Celebrate Saturday May 21st

BEAR Awareness Day!


Both Black Bears and Grizzlies will take center stage as Big Bear Alpine Zoo joins other zoos and animal sanctuaries around the country in celebrating the final day of Bear Awareness Week.  Zoo keepers will be highlighting the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s Black Bears and Grizzlies, Saturday May 21st with hourly enrichment presentations from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 P.M. 

In addition to the Bear-centric Keeper talks, there will be educational activities, games, and crafts for kids of all ages beginning at 11:00 A.M. and closing at 2:00 P.M.  Saturday May 21st come and celebrate the final day of Bear Awareness Week at the Zoo at 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. Saturday afternoon. 

Located in Big Bear Lake at 43285 Goldmine Drive, Big Bear Alpine Zoo opens at 10:00 A.M., closing by 4:00 2:00 P.M.  For more information about Bear Awareness Week call (909) 878-4200 or (909) 584-1299. 

The Big Bear Alpine Zoo is a wildlife animal sanctuary, rehabilitation and education center founded in 1959 and is operated and owned by the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District. 

The Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo was formed in 1989 as a non-profit public benefit corporation whose purpose is to support the Big Bear Alpine Zoo through: (1) Educating the public regarding treatment, protection, and conservation of wildlife; (2) Recruiting and coordinating zoo volunteers; and (3) Fundraising.