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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. The visitor information center is staffed with volunteers and open in partnership with the Southern California Mountains Foundation and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Free guided wildflower walks at 11:30am.

    • pebble plain view
Categories: Discovery Center

Nature Crafts

Get inspired by nature to make fun crafts out of recyclable materials. Free!

    • diane with crafters
Categories: Discovery Center
Tags: Free, kids, nature

Nature Walk

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!

    • paul nature walk
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Bring your youngsters to enjoy wonderful children's books and snacks. Appropriate for children ages 6 and under. Free!

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Categories: Discovery Center