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

Alert: Trailside Closing

Trailside will be CLOSED Monday through Friday: through Friday, December 19th

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

During the Winter Holidays, Trailside will be OPEN daily from Saturday, December 20th through Sunday, January 4th. HOWEVER, Trailside will be closed Thursday, December 25th (Christmas Day). After the Holidays, Trailside will be closed weekdays due to the ongoing construction project.

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. Please check back for updates.

 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.