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
Bring your youngsters to enjoy wonderful children's books and snacks. Appropriate for children ages 6 and under. Free!
Join a naturalist for a guided snowshoe tour in the San Bernardino National Forest. You will learn how to snowshoe go for a guided trek through the forest, and have some exploration time as well! Dependent on snow conditions, call for more details. Reservations required. Dates and feees subject to change.
Fee: Adults $30, Kids (age 8-12 yrs.) $20
Saturdays: 9-12pm, 1-4pm (Dec. 16-Mar. 4)
Sundays: 9-12pm (Dec. 17-Mar. 4)
We believe a solid foundation in forest ecological principals and environmental stewardship helps students appreciate the natural world.
The Big Bear Discovery Center and the National Children’s Forest offer four different environmental education programs.
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9 Interactive Play Areas
Climbing and Crawling
Music and Movement
Pathways Through Planting
View the Nature Discovery Zone Guide here!