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Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve

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The boardwalk gives a great view of the marsh

The boardwalk is a break place to walk in the evenings. There are great views over three marsh and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Kim L
Irvine, California
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good for a walk along the lake or on the bike path

we were in Big Bear four-month and walked along the lake several times and also walked on the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Los Angeles California
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4 Sep 2017
“The boardwalk gives a great view of the marsh”
10 Jul 2017
“Completely dry”
Stanfield Cutoff and Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92314
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The boardwalk is a break place to walk in the evenings. There are great views over three marsh and the sunset is beautiful. It's also a very easy walk with 2 sections.

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There was no water in this, nor in the lake at the other end of Big Bear Lake, so there was no wildlife either.

Thank eddydctx
Reviewed 10 July 2017

we were in Big Bear four-month and walked along the lake several times and also walked on the asphalt bike path which is very convenient.

Thank CAK45
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Boardwalks and marshes are a perfect combination for nature lovers. This location has tremendous potential. We have visited this site twice, both times in the summer. The marsh is an easterly extension of Big Bear Lake, east of a road called the Stanfield Cutoff. The...More

1  Thank Skytrekker
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Stanfield Marsh walkway is a beautiful nature walk! We recommend it for anyone visiting Big Bear Lake, CA!

2  Thank beckysouix
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We just needed a short break from the road. This short walk provided the perfect opportunity. Looks like the boardwalk was recently refurbished. Looks great! Note that there is a porter potty, nut it was horribly dirty. Would certainly make this part of a return...More

Thank MyAngel037
Reviewed 7 November 2015

In 1982 this 45 acres preserve was established as a restored habitat for winter waterfowl, bald eagles, osprey and pelicans. We were lucky to be visiting for the first snowfall of winter 2015. The fall foliage brought vivid colors to the trees and the marsh...More

3  Thank Walker S
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had a nice mid-morning stroll on the boardwalk overlook the marshland. Lots of birds and little critters heard scurrying thru' the grasses. Even saw an eagle fly over--what a nice treat. Ez walk for less agile folks or a nice bike ride. Go as...More

Thank wendy0061
Reviewed 22 August 2015

There is a nice above water trail that takes you on the edge of the lake. Its a nice place to walk or jog and take some nice pictures.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This boardwalk trail overlooks the marsh at the east end of Big Bear Lake. It is a great place for seeing water birds and other marsh-loving animals. It's the quiet end of the lake where no boats or swimmers are allowed. A very peaceful, relatively...More

Thank Francene L
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