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Cougar Crest Walk

Meet at the Cougar Crest Trailhead for a guided walk. Guided hikes with a Discovery Center volunteer naturalist are  available on many of your favorite Big Bear trails on weekends. Hikes will be 1 hour long, and vary from easy to moderate. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear, as well as some history.  If there is inclement weather, the hike will be cancelled. No sign-ups are required. Just meet at the trailhead and find our naturalist. Wearing layers and good hiking shoes is recommended. Bringing water is also suggested. An Adventure Pass is required for all locations .

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Categories: Discovery Center

Pinecone Birdfeeders

Join one of our naturalists at Chirp Nature Center in the Village to make your very own pinecone birdfeeder! Take it home and watch your backyard birds stop by for a treat.  The address is 40850 Village Dr., Big Bear Lake (weather dependent). Free!

    • PineCone BirdFeeder Discovery Center
Categories: Discovery Center

Woodland Trail Walk

Meet at the Woodland Trail parking lot for a guided hike with a naturalist. Guided hikes with a Discovery Center volunteer naturalist are  available on many of your favorite Big Bear trails on weekends. Hikes will be 1 hour long, and vary from easy to moderate. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear, as well as some history.  If there is inclement weather, the hike will be cancelled. No sign-ups are required. Just meet at the trailhead and find our naturalist. Wearing layers and good hiking shoes is recommended. Bringing water is also suggested. An Adventure Pass is required for all locations .

    • Big Bear Trail Cedar Trees
Categories: Discovery Center

Pinecone Birdfeeders

Join one of our naturalists at Chirp Nature Center in the Village to make your very own pinecone birdfeeder! Take it home and watch your backyard birds stop by for a treat.  The address is 40850 Village Dr., Big Bear Lake (weather dependent). Free!

    • PineCone BirdFeeder Discovery Center
Categories: Discovery Center

Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve

Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve is a wonderful spot for wildflower viewing! Stop by and get information about what's in bloom and a chance to see the amazing pebble plain flowers found only in the Big Bear valley. Visitor information center is staffed with volunteers and open in partnership with the Southern California Mountains Foundation and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. A guided wildflower walk is at 11:30am.

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Categories: Discovery Center

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