Trailside Museums & Zoo is CLOSED

until further notice.

CANCELED: Little Cubs Story Time, Earth Day & I Love My Park Day.

Our staff is continuing to provide excellent care for Trailside’s resident wildlife. They are observing strict social distancing requirements and disinfection practices to keep themselves and each other healthy.

NOTICE-Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please be safe. Stay home except to obtain necessities. Practice social distancing, wash hands thoroughly and follow all mandates and recommendations of Centers for Disease Control (cdc.gov), NY State and local Governments.

Call your health care provider or NYS Department of Health 1-888-364-3065 (24/7) if you or anyone in your family is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, tiredness, shortness of breath).

We hope that all of you, your families, and communities stay well. Let’s all work together to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and get through this difficult time.

FYI–The Bear Mountain Inn and all its services are CLOSED, including the Merry-Go-Round.

The WEBSITE will be updated as changes arise.


Wildlife Care: If you care, leave it there!

NYS DEC Cautions Residents Not to Disturb Fawns & Other Young Wildlife.

Learn more Click here.

 Trailside has its own Weather Station!

Trailside has its very own weather station! Click here to keep up with the current weather conditions at Trailside.