Check out this graphic to understand what is going on with Forest Service funds. Then do something to help your trails.  usfs-fundingHere are some options:

  1. Share your voice: Trails Meeting at Big Bear Discovery Center, This Monday 9/19, 5:30pm.
  2. Share your money: donate and get a sticker, hat or t-shirt. They are cool looking and our treasurer, Robert Prince, has been working hard at getting our backend financials set up and ready to go:
  3. Channel your Amazon purchasing power: go to and choose the Big Bear Valley Trails Foundation as your charity.
  4. Share your time: jump in with an Adopt-A-Trail group and take care of a trail.
  5. Adopt-Your-Own-Trail: yes, you can have your own little piece of stewardship in the National Forest near Big Bear: