Wild Bear Nature Center is now open!

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Wild Bear Nature Center

Learn about Colorado’s mountain ecology at our FREE hands-on discovery center.

  • Interactive exhibits
  • Live rescue animals
  • Hands-on discovery
  • Maker space
  • Sensory gallery
  • Nature library
  • Gift shop
  • Trail information
Hours

Everyday
11am–5pm

(closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas)

Admission

Free

Location

20 Lakeview Dr. Unit 107
Nederland, CO 80466

We are located in Nederland, Colorado in the Caribou Village Shopping Center across from the Carousel of Happiness.

MUD LAKE PROPERTY

Nestled at the corner of Highway 72 and Indian Peaks Drive, this beautiful stretch of land is home to towering lodgepole and ponderosa pines, Douglas fir, and stands of aspen. You will hear birds calling and the wind rustling through the trees. If you are lucky, you might spy a chickaree, elk, or even coyote.

  • Nature trail
  • Natural playscape
  • “The Bus”
  • Future site of our new nature center
Hours

Everyday
Sunup to Sundown

Admission

Free

Location

Wild Bear’s Mud Lake property sits just off the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway on the North side of CR 128, also known as Indian Peaks Drive.