Ice Cream Safari + Visit with the Animals



Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo invites the Animal Friendly Community   to the Annual Ice Cream Safari, Saturday August 19th.  The Safari will be a special treat for every visitor to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo located in Big Bear Lake, at 43285 Goldmine Drive (Bear Mountain).   

The Saturday afternoon Annual Ice Cream Safari begins at 12:00 P.M/NOON with Decorative Ice Cream stations will be located throughout the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, each offering a different flavor.


Ice Cream Safari Tickets are $5 each for 5 scoops of Ice Cream. Enjoy a bowl of ice cream as you tour the Zoo. Familiarize with Animal Residents and learn about them and their Big Bear Zoo Home. 

The $5.00 Ice Cream ticket fee is in addition to the General Zoo Admission. Admission rates are: Adults $12.00; Children 3 to 10 years and seniors 60+ $9.00; under 3 years are admitted at no charge.

The 2017 Ice Cream Safari, will close by 3:00 P.M. or ‘til the ice cream runs out!

To learn more call 909-878-4200 or email or visit our website at


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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.