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Bear Valley

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Sierra Highway 4 narrows to one lane in many places. There are a few Bear Valley's in the state of California. This 'Bear Valley' is famous for it's snow skiing & located in the High Sierra back country, on the winding Hwy 4 in the middle of Stanislaus National Forest, surrounded by wilderness all the way around. An outdoors enthusiast playground for backpacking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, off-roading, kayaking, mountain biking, snow mobiling, you name it.
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elevation: 7073' population: 133 zip code: 95223


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Alpine County
NE of Angels Camp
on Hwy 4



  • Backpacking
  • Back Roads Exploration
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Snow Ski
  • Wineries
  • hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobile Rentals
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Stanislaus National Forest
  • El Dorado National Forest
  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park
  • Lake Alpine Snow Park
  • Spicer Snow Park
  • Stanislaus River
  • bear valley campgrounds

    Calaveras Big Trees State Park
    Big Meadow Campground
    Silvertip Group Campground
    Silver Creek Group Camp

    tent camping

    High Sierra Nevada mountains, inside Stanislaus National Forest. Small mountain village with lakes & cabins

    nearby towns:
    Angels Camp
    local links:

    Bear Valley Business Association

    Bear Valley Ski Resort
    Lake Alpine Sno-Park
    Bear Valley Cross Country
    Bear Valley Music Festival
    Bear Valley Snowmobile
    Death Ride - Sierra Biking
    Lake Alpine

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