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Trailside Events for 2022

Monarch Butterfly on yellow flower at Trailside Museums and Zoo

Biodiversity Celebration

Sat., September 24th11:00 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.

Halloween Pumpkins at Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

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

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 17th • 11:00 am at Bear Den

Rain/snow date: Sun, Dec. 18th

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!