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Loki--Eastern Coyote photo: Jessica Munich
Loki–Eastern Coyote
photo: Jessica Munich

Alert: Trailside Closing

Trailside will be CLOSED Monday through Friday due to construction project. Most likely, the closing will be through February. Please check back for updates.

Trailside will be OPEN Saturdays and Sundays during this time period.

During the closing, there will be NO access to Trailside from any point of entry. The closing of Trailside is due to a major construction project at the Pool Bathhouse.

Hikers, please use the blue-blazed bypass trail to stay on the Appalachian Trail. Follow the blue blazes around the outside perimeter of Trailside to reconnect with the white blazed AT.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

 Myth of the Woolly Bear

Woolly Bear
Pyrrharctia isabella

Click here to watch Science Friday video featuring Bear Mountain’s own Woolly Bear and Edwin McGowan, Director of Science and Trailside Museums and Zoo.