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Our visit here was relatively brief. We did not have the opportunity to go on an extensive hike. Nevertheless, based on what we saw, we will definitely return. The visitor center is pleasant and the staff was professional and polite. There was also story time...More
On the north shore, this center has both maps,museum,guided tours, gift shop and trail heads right from this location. There will be brochures on all big bear activities plus rangers available. Plenty of parking and a giant bear out front to take some pictures with.
We attended the center for its anniversary celebration. Talked to many people about the history, plants and animals of the region. Took a very enjoyable nature walk, learned about the trees, flowers, birds, and local animals. Learned about Baldwin Lake, a wildflower refuge, the fire...More
Staff seemed unhappy to have a customer.
Inquiring about purchasing a poster.. not at all helpful.
Trail map to Crystal mountain not helpful or correct.. but Crystal Mt very excellent hike.
I found a crystal! Very cool!!
This is a great attraction for people of all ages. You can hike and see some exhibits. Get out of he house and experience nature. Leave the electronics home unless you’d like to capture some great pics.