Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary

Open Rain or Shine - June 8th - August 25

Experience the wonder of live butterflies and exotic frogs in Jim Thorpe’s unique hands-on education center, featuring an indoor “Flutterarium” live butterfly flight room, kids’ art space and activity room, and nature-based gift shop.

JULY 28th is Super Sunday

Regular hours 11-5  CCEEC brings their   Live Birds of Prey Show 5:15-6:30

Light refreshments to follow. Appropriate for ages 5 and older.

Call or email to make a reservation . B.O.P Show only -$6.00 per person. Special offer: arrive after 3:30 pm and enjoy the butterflies, frogs and special show for only $10.00 per person ( a 50%  savings on Sanctuary admission  ) All proceeds from this event go to CCEEC and BMSF

No reservations required during our regular hours.

Monday 11am – 5pm
Tuesday 2pm – 6pm
Wednesday 2pm – 6pm
Thursday 11am – 5pm
Friday 11am – 5pm
Saturday 11am – 5pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm


$8.00/person ages 3-100

$7.00/senior (age 62+)

Children Age 2 and Younger are FREE

No reservations needed June 8th - August 25th

  • Interactive Live Flight Room
  • Butterfly Hatching Area
  • Frog 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.