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Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo

  • 293 Gran Ellen Dr.|
  • Athens GA 30605
  • 706-613-3616
  • Region: Five Points
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Bear Hollow Zoo is a popular place for families to come and see Georgia’s native wildlife.  This small wildlife trail is home to black bears, bobcats, white-tailed deer, owls, and many other species of wild, free-living animals. Every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the exhibit hall is open to the public, featuring projects for younger visitors and live animals to see and touch.  Birchmore Trail, a mile-long nature trail, is also on the grounds.

Named one of the "Top ten fun and free places to take your family," in Georgia Magazine, June 2013

 

PARK HOURS: 8:00 a.m. to sunset on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

ZOO HOURS:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily

ADMISSION: free

SPECIAL OFFERINGS and EVENTS: Open Exhibit Hall, every Saturday 1 - 4 p.m.
Learn the inside story of the residents at Bear Hollow Zoo and how staff care for them. Explore the exhibit hall and visit some of the animals used in programs. 

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    Zoo Open Exhibit Hall Saturdays at Bear Hollow Zoo

    • Location: Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail
    • Recurring weekly on Saturday
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    Contra Dance

    • Location: Memorial Park
    • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Saturday
    • Learn the folk art of Contra Dance with the Athens folk Music and Dance Society.…
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    Open Exhibit Hall at the Zoo

    • Location: Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo
    • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
    • Explore Bear Hollow's exhibit hall and visit some of the animals used in…
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