Plan Your Visit
Meet a salamander, explore the forest, and let your imagination run wild at our nature center or Mud Lake preserve.
Explore Wild Bear’s educational resources and discover the magic of nature!
Connect with nature and community through one of our adult or family programs.
Specializing in mountain ecology, Wild Bear welcomes our visitors to its hands-on nature center and provides year-round educational programs for people of all ages.
Now, more than ever, we need nature—and nature needs us.
It’s easy to feel disconnected in our hyper-connected world. Wild Bear is all about helping people connect with nature and each other.
Make a fairy house, find a fossil, learn a new bird call … we believe you are never too young or too old to delight in nature.
Connecting people to nature is a vital step in conserving wild places and addressing the climate crisis.
Featured video series
ROOTS AND SUNSHINE SHOW
A Snowflake's Journey
Once a Wild Bear, Always a Wild Bear. For 25 years, Wild Bear has helped children and adults forge lifelong connections to nature through creative exploration of the outdoors. Specializing in mountain ecology, Wild Bear welcomes visitors to its hands-on nature center and provides year-round educational programs for people of all ages.