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Trailside Events for 2021

Monarch Butterfly on yellow flower at Trailside Museums and Zoo

Earth Day Celebration

Sat., April 17th11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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!

Bald Eagle at Trailside Zoo

Bird Festival

Sat., August 7th11:00 am – 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!

Monarch Butterfly on yellow flower at Trailside Museums and Zoo

Biodiversity Celebration

Sat., September 18th11:00 am – 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.

Halloween Pumpkins at Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Sat., October 23rd10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Come at 10:30 a.m. to make bear treats, then watch the bears explore their den 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 18th10:30 am at Bear Den

Rain/snow date: Sun, Dec. 19th

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make tasty snacks for the black bears. Celebrate the holiday season at 11:00 when the bears come out 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!