Southern California Mountains Foundation

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Eagle Viewing

Join a volunteer naturalist at Dana Pt. Park (near Cpt. John's Marina) to get a glance at Jackie and Shadow, parents of 2 eggs on the Fawnskin eagle's nest. Robin will have a spotting scope set up and can answer all your eagle questions.

    • Bald Eagle
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

Baker's Pond Walk

Meet at the Baker's Pond parking lot (Stanfield Cutoff) for a guided walk with a naturalist. The walk is one hour and easy along the bridge. Learn about the flora and fauna of Big Bear, as well as some history. This is a great place to look for birds. 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. 

    • heron reflection
Categories: Discovery Center

Alpine Pedal Path Walk

Meet at the Cougar Crest Trail parking lot for a guided walk along the Pedal Path with a naturalist. The walk is one hour and easy. 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 in the parking lot.

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Categories: Discovery Center

Woodland Trail

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

    • night hike
Categories: Discovery Center

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