At Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, we believe that every person's life can be enriched by a closer connection to the world of nature.

***Reservations and Admissions for 2024

Don't forget to reserve a seat for the Live Birds of Prey Show this Sunday at 5:15. We have plenty of PL hatching kits now.
We love that so many friends ( old and new ) have been visiting, we are inside, safe from weather and open everyday . Please give yourself at least an hour with us and be aware that the Butterfly Flight Room closes 15 min. before the rest of the building so we can catch the butterflies and put them safely in habitats overnight to protect from ants as we can't use poison . Thanks for understanding and please don't wait till the last minute to visit.

Open Thursday through Monday 11-5, Tues. and Wed. 2-6 No reservations needed  for any  public walk-in days starting June 8th
Thurs. through Mon. 11-5, Tues. & Wed. 2-6

***GRANDPARENTS DAY
Every Tuesday 2-6   ~1  Grandparnet free with 1 paid child admission . Rain or shine, no reservations needed.

           ******RAIN OR SHINE                              $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.  SUPPORTING MEMBER:  $50.00 for adults, $30 for kids 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.

If you  are interested in booking a summer 2024 fieldtrip or special large group visit, or a butterfly release, please email us at bearmb@ptd.net or message

Mari at 484 467 0882

Starting  June 8th, we are open every day through August 25th

carbon county environmental education center wildlife program

JULY 21st SUPER SUNDAY  LIVE BIRDS OF PREY with our friends from CCEEC Regular hours 11-5 . Live show 5:15 -6:15 $8.00 per person, proceeds go to CCEEC and Bear Mountain Sanctuary Foundation . RESERVATIONS REQUIRED  email bearmb@ptd.net 

Find your inner butterfly
reptile at bear mountain
caterpillar
zebra longwing butterfly
Ahhhh, the wonder of butterflies!
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butterfly garden in the Poconos
live butterflies at bear mountain butterfly sanctuary
butterfly sitting on girls hand
looking through a magnifying glass at butterfly
orange dart frog
butterfly
carbon county environmental education center wildlife program
kids learning at bear mountain butterfly sanctuary
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green frog
classroom at bear mountain butterflies
classroom at bear mountain butterfly sanctuary
boy looking at monarch butterfly through magnifying glass
girl holding luna moth

 WHEN CAN YOU VISIT ?

Private school, etc. groups April & May

Scout Event May 18th

afternoon session filled

Still some apce for more Girl Scouts in the 10-12:30 group

Sunday Scout Event canceled

Welcome the Butterflies Back Event  May 25th & 26th

Open inside and outside Yardsale May 27th

READ BELOW FOR INFORMATION

WELCOME THE BUTTERFLIES BACK~ 2024. SPECIAL EVENT MAY 25th & 26th ~ No reservations needed 

At Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, we believe that every person's life can be enriched by a closer connection to the world of nature. Visitors can hand feed butterflies in the "flutterarium", meet wonderful turtles, exotic frogs, lizards, beautiful moths, and more. If you  are interested in booking a summer 2024 fieldtrip or special large group visit, or a butterfly release, please email us at bearmb@ptd.net or message

Mari at 484 467 0882

Starting  June 8th, we are open every day through August 25th

PUBLIC WALK-IN HOURS START JUNE 8th at 11:00

At Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, we believe that every person's life can be enriched by a closer connection to the world of nature. Visitors can hand feed butterflies in the "flutterarium", meet wonderful turtles, exotic frogs, lizards, beautiful moths, and more. If you  are interested in booking a summer 2024 fieldtrip or special large group visit, or a butterfly release, please email us at bearmb@ptd.net or message

Mari at 484 467 0882

Starting  June 8th, we are open every day through August 25th

GRANDPARENTS DAY

 Every Tuesday 2-6   ~1  Grandparnet free with 1 paid child admission . Rain or shine, no reservations needed.

Reservations and Admissions for 2024.  No reservations needed  for any  public walk-in days starting June 8th

Reservations and Admissions for 2024.  No reservations needed  for any  public walk-in days starting June 8th
Thurs. through Mon. 11-5, Tues. & Wed. 2-6.             RAIN OR SHINE  $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.  SUPPORTING MEMBER:  $50.00 for adults, $30 for kids 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.

      SCOUT EVENT                   MAY 18th      RESERVATIONS REQUIRED          10:00-12:30    Programs for all levels of Girl Scouts and their families

Video ~ Special Butterfly, Moth, Axolotl, Turtle, Frog Programs ~ Art/Craft Project  Time inside the "Flutterium" , Frog Room, etc.   Time for the Monarch Gift Shop. We have a large selection of educational toys, bug boxes, nets, kites, plush, stickers, books, puppets, jewelry, Painted Lady Hatching kits, mounted butterflies, and more.$12.00 per person ~Butterfly Friends iron-on patch available for $4.00 each . For more info and reservations email : bearmb@ptd.net  with your troop number, number of kids and adults you would like to bring , your choice of morning or afternoon session, and a phone number. We will respond quickly. **If you have a scout group  larger than 20 people, we can discuss adding a session on Sunday

WELCOME THE BUTTERFLIES BACK~ 2024. SPECIAL EVENT MAY 25th & 26th ~ No reservations needed 

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Find your inner butterfly
reptile at bear mountain
caterpillar
zebra longwing butterfly
Ahhhh, the wonder of butterflies!
660
butterfly garden in the Poconos
live butterflies at bear mountain butterfly sanctuary
butterfly sitting on girls hand
looking through a magnifying glass at butterfly
orange dart frog
butterfly
carbon county environmental education center wildlife program
kids learning at bear mountain butterfly sanctuary
1156
green frog
classroom at bear mountain butterflies
classroom at bear mountain butterfly sanctuary
boy looking at monarch butterfly through magnifying glass
girl holding luna moth

 

 

  • 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

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.