"WELCOME THE BUTTERFLIES BACK"  Celebration MAY 27th & 28th. A benifit for Family Promise of Carbon County was a huge success and so much fun. Thanks to all who came out, bought plants, caterpillars, food, etc. We love this charity, and with your help, and are proud to support it. 


Reservations and Admissions for 2023.  No reservations needed May 27, 28 or 29 or for any  public walk-in days starting June 10.
  Thurs. through Mon. 11-5, Tues. & Wed. 2-6.             RAIN OR SHINE 
 Every Tues. 2-6 Grandparent Day - One GP admitted free per family $14.00 for kids ages 3-12 and seniors over 62 and over . Adults $15.00. Large family or group of friends ? Friends  & Family  punchcard for $120.00, good for 10 admissions, all at once or at different times.Also NEW for 2023, SUPPORTING MEMBER  memberships: $30.00 gets you an individual membership card, plastic holder and lanyard. This admits you ( person named on card ) as many time as you like for the entire season !!!! Come on over and see whats new . Experience the wonder of live butterflies and other exotic creatures in Jim Thorpe’s unique hands-on education center, featuring an indoor “Flutterarium” live butterfly flight room, Exotic frog room, Axolotls, turtles, fish, kids’ art space / activity room, hands-on science,                  and nature-based gift shop.


tomato frog
reptile at bear mountain
Ahhhh, the wonder of butterflies!
butterfly sitting on girls hand
looking through a magnifying glass at butterfly
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  • Interactive Live Flight Room
  • Butterfly Hatching Area
  • Frog and Reptile Room
  • Videos
  • Educational Programs
  • Guided Tours
  • Puzzles & Activities
  • Nature-based Gift Shop
  • Art Space / Craft Area
  • Scout Programs
  • Parties

Annual Scout Event: Sat. May 20th

Open to all Girl Scouts, and their families.

Two  sessions are available :

  • 10:00am - 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Reservations Required


Optional Butterflies Friends patch available for additional $4.00/patch.

This program includes:

  • Moth and frog mini-program
  • Special DVD
  • Interactive butterfly show
  • Life cycle craft
  • Time in exotic Frog Room and Live Butterfly Flight Room

Butterfly Releases

Whisper a wish to your butterfly before your release it. Bear Mountain Butterflies can supply you with live butterflies for you special occasions. Learn more. 

Frogs and More

There is more to see at Bear Mountain Butterflies...visit the frog room to see exquisite dart frogs and more! Learn more.