August 16, 2014 from 12pm- 4pm.

Self-Guided Grizzly Bear Trail Loop from Noon to 4 pm
Fireside Stories at Noon
Walking with the Bears at 2 pm


Come to Rancho del Oso for a day of commemorating the once-abundant predator that roamed this "Ranch of the Bear." Discover what they ate, how they lived, and what made this area famous for its grizzly population.  Throughout the day there will be crafts and activities for all ages. At noon, there will be Grizzly Bear story time with activities around the fire for children and their families. At 2pm, join us for a guided walk into the forest, where we will imagine what the forest might have been like with Grizzly Bears roaming around.

Rancho Del Oso Nature and History Center is located 17 miles north of Santa Cruz along Highway One, at Waddell Creek This event is appropriate for all ages.  Free.  For more information, call (831) 427-2288.  3600 Hwy 1, Davenport, CA 95017.

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