Lake Arrowhead, CA
Glorious mountain views in a peaceful memorial forest, just one hour west of Big Bear.
Glorious mountain views, one hour west of
Big Bear
Return to the earth naturally in a 51-acre memorial forest in the San Bernardino Mountains
What makes our Lake Arrowhead forest special:
  • Striking views from Mt. San Gorgonio to the Pacific Ocean
  • Towering native trees species, including ponderosa pine, incense cedar, and giant black oak.
  • Watch the video see the sights and hear the sounds of this peaceful forest.
What’s offered
in Lake Arrowhead
A beautiful place for your loved ones to visit
Nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains, discover a diverse mix of towering conifer trees in this beautiful ridgetop forest, including ponderosa pines, incense cedars and black oaks.
A private spot for your memorial
Choose a spot that speaks to you. Whether you’re inspired by endless “Rim of the World” vistas, a cozy cedar-lined slope, or serene and sun-filled natural tree clearings, you’re sure to find the perfect place to create new memories.
A forest getaway nestled into the mountains
Located just one hour west of Big Bear, and 15 minutes from the resort town of Lake Arrowhead, enjoy unforgettable vistas of the San Gabriel Mountains and sweeping views across the Inland Empire.
How it works
01
Get to know us
Let us introduce ourselves and answer your questions. Learn about how we maintain our forests or how we help with personalized planning.
02
Tour a forest
Experience the sights and sounds of the forest and learn what makes each section unique. Tour online from the comfort of home or in-person with one of our forest stewards.
03
Gather your loved ones
When it’s time, your ashes are mixed with soil and returned to the base of your tree during a personalized memorial ceremony.
04
Leave a legacy
Give your loved ones a beautiful place to remember you and help protect a forest for future generations.
More about Better Place Forests
A beautiful place for you and your loved ones.
Serving you in life and beyond
During your tree selection
Explore our Lake Arrowhead forest and the surrounding area with a free, guided online tour from an advisor.
At your memorial ceremony
Our forest stewards ensure your memorial ceremony honors your wishes and provides your loved ones with a beautiful way to celebrate your story.
For years to come
From travel support to ensuring a peaceful visit, our local stewards are here for you and your loved ones.
Ready to learn more?
Schedule your free online tour of our Lake Arrowhead forest today.
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