The modern visitor center has engaging exhibits on the park's ecosystem and indigenous tribes as well as a gift shop, clean toilets, (slow) wi-fi and friendly rangers to answer questions and help you plan your day. …
The preserve’s main visitor center is in a gracefully restored, 1920s Spanish Mission–style railway depot. The knowledgeable rangers can help you plan your day. There are also nicely presented natural- and cultural-…
Built partly underground, the stone walls of the park visitor center blend beautifully with the mountain backdrop, while inside are top-notch displays and audiovisual presentations. It's surrounded by a desert garde…
Nonprofit visitor center dispenses information and maps on all outdoor-related activities around Big Bear, including camping. Also sells the National Forest Adventure Pass.
Small downtown branch of the regional tourist office. Also houses a historical research library and free public computers in a renovated 1941 library building.
Well-stocked and well-staffed visitor center in a 1965 Albert Frey–designed gas station at the Palm Springs Aerial Tram turnoff, 3 miles north of downtown.
Volunteer-staffed nonprofit organization. Maintains two museums and offers guided tours focusing on local history, architecture and celebrities.
Has seasonal ranger programs, backcountry information and road-condition updates. It’s about 20 miles north of I-40 via Essex Rd.
The busiest visitor center has exhibits, books and souvenirs and is just south of 29 Palms Hwy/Hwy 62 on the northern perimeter.
Free wi-fi and internet terminals, but at 1.5 miles east of Palm Canyon Dr it's not in a very convenient location.