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The Big Bear Alpine Zoo is a rehabilitation facility offering injured, orphaned and imprinted wild animals a safe haven; temporarily while they heal or permanently as they are unable to survive on their own.We are extremely proud that 90% of all the...more
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A very small but well cared for group of animals on display to the public all represent animals saved by this zoo that could not, for various reasons be returned to the wild. Behind the scenes this group’s focus is rehabilitation of sick or wounded...More
We went with our kids over the long holiday weekend. It is a small facility (the parts that are open to the public), but worth a visit to see a variety of animals. Also, since this zoo is a rehabilitation facility for injured animals, it's...More
The Big Bear Alpine Zoo is a treasure for those of us who wonder where that Bear caught in Los Angeles went, or that injured eagle, or the blind snow leopards. Big Near Alpine Zoo is a home for those animals who have some reason...More
We’ve been to the Alpine Zoo multiple times over the years. More of a rehabilitation center for animals than your conventional zoo but still always worth the visit. The keepers are amazing and always willing to answer questions. Make sure to see the daily animal...More
So happy these people are saving animals that would otherwise be euthanized. We learned a lot and got to see animals that are not common- coyotes, grizzly bears, snow leopards. Everyone was friendly. A nice stop.
We enjoyed it mainly because it is billed as a rescue and rehabilitation zoo
The employees were friendly and knowledgeable and helpful. It only took about an hour to see everything and it is a must-see for families with children
The zoo is a short drive from the Village. Parking is available along the street. Entrance fee is minimal, active duty military receive a discount. Not crowded the two times I have been there, able to see all of the animals up close. My favorite...More