You're bound to experience something new with a trip to Grout Bay Picnic Area.
Big Bear Lake, 390 miles (628 kilometers) away from the capital of the state, Sacramento, is where you will find it.
With just about 14 possible accommodations located within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Grout Bay Picnic Area, you should not have any trouble finding something comfortable. The Inn at Fawnskin, the Noon Lodge at Mallard Bay and the Lagonita Lodge are a few that are recommended, and they're only 0.6 miles (1.0 kilometer), 1 mile (2 kilometers) and 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, respectively.
In the surrounding area, there are some great value accommodations perfect for making your daily allowance stretch that much further. Some such places are the Wolf Creek Resort and the Big Bear Lakefront Lodge.
There are a few upmarket establishments within easy commuting distance, perfect in case you're feeling like you need a little pampering. The Club At Big Bear Village and Bear Lassen Chalet are solid choices that are worthy of your consideration.
In need of a break from all that exploring? Swing by North Shore Cafe (39226 North Shore Drive, Fawnskin), only 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away, for a cup of local brew and a quick refreshment.