend beyond) the resort property will remain off-limits to e-bikes.
E-bikes are not allowed on non-motorized USFS trails in the Big Bear valley but are permitted on all roads and trails that are open to motor vehicles. Motor vehicle use map for the region available here