Big Bear Alpine Zoo

43285 Goldmine Dr.
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315- Map It
(909) 584-1299

AAA Editor Notes

Big Bear Alpine Zoo, 43285 Goldmine Dr., has as residents approximately 160 injured or orphaned wildlife. Those animals that can survive in the wild following rehabilitation are returned to their natural environments. Inhabitants include snow leopards, coyote, wolves, mountain lions, black and grizzly bears, foxes, birds and reptiles. In the summer, visitors can accompany keepers on their daily feeding rounds. Note: The zoo is scheduled to relocate in early 2017 to the junction of Moonridge Road and Club View Drive; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$12; $9 (ages 3-10, ages 60+ and military with ID).
Hours: Daily 10-5, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; 10-4, rest of year. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Feeding tour daily at 3, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. at 3, rest of year. Closed Christmas.