Bear Brook Programs

Our 2019 Discover the Power of Parks nature programs have begun! Interpretive ranger, Molly Ryan has planned informative and fun programs for you to take advantage of while visiting Bear Brook State Park. All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required.

If you are visiting Bear Brook on the weekend, check the program board by the store to see whats happening.

Park Programming Schedule

Dates Events
August 2 (Friday) 4-6pm: Let’s Recycle That!
8-9pm: Local Legends at The Fire
August 3 (Saturday) 10:30-11:30am: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
1-2pm: Creatures of the Pond (Beaver Pond)
3-4pm: Creatures of the Pond (Catamount Pond)
8-9pm: Fur-tastic Animals of the Night
August 4 (Sunday) 12-2pm: Bear Brook’s Past and Present
2-4pm: The Corps of Our Parks
August 9 (Friday) 4-6pm: Let’s Recycle That!
8-9pm: Local Legends at The Fire
August 10 (Saturday) 10:30-11:30am: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
1-2pm: Creatures of the Pond (Beaver Pond)
3-4pm: Creatures of the Pond (Catamount Pond)
8-9pm: Fur-tastic Animals of the Night
August 11 (Sunday) 12-2pm: Bear Brook’s Past and Present
2-4pm: The Corps of Our Parks
August 16 (Friday) 4-6pm: Let’s Recycle That!
8-9pm: Local Legends at The Fire
August 17 (Saturday) 10:30-11:30am: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
1-2pm: Creatures of the Pond (Beaver Pond)
3-4pm: Creatures of the Pond (Catamount Pond)
8-9pm: Fur-tastic Animals of the Night
August 18 (Sunday) 12-2pm: Bear Brook’s Past and Present
2-4pm: The Corps of Our Parks
August 23 (Friday) 4-6pm: Let’s Recycle That!
8-9pm: Local Legends at The Fire
August 24 (Saturday) 10:30-11:30am: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
1-2pm: Creatures of the Pond (Beaver Pond)
3-4pm: Creatures of the Pond (Catamount Pond)
8-9pm: Fur-tastic Animals of the Night
August 25 (Sunday) 12-2pm: Bear Brook’s Past and Present
2-4pm: The Corps of Our Parks
August 30 (Friday) 4-6pm: Let’s Recycle That!
8-9pm: Local Legends at The Fire
August 31 (Saturday) 10:30-11:30am: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
1-2pm: Creatures of the Pond (Beaver Pond)
3-4pm: Creatures of the Pond (Catamount Pond)
8-9pm: Fur-tastic Animals of the Night
NOTE: Times are subject to change. Please check the calendars within the park for exact times.

Program Descriptions

Let’s Recycle That!
Stop by the camp store to learn tips and tricks for recycling and having a happy stay at Bear Brook.

Local Legends at The Fire
Gather ‘round the fire next to the camp playground and enjoy some tales of Bear Brook! FREE marshmallows provided.

Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!
Meet at the camp store and start the day off right, with a hike! We’ll take a short hike by Beaver Pond and learn about the wildlife around us. Please bring your water and bug spray.

Creatures of the Pond
Get up close to Bear Brook’s pondlife! Learn about and catch some of the ponds’ creatures. Saturday ponding will be at Beaver Pond and Sunday ponding will be at Catamount Pond.

Fur-tastic Animals of the Night
Stop by in front of the camp store and learn about the animals of Bear Brook and get the chance to touch real animal furs.

Bear Brook’s Past and Present
Visit the Old Allenstown Meeting House on Deerfield Road and learn how communities have come together in the past and present to use this historic building.

The Corps of Our Parks
Visit the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Museum, the first building on the left on Depot Road. Learn how Bear Brook was built during one of America’s most challenging periods.
 

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