Trailside Events for 2022
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!
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.
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!
Beary Merry Holiday
Sat., December 17th • 11:00 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!