Trailside Museums & Zoo

Open Daily for Year-Round Exploration! 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Please note: The bears and coyotes go off exhibit at 4:00 pm.

Woodland Pool
Golden Ragwort

Trailside occasionally closes for visitor safety–high wind, electrical storms, & hazardous tree work.







Summer Discovery at Trailside Museums & Zoo

Summer Discovery at Turtle Pond

Make Trailside Discovery day program your child’s up-close & personal introduction to local wildlife & ecology. Sessions are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A fee of $100 per session is due with registration. Maximum 15 children per session. Click for here for information & registration.


Trailside has its own Weather Station!

Weather Station

Trailside has its very own weather station! The Acurite 5 in 1 weather sensor records temperature, rain fall, wind speed, dew point and more. The data are sent wirelessly to the weather station monitor unit for storage. This monitor is connected to a computer & uploads all the information to the desktop & share it with Weather Underground. Click here to keep up with the current weather conditions at Trailside.




Wildlife Care: If you care, leave it there!

NYS DEC Cautions Residents Not to Disturb Fawns and Other Young Wildlife. Click here to learn more.

Photo: David Baker