Big Bear Retreat Center (BBRC) is nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains of California  about 2.5 hours from Los Angeles at an elevation of 7,000 feet.  The campus, which is surrounded by a a forest of beautiful pine and some ancient trees, includes separate buildings for dining, meditating and 11 cabins for sleeping. 

Each cabin is a single-story residence buildings with double and single rooms, a living room and a kitchen.  

Weather is seasonal in Big Bear with snow in the winter and temperatures below freezing and beautiful weather in the summer with highs in the 80’s.

The campus is spread out with hiking trails that connect into the national forest.  It is about a mile from the town and Big Bear Lake.  For more information visit

1000 Sugarpine Road, Big Bear City, California 92314

Programs and Classes



Experience Levels

Multi Day Retreat [In-Person] When Awareness Becomes Natural

Starts Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Ends Tuesday, August 23, 2022
6 nights

at Big Bear Retreat Center

Multi Day Retreat [In-Person] Love and Rest

Starts Thursday, September 15, 2022
Ends Tuesday, September 20, 2022
5 nights

at Big Bear Retreat Center

Multi Day Retreat [In-Person] Rest in Simplicity

Starts Monday, November 14, 2022
Ends Sunday, November 20, 2022
6 nights

at Big Bear Retreat Center

Multi Day Retreat [In-Person] Awakening in the New Year

Starts Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Ends Monday, January 2, 2023
5 nights

at Big Bear Retreat Center

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