Located in the San Bernardino National Forest, Lake Arrowhead is the premier mountain resort community is Southern California.
Whether you are looking for hiking, cycling, fly fishing, bird watching, or just revitalizing your soul, you will discover what so many others have, including the who’s who of the movie and film industry. Lake Arrowhead is the hidden jewel of Southern California just waiting for you to discover…or rediscover…its beauty, charm, friendly people, and clean fresh air!
Once you arrive, you will discover that this beautiful mountain home is just a short walk down a mountain path to beautiful Lake Arrowhead. Hike the trails, fish for rainbow trout, go for a swim in the beautiful blue lake, or spend some time relaxing a mile high above the hustle and bustle of city life.
Walk about 1 mile along historic Old North Shore Road to the Tavern Bay Beach Club. Tavern Bay Beach Club is private, but your stay includes a membership card allowing you access.
Lake Arrowhead Village is less than a 10 minute drive from Old North Shore Road. You will find shopping, dining, and a kid’s fun park. A must-do is a ride on the Arrowhead Queen Paddle Boat. Learn about the history of the Lake, see some celebrity homes, and maybe even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle. For those interested in water skiing, Mackenzie Water Ski School is available for lessons and charter ski trips.
There are several other charming communities in the Lake Arrowhead area that have amenities to offer including Blue Jay, Cedar Glen, and Twin Peaks.
For you outdoor enthusiasts, hiking trails are nearby including the renowned Pacific Crest Trail, which passes just north of Lake Arrowhead. Travel out Hook Creek Road to Splinter’s Cabin and you will discover Deep Creek Recreational Area. You can fly fish, swim, or hike along the pristine shores of Deep Creek. Other popular hiking trails include North Shore Trail, The Pinnacles, and The Hot Springs.
In the winter time, you will find that Snow Valley Ski Resort is close by and offers all levels of skiing from beginning to advanced. There is also a “tubing” park as well as countless locations for snow play. If you are traveling up in the winter time, it is highly recommended that you carry chains, even if you own a 4 wheel drive. One of the big advantages of this home during the winter time is that it is located on a private road, that has private snow plowing. Old North Shore Road crosses State Hwy 173, which is one of the first roads to be plowed and is continually maintained during snow storms. For those reasons, access in and out of Old North Shore Road is excellent even in bad weather.
Bring your family, bring your friends, but leave your cares behind. Regardless of how long you stay, you will return home refreshed, revitalized, and planning your next trip to Old North Shore Lodge.