Thursday, November 26, 2020

OPEN 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
INFORMATION

Information on Novel Coronavirus

Coronavirus is still spreading in New York. New Yorkers are required to wear a mask and maintain 6 feet/2M distance in public.

Events

Sat., Aug. 1st

Bird Festival

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fly on over to celebrate the birds of New York State at Trailside! Visit the bald eagle, owls, hawks & turkeys! Family friendly activities: Bird Olympics, & Great Migration Challenge!

Sat., Sept. 19th

Biodiversity Celebration

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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. Trailside is operating at 1/3 capacity, so there may be a wait to enter. Please maintain social distance and wear face mask. Allow 20 minutes to walk from parking lots to Trailside.

Thurs., Sept. 24th

Nature Walk at Bear Mountain

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join an educator from Trailside Museums & Zoo for a nature walk around Hessian Lake. Learn how to use binoculars & more about native plants & animals. Registration required. Masks required covering mouth and nose. Maintain social distance when possible. Free parking at Bear Mountain State Park. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 845-786-2701 x293.

Tues., Oct. 6th

History Walk at Bear Mountain

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join an educator from Trailside Museums & Zoo for a tour focusing on the historical significance and folklore of some native animals of New York. Tour is for history buffs ages 13 and up. Information presentation may be unsuitable for younger children. Program limited to 9 people. Meet at Trailside’s front gate. Masks required covering mouth and nose. Maintain social distance when possible. Free parking at Bear Mountain State Park. Registration required. around Hessian Lake. Learn how to use binoculars & more about native plants & animals. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 845-786-2701 x293.

Canceled to keep everyone safe during ongoing COVID 19 public health emergency.

Sat., Oct. 24th
Rain date: Sun, Oct. 25th

Boo at the Zoo

10:30 am to 3:00 pm

Canceled due to COVID 19.

Canceled to keep everyone safe during ongoing COVID 19 public health emergency.

Sat., Dec. 19th
Rain date: Sun, Dec. 20th

Beary Merry Holiday

10:30 am at Bear Den

Beary Merry Canceled due to COVID 19. Trailside will be decorated for the winter holiday season. Bundle up & come out for a wintertime walk through Trailside. Many of the animals will still be on exhibit.