Stay at Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins for Fall Fun in Lake Arrowhead
As summer winds down in the forest in the San Bernardino Mountains, autumn is getting ready to begin its spectacular colorful show of trees turning brilliant colors of red, orange, and yellow. Be sure to bring your camera!
While staying at Pine Rose have fun making homemade soup or chili, to baking cookies or apple pies, in our fully equipped kitchen. Savor the warmth of a real wood burning fireplace and cook up “some s’mores”. Our Pine Rose hiking trail is easy way to explore the forest with lots of pinecones!
Corks & Hops Festival – Downtown Crestline
Saturdays, September 7th & October 5th, 3 pm – 8 pm
Check out this fun mountain wine and craft beer tasting festival in a small mountain town just 3-miles from Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins next to Lake Gregory. Enjoy live music, a curated artisan fair, and lots of tasty food from local restaurants and food vendors. A shuttle is available to take you throughout town to all of the Pour Stations, shopping and entertainment stages. Get your tickets online.
38th Annual Lake Arrowhead Village Oktoberfest at Lake Arrowhead Village
Every Saturday & Sunday, September 14th – October 27th, Noon – 7 pm
You know that it’s fall in the San Bernardino Mountains when it’s time for Oktoberfest! Enjoy lots of German fun, games, music, dancing, Bratwurst, and beer. Admission is free, so put on your lederhosen and dirndls for a great time next to Lake Arrowhead.
45th Annual Lake Arrowhead Home Tour – “Art & Living in Lake Arrowhead”
Saturday, September 21st 9am – 5 pm
This year’s Home Tour features 5 amazing estates in the Lake Arrowhead communities. Explore the private lake up close and experience the beauty of these magnificent homes. Make it a weekend at Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins and attend the Friday night, September 20th “VIP Gala at Meadow Bay Estates” from 5pm – 8pm, and then on Saturday night, after the Home Tour, go to the “Art & Living After Party” at Tavern Bay Beach Club. Get your tickets soon, they go fast!
17th Annual Porsche Timeline Exhibition – Lake Arrowhead Village
Saturday, September 28th 10 am – 4 pm
Calling all Porsche enthusiasts! Have a fun day at Lake Arrowhead Village and see a “Car Exhibition Showcase – The Evolution of Porsche Automobiles”. This free event is also going on during the 38th Annual Lake Arrowhead Village Oktoberfest, so you can enjoy all of the German music, food, beer and fun!
11th Annual Blue Jay Quilt Walk – Quilter’s Harvest
Saturday, September 28th 10 am – 5 pm
Be sure to go to the Blue Jay Quilt Walk in downtown Blue Jay, just 2 miles from Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins. Sponsored by Willow Woods Quilt Guild, you’ll want to see beautiful quilts displayed throughout Blue Jay Village. View these amazing artistic quilts from 10 ma – 1 pm, and the auction begins at 1 pm. They will make perfect Christmas gifts! The Mountain Fifes & Drums Colonial Marching Band will perform at noon. There will be a Library Book Sale, too.
13th Annual Pine Cone Festival – Great Fun for the Whole Family
Saturday, October 5th 9:30 am – 4 pm
This annual event is the perfect way to celebrate autumn. The day is full of great fun including Pine Cone Craft contests, World’s Largest Pine Cone Contest, Free Games, great food, talented Artisans, Craft Vendors, and even Smokey the Bear will be there. All of this and more located at Rim Nordic in Running Springs on Hwy-18 about 10 miles east from Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins.
Lake Arrowhead Queen Boat Tour – Lake Arrowhead Village
This is a must on your list of things to do. Open 7-days a week (weather permitting), take a 50-minute narrated tour of Lake Arrowhead on a charming enclosed paddle wheel boat. Experience the splendor of autumn as you sit back and enjoy the beautiful views of the lake, lakefront homes, and learn about the local history. Get your tickets and tour times at Leroy’s Store (dockside near the boat ramp).
SkyPark at Santa’s Village – An Outdoor North Pole Adventure Park in the Forest
28950 Hwy-18, Skyforest
A great family alpine adventure featuring outdoor attractions, shops, restaurants, pubs and exciting entertainment. Everyone will enjoy zip lining, hiking, mountain biking, archery, rock-wall climbing, fishing and more! Only 5 miles east of Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins. You may even see Santa getting ready for the holiday season. Be sure to check for hours of operation during autumn.
Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park – Bring Your Mountain Bike or Rent One
Hwy-18 Running Springs, (across from Snow Valley Ski Resort) Open Saturday & Sunday
Take a mountain bike ride in the National Forest at Rim Nordic Mountain Bike Park for up close views of fall colors. Enjoy over 15 miles of biking trails for a great day of fun. Be sure to check for times and prices, free parking, restrooms, a Bike and Rental Shop, and snacks are available, too. Click here for a downloadable Bike Trails Map.
Trails to Hike – San Bernardino National Forest
Take a hike! There is no better way to see the beauty of the forest in fall than to hike in the woods. Get up close to the sights and sounds of nature on one of our many hiking trails. From easy strolling trails to the challenging and famous Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, there’s a trail fit for everyone. Just click here to see all of our local hiking trails, and choose the one that’s right for you. No matter which trail, be sure to always wear the right clothing, bring water and sunscreen, and remember the “take in – take out” rule of keeping the forest clean, and no picking of flowers, or building fires. Most trails require an Adventure Parking Pass that you can purchase for $5 at Lake Arrowhead Communities Chamber of Commerce in Lake Arrowhead Village.
Lake Gregory – Downtown Crestline
Go fish! Even though it’s autumn, you can still go fishing, kayaking, and paddle boarding at Lake Gregory, just 2-miles from Arrowhead Pine Rose Cabins. This charming lake is nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest, and the colors of the turning leaves just makes your day on the lake even better. The lake is well stocked with Brown and Rainbow Trout, and is one of the best ‘catch & release fishing spots around. Plus, they have a great Dog Park.
Lake Arrowhead Village Lollipop Park – Great Fun For the Kids
Take your little ones to this lakeside Amusement Center at the peninsula of the Lake Arrowhead Village. Not only is there an awesome view of the lake, but the kids will love the Bumper Cars, Go Karts, Miniature Golf, Swinging Pirate Ship, a Merry-Go-Round Carousel, Train Rides, a Fun House, and a Playground. So exciting!
Local Dining & Shopping – So Much to Choose From
There are so many options for local dining and shopping in the Lake Arrowhead Communities. Explore the 50 waterfront shops, specialty foods, gift stores, brand outlet stores, and pubs and restaurants at Lake Arrowhead Village. Or go antique hopping and treasure hunting at many of our hidden gems throughout the mountain. Plus, we have so many amazing restaurants serving everything from authentic Mexican food, Artisan Pizza, and Sushi, to old-fashioned hamburger joints and Gastro Pubs. Click here for ILoveLakeArrowhead.com for all of your shopping and dining listings.