Five Things To Know When Hiking The Eastern Sierras

This area of California surrounding Big Rock Resort is one of the best places to hike in the world. Whether you’re in the mood for a leisurely trek with the whole family or an epic journey with a buddy, there’s a trail around here just for you. Either way, it’s important to be prepared for… Read more »

Reasons to Rent a Pontoon Boat in June Lake

At the Big Rock Resort marina, you can rent a pontoon boat to enjoy on June Lake. The pontoon boat can handle up to 7 people, which is significantly more capacity than most boats. Pontoon boats are a lot like floating barges which sit on two “pontoons,” which look like torpedoes. Thanks to their gas-powered… Read more »

Spending Time Outdoors is Good For Your Health

Pity prisoners in jail cells who never get to enjoy the outdoors– or office cubicle workers working under fluorescent lights in buildings with no windows. The thing is, spending time outdoors is good for you– it really is. Did you know research shows people exercise easier when outdoors? A study was done using cyclists pedaling… Read more »

What’s So Fun About Kayaking on June Lake?

When visiting Big Rock Resort, many ask us about some the best ways to experience beautiful June Lake. One of our foremost suggestions is always kayaking, an activity that is fun and accessible for the entire family. But what’s so fun about paddling around in a boat all by yourself? Isn’t it difficult? It can… Read more »

Why Renting A Boat is an Ideal Activity for Family Vacations

Bringing the whole family out for a fantastic vacation in the Eastern Sierra Mountains is a wonderful and relaxing time for all ages. From the hiking and swimming to the boating and fishing, there is no shortage of fun activities for everyone to enjoy. One of the best ways to enjoy the placid and pristine… Read more »

Why Eating the Fish You Catch is Good For Your Health (and Taste Buds)

When you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of “the city,” escape to June Lake, CA, and rent a cabin at Big Rock Resort. Located right on the lake, Big Rock Resort offers cabin packages which include the use of a fishing boat. June Lake is a subalpine lake in Mono County,… Read more »

What Occasions Call for a Fishing Trip?

One of the best memories you can give your kids is taking them on a fishing trip when they’re young. It’s an adventure, for sure, as you leave home and head to “the great outdoors,” where you’re surrounded by nature and all its splendor. What occasions call for a fishing trip? Well, a father-son or… Read more »

Did You Know Fishing Is Good For Your Health?

A guy calls his boss and says, “I can’t come to work today.” The boss asks why and the guy replies, “It’s my eyes.” “What’s wrong with your eyes?” asks the boss. “I just can’t see myself coming to work, so I’m going fishing instead.” Fishing is a wonderful escape from work and the demands… Read more »

California Fishing Season Will Be In Full Force At Big Rock Resort

It’s no secret to the rest of the world that California has been experiencing harmful droughts for some time now. For that reason, we’re asked quite frequently if there is any water in June Lake at all. The answer? Of course there’s water in June Lake. While water levels are certainly down, there’s certainly enough… Read more »

Thinking of Booking a June Lake Hotel? Why Not Rent a Cabin?

These days, travelers seem to have more options for accommodations than ever. Because different people seek different on-the-go experiences, we tend to view this as a good thing. Some travelers appreciate the reliable comfort of a hotel, which usually has a convenient location and plenty of privacy. Others choose to rent a residence so they… Read more »