Woolly Bear October

Status: Modified, Confirmed 


When: Everyday in October! 

They’re everywhere! Woolly bear caterpillars become more visible in late fall and this beloved creature is the focus in October. Come see our woolly bears up close! We will reveal the truth about the woolly bear’s stripes and you’ll discover how they survive through the winter. Regular Admission applies. *Closed Mondays

Take Part in fun Woolly Bear Themed Self-Guided Activities!

All-Day Self-Guided Activities:

  • Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt – in the Conservatory
  • See the Woolly Bears & learn more – in the Insect Gallery
  • Self-Guided Headband Craft – at the Admissions desk

Reduce person-to-person contact: CLICK HERE to download & print the Activity Guide at home in preparation for your visit during Woolly Bear October! 

    Have you found a Woolly Bear? Download our free “Care for Bears” Brochure to learn how to raise your own Woolly Bears at home!

    Regular admission applies.