The San Gorgonio Wilderness Association (SGWA) hosts many special events during the year including campfire programs, ranger talks, and film festivals. There are also a wide variety of volunteer opportunities including wilderness patrol, creek clean-up days, and staffing visitor centers. For more information, please visit the volunteer sign-up list and calendar on this website.
There are a wide variety of events that take place in and near the Big Bear Discovery Center. Kayak or canoe Big Bear Lake, join a naturalist for a hike or campfire program, learn how to pan for gold or build a birdhouse, or enjoy some Music in the Mountains! For more information, please visit the Southern California Mountains Foundation Events Page.