There are plenty of things to do around the LBBC:

Picnic and Hoops

There is an association park up the road where you can grill, shoot some hoops or have a game of horse.



Less than a mile from the cottage is "The Big Bear Lake Pathway" hiking trail. This 2.2 mile trail is a great way to view the natural habitat.


Snowmobile and ATV's

There are plenty of trails around the LBBC. "The North Branch Trail" connects to all the major snowmobile trails.


Hunters and Sportsmen

State land surrounds the LBBC. In these areas you will find plenty of wildlife including turkey and deer.

Horseback Riding

Liberty Valley Ranch (4301 Hayes Tower Road, Gaylord, MI 49735) is located 8 miles west of Gaylord and about 30 minutes from the LBBC.  They require an appointment.  Phone number is 989.731.0149.


Skiing and Golfing

Known as the "Golf Mecca of the Midwest", the Gaylord area is a golfer's paradise! Only 20 minutes away, Treetops provides PGA class golfing along with world class skiing. They lay claim to Michigan's Longest half-pipe.