Big Bear, CA, March 29, 2014 - In 1959 a forest fire engulfed the San Bernardino National Forest and in the aftermath, several injured animals were found that required care. A makeshift hospital and rehabilitation area called the Wildlife Habitat was set up where the zoo is currently located. Two bobcats and an orphaned baby black bear were the first residents of the future … [Read more...] about From Wildlife Habitat to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo
Moonridge Animal Park
Big Bear Lake, CA, October 18, 2012, 6am - This Halloween parents are invited to bring their children all dressed for Halloween fun to enjoy a thrilling ghost and goblin adventure. Boo in the Zoo is from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, October 27 at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. There will be costume contests for the children, arts and crafts projects, and children’s games. Kids can go on … [Read more...] about Boo In The Zoo
Big Bear Lake, CA, July 25, 2012, 3:00pm - Blues For The Zoo, a fundraiser for the Big Bear Lake Moonridge Animal Park is set for Saturday, August 4 at the Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater. The afternoon of music from 3 to 7:30pm will feature C.J. Chenier, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, and Alvin Youngblood Hart. The gates open at 1pm and outdoor chairs and blankets are … [Read more...] about Blues For The Zoo Brings Music To The Mountains
Big Bear, Ca, October 27, 2011, 12:00pm - This weekend children of all ages can go trick or treating at the Moonridge Animal Park. The 10th annual “Boo in the Zoo” will take place on Saturday, October 29th from 1:00 to 5:00pm. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in costume, and take part in the costume parade and contest. The event has been expanded this year in … [Read more...] about Boo In The Zoo: Bring A Pumpkin For A Bear!
Big Bear, Ca, October 14, 2011, 12:00pm - Tomorrow is Wolf Awareness Day at the Moonridge Animal Park. The Zoo volunteers and staff will dispel myths about wolves and inform attendees of their importance within the circle of life. There will be arts and crafts activities for children, giving them the chance to make a hand puppet or a wolf mask. At noon, Red Riding Hood will … [Read more...] about Moonridge Animal Park Hosts Wolf Awareness Day
Fawnskin, CA, October 14, 2011, noon – The tradition of celebrating Native American culture and legacy continues at the Big Bear Discovery Center in Fawnskin. The National Forest Association’s Feast of the Harvest Moon will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 10am - 3pm. A day of fun and education is planned for families to experience Native American tradition, song … [Read more...] about Celebrate Native American Heritage At Feast Of The Harvest Moon