Wednesday, May 25, 2022

 ZOO CLOSED for Construction

 Monday May 23rd - Friday May 27th


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Trailside Events for 2022

Monarch Butterfly on yellow flower at Trailside Museums and Zoo

Earth Day Celebration

Sat., April 23rd • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Rain date: Sun, Apr. 24th

Come to Trailside’s Bear Den between 10:30 & 11:00 am. The zookeepers will be putting out treats & decorating the Bear Den. At 11:00 am, the bears will come out of their dens to gobble up treats. Family-friendly fun with an Earth-friendly focus! Nature-related displays & activities!  See spring-themed animal enrichment!

Monarch Butterfly on yellow flower at Trailside Museums and Zoo

Biodiversity Celebration

Sat., September 24th • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Rain date: Sun, Sept. 25th

Learn about Biodiversity & Local Habitats! Visit our Pond, River, Forest, Woodland Pool, Rocky Summit & Grassland habitat stations. Learn what you can do to promote biodiversity and help the plants and animals that call these habitats home.

Halloween Pumpkins at Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Sat., October 29th • 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Rain date: Sun, Oct. 30th

Come to watch the bears explore their den full of halloween-themed enrichment at 11:00 a.m. Learn about vultures, owls, bears & other animals. Family friendly activities –pumpkin decorating, face painting, matching games & crafts. Wear your favorite not-so-spooky Halloween costume!

Bear admiring Christmas tree

Beary Merry Holiday

Sat., December 17th11:00 am at Bear Den

Rain/snow date: Sun, Dec. 18th

Come early to the Bear Den to see the bears come out at 11:00 to unwrap their gift boxes full of delicious treats! Bear Mountain also offers a day of fun at ice rink, merry-go-round & on the many hiking trails!