Kids can make their very own pinecone birdfeeder to take home. Free!
Join a Discovery Center Naturalist to explore how the forest changes as the sun goes down. Meet at Serrano campground kiosk at 7:00pm. Hikes are not strenuous and designed for all skill levels. Free!
Join the Discovery Center and the Big Bear Valley Astronomical Society for an educational and entertaining evening program to teach visitors about the San Bernardino National Forest night sky. Sponsored by California Land Management. Suggested donation $5. Your donations help keep our programs free!
Come learn how to pan for gold! Children will learn the process of gold panning, using real panning equipment. The "gold" is pyrite, and children can take home their findings along with an informational handout and a certificate! Fee: $3
Join us for a 45 minute walk to learn about the local plant life, wildlife, and some very interesting historical facts. This is a great activity for families and individuals who want to gain a greater appreciation of our National Forest. Nature walks are not strenuous and designed for all levels of physical conditioning. Free!