Where to Play and Enjoy The Snow


Day Trips To See The Snow

Snow is a very rare occurrence here!  Some children don’t even know what snow is!  There are places to drive to through that allow you to introduce your children to snow and all the fun you can have in it.   Let’s explore together some great places for a snow day trip!

Ventura County Mom Collective has you covered. Use this guide as a starting point for planning a trip to see and play in the snow. Most of the following will require a drive and possibly an overnight stay (depending on how adventurous you feel).

CLICK each location for more details.  Please check each location’s information carefully before heading out.

Snow Places (5)

24510 State Highway 2, Wrightwood, CA 92397

WINTER IS HERE and the Yeti’s Snow Play at Mountain High’s East Resort is open with REAL SNOW. Celebrate the season with $20 tickets this weekend only. (Purchase on-site.) The Yeti and his friends are waiting to see you. Remember to dress warmly, bring your gloves, and appropriate shoes.

Open Friday-Sunday, 10am-4pm

  • Snow Play only. (Tubing, sledding, and scenic sky chair rides are coming soon!)
  • Food & Retail
  • Tables with firepits
  • Photo ops with the Yeti and friends
  • FREE Parking

Please Note

  • A ticket is necessary to be on the snow.
  • Attendance is limited. Please arrive early for the best experience.
  • No outside food or drinks.
  • Personal tubes, sleds, and snow equipment are not permitted.
  • Please, no dogs or pets on the snow.


Snow Places

Big Bear
800 Wildrose LaneBig Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909) 866-4626

The Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain Recreation Area in Big Bear Lake, home of the world-famous Alpine Slide, offers family fun activities year round. The Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain is home to Southern California’s only authentic bobsled experience. Begin with a scenic chairlift ride to the top. From there, riders navigate their own individually controlled sleds, each with Teflon runners and ball bearing wheels, down their choice of two quarter-mile long cement tracks filled with high-banked turns and long straightaways.

Daily: 10am – 4pm
Night Sessions
Friday – Saturday: 5pm – 9pm
Holidays: 5pm – 9pm

General Admission: $40.00
Small Child Ticket: $25.00


Snow Places (1)

42825 Big Bear Blvd Big Bear Lake,
CA 92315

SNOW TUBING – $12 per person
Day and Night Tubing

Natural and man-made snow combine to give a great base for inner tubing, building snowmen, and other family fun!

The former ski area known as Rebel Ridge, which introduced snowmaking to Southern California in the late 1950’ s, has been a family favorite for inner tubing through generations as parents who grew up sliding here are now bringing their kids. Now families can make memories there at night too, as Big Bear Snow Play opens for after dark tubing sessions Fridays, Saturdays and holiday periods from 5-9 pm.

Bringing a new twist to night snow play with colored lights.

Now families can make memories at night too, as Big Bear Snow Play opens for after dark tubing sessions Fridays, Saturdays and holiday periods from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Red, blue, green even black light. Inner tubing after dark is cast under a whole new light at Big Bear Snow Play.

Winter Hours:
Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 5pm

General Admission: $40.00
Small Child Ticket: $25.00


Snow Places (2)

GRIZZLY RIDGE TUBE PARK – At Big Bear Mountain Resort
880 Summit Blvd. Big Bear Lake
CA 92315

Located at Snow Summit, the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park is great for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. Skip the hiking and take a magic carpet to the top of the tube park, then slide down our 3 (three) 300-foot tubing lanes as fast as you can in one of our high-speed tubes. The Grizzly Ridge Tube Park is scheduled to open daily starting Dec. 23. Date subject to change based on weather and conditions.

Adult (age 13+) – $24-$49
Child (age 12 & under, restrictions apply) – $20-$39

General Admission: $40.00
Small Child Ticket: $25.00


Snow Places (3)

Running Springs, CA  92382
(909) 867-2640

For Family friendly day out! Southern California’s largest & oldest snow tubing park. 

Monday thru Friday -10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.*

CASH only, ATM provided
$20 per person, per hour

$10 per vehicle




Snow Places (4)

8401 Mt Baldy Rd. Mt Baldy, CA 91759
(909) 982.0800

Take a serene alpine lift ride to the Top of the Notch recreation area for snow-play at an elevation of nearly 7,800ft. The tubing park is made up of lanes for sliding and walking with a stoping hill at the bottom. We provide tubes with a hard shell sliding surface and inflated inner tube for a smooth ride. Be sure to dress warm for a fun-filled snow-play experience!


• Check-in at designated time
• 20 min Sugar Pine chair lift ride up
• 2+Hrs Snow Tubing & enjoy the mountain
• Chair lift ride down at designed departure time




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Cascia was born and raised in the Arizona heat. While receiving her Pre-Med degree at HIU in California, a blonde, surfing, skateboarding boy stole her heart. In 2004, she married Chuck and had many adventures living in Arizona, California and Colorado. They now call Simi Valley home and have three wild and curious children - Becker (10), Bodie (7) and Lyla (6). She has been blessed to be a teacher, summer camp staff/program director, SAHM and now the owner of Ventura County Mom Collective. Playing guitar, writing songs, and reading any and every parenting book helps keep her sane and happy! A good cup of coffee or a bubbly La Croix can usually be found in her hand! She tries to live by the motto "I'd rather recover from failure than live with regret.


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