Black Bears  Photo: Karen Parashkevov
Black Bears
Photo: Karen Parashkevov

Earth Day Celebration 

Saturday, April 25th (rain date Sunday, April 26th) Come to the bear den at 10:30 am to make treats for the Bears. They will come out of their dens to gobble them up at 11:00. Enjoy family-friendly fun, displays and activities with an Earth-friendly focus. See spring-themed animal enrichment. Get a free native tree-seedling (one seedling per household).  Parking at BMSP: $8/vehicle. Admission to Trailside: suggested donation $1/person.


Pitch In!
Pitch In!


Saturday, May 2nd 9:30 am to 1 pm. Pitch in at Trailside Museums and Zoo with landscape beautification, fencing painting and invasive weed management. Bring: water, snacks, lunch & work gloves. Wear: work clothes, sneakers/boots (no flip flops). If under 15, must be accompanied by an adult. Register at www.ptny.org/ilovemypark.

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.