Keeper Chats

Due to COVID-19, we are currently not having Keeper Chats at the park.

See an animal up-close and talk to an animal keeper about how that species lives in the wild, what it eats, how it fits in the ecosystem, and more.

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Although only the keeper touches the animals, this is an opportunity to see individual animals up close. Featured animals you could see at a trailside encounter include Ferrets, Prairie Dogs, Opossum, Invertebrates, Reptiles.

  • 9:40 a.m. - Bear Aware: Learn a little more about black bears and how to safely live and recreate in bear country.
  • 10:00 a.m. - Ambassador Animal Show: Watch keepers as they train our program animals.
  • 10:40 a.m. - Bobcat Chat: Keepers educate the public about Bobcats while they feed.
  • 11:40 a.m. - Otter Feeding: Help keepers feed our otters.
  • 1:40 p.m. - Program Animal Meet-n-Greet: Get up-close and learn more about one of our many program animals.
  • 2:00 p.m. - Ambassador Animal Show: Watch keepers as they train our program animals.
  • 2:30 p.m. - Training/Enrichment Session: Watch keepers as they provide enrichment and work on training one of the animals in Fort Bearizona.