Trailside Events and Upcoming Programs

Bald Eagle at Trailside Zoo

Little Cubs Programs

Storytime toddler program at the Bear Mountain Inn, Tuesdays at 10am

Stories, crafts, and nature learning for caregivers and young children. Registration is required – email for information and to register.

Fall dates: 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24

Monarch Butterfly on yellow flower at Trailside Museums and Zoo

Biodiversity Celebration


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 28th • 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Come to the bear den at 10:30 to make bear treats, then 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, matching games & crafts. Wear your favorite not-so-spooky Halloween costume!

Bear admiring Christmas tree

Beary Merry Holiday

Sat., December 16th • 10:30 am at Bear Den

Rain/snow date: Sun, Dec. 17th

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!