Chirp Nature Center in Big Bear
Nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear is unlike any other place in Southern California. Many people come to Big Bear to reconnect with nature by leaving big cities behind and spending time in our quiet mountain town. Exploring the hiking trails and catching glimpses of our large variety of wildlife is the best way to take advantage of Big Bear’s natural beauty. Deer, squirrels, bunnies and more can be spotted along the trails but don’t forget to look up! There are so many different types of incredible birds that can be spotted here in Big Bear and Chirp Nature Center is a great place to start!
Discover Chirp Nature Center
Chirp Nature Center offers free in-person bird walks that take you on an educational walk along bird hotspots. The walk will start at Chirp Nature Center and last approximately 1.5 hours. Refreshments will be provided, free of charge, upon return to the center. Can’t make it to the bird walk but still want to participate? Chirp offers virtual bird walks as well. These online presentations last around 30 mins and take you along the trails virtually while you learn fun facts about wild birds. Another free event that Chirp offers are their expert bird talks. Take advantage of viewing a presentation by noteworthy authors, scientists and naturalists. Many different nature topics will be covered and are interactive! At the end of each presentation you will be given an opportunity to ask any questions you may have and a chance to win free prizes. To stay informed on these events, subscribe to their email list at chirpforbirds.com or follow them on one of their social media platforms.