CLOSED UNTIL SPRING 2023 ~Special public event May 27th, 28th, 29th 11-5. More info coming in April

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 spring 2024 fieldtrip or special large group visit, or a butterfly release, please email us at or message Mari at 484 467 0882

         "WELCOME THE BUTTERFLIES BACK"  celebration MAY 27th & 28th. A benifit for Family Promise of Carbon County . All our regular butterfly , Axolotl, turtle, fish, frog & lizard fun & special crafts, food, plant sales, Painted Lady butterfly hatching kits, interactive programs, and live "guests" from our friends at C.C.E.E.C.Rain or shine, this will be a really fun weekend .

               SCOUT DAY SATURDAY MAY 20th ~RESERVATIONS REQUIRED                                     Morning Session 10:00-12:30 ~ AfternoonSession 1:00-3:30 ~ Programs for Daisys, Brownies, Girl Scouts, Juniors                                                    Video ~ Special Butterfly, Moth, Axolotl, Turtle, Frog Programs ~ Art/Craft Project ~ Time inside the "Flutterium" , Frog Room, etc.  ~ Time for the Monarch Gift Shop: wonderful kid-friendly place where there are goodies starting at $1.00. We have a large selection of educational toys, bug boxes, nets, kites, plush, stickers, books, puppets, jewelry, Painted Lady Hatching kits, mounted butterflies, and much more                                         $12.00 per person ~Butterfly Friends iron-on patch available for $4.00 each . For more info and reservations email :                   **If you have a scout group  larger than 20 people, we can discuss adding a session on Sunday 

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Ahhhh, the wonder of butterflies!
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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 Weekend: June 4th and 5th

Open to all Scouts, ( boy and girl ), and their families.

Two  sessions are available each day:

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

Reservations Required


Optional Butterflies Friends patch available for additional $3.00/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.