Roy Rogers – Happy Trails at Big Bear Lake

This video tells of Roy Rogers and Dale Evens, and their involvement in the Big Bear Lake community back in the 1940’s & 1950’s. It includes clips from a few Movies and TV shows that Roy and Dale filmed in and around Big Bear. The images for this video were provided...

Roy Rogers – Happy Trails at Big Bear Lake

This video tells of Roy Rogers and Dale Evens, and their involvement in the Big Bear Lake community back in the 1940’s & 1950’s. It includes clips from a few Movies and TV shows that Roy and Dale filmed in and around Big Bear. The images for this video were provided...

Hollywood Discovers Big Bear

A Hollywood movie set at the old Pine Knot Lodge at Big Bear Lake in the 1920’s – Rick Keppler collection. In March of 1911, a film company from Hollywood, called the Essanay Company, arrived at the Pine Crest Resort near Lake Arrowhead. They unloaded their equipment,...

Cecil B. DeMille

Hollywood producer/director Cecil B. DeMille used Big Bear Lake as a film set for many years. He had a home on the lake, and was a familiar face in the Big Bear community. – Rick Keppler collection. Famous film director/producer Cecil B. DeMille was one of the first...

Cedar Lake, Film Set

The old Cedar Lake mill. – Rick Keppler collection A couple miles west of the Big Bear village, up in the hills off of USFS road 2N10, nestled in the woods, is a small manmade lake. This lake is the home of the Cedar Lake Christian Camp that provides lodging and...

The Story of Cedar Lake

A couple miles west of the Big Bear village, up in the hills off of USFS road 2N10, nestled in the woods, is a small manmade lake, which is the home of the Cedar Lake Christian Camp.  Today it  provides lodging and camping accommodations to private groups, and is also...