By Susan A. Neufeld
Big Bear Lake, CA – Local residents can celebrate spring at the Big Bear Zoo with a special offer. From April 30 through May 4, local residents pay $5 entry fee, and the hours for the zoo will be extended.
The discount is for residents living in the following zip code areas: 92305, 92314, 92315, 92317, 92321, 92333, 92341, 92352, 92382 and 92386. You must provide proof of residency to receive the discount.
Special Activities scheduled during the Spring Forward with the Locals celebration week include: enrichment talks and special zookeeper presentations. The Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo will provide information on volunteering and zoo membership.
The Zoo was founded in 1959. It serves as a wildlife animal sanctuary. The Zoo is operated and owned by the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District.
The Zoo will be moving to it’s new location in early fall 2018.
For more information call (909) 584-1299. The Zoo is located at 43285 Goldmine Dr. Big Bear Lake.