PA Bear Den
Pike County, PA
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This live video feed is the result of a partnership between Pennsylvania Game Commission and HDOnTap for educational purposes,
Join us in celebrating Pennsylvania’s bountiful black bears.
This live stream from Pike County is brought to you by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and HDOnTap.
As we move through March, the cubs will become more visible and active; early in the month, we may see the sow’s back much of the time. Black bears are wild creatures and it is important for us to keep them wild.
Please refrain from naming the sow and her cubs to respect them as wild animals. Also respect the privacy of the bears and the landowners, to whom we are extremely grateful for their enthusiastic cooperation in allowing us to share this peek into the lives of black bears.
Learn more about Pennsylvania black bears at Pennsylvania Game Commission's website. Enjoy!
And remember, nature can be difficult to watch.
2023 – PA Bear Den goes live in January from a new location in Pike County.
2021 – PA Bear Den returns in February at the same location in Monroe County with a new sow and three cubs. The sow and three cubs departed on March 25 at 7:35pm EST.
2019 – PA Bear Den Live Cam goes live for the first season in Monroe County with a sow and her cub.
April 13, 2021
The PA Bear Family Ventures Out of the Den • Watch Clip
Watch what happens when the PA bear family of 4 ventures outside of the den for a fieldtrip, with exclusive footage from outside of the den! Thank you to Pennsylvania Game Commission for the trail cam footage!
April 01, 2021
Bears Take a Fieldtrip Out of Den 2021 | HDOnTap.com • Watch Clip
Watch this highlight of the three bear cubs and their mother leaving the den to venture out into the woods nearby, this footage was taken a day before the bear family vacated the den for the season.
April 01, 2021
Bear Cubs Wrestle Days Before Leaving Den • Watch Clip
Watch as the three bear cubs wrestle at about 3 months old. This footage was days before the sow decided to take the bear family outside the den and into the woods.
March 25, 2021
PA Bear Den Cubs Getting More Active • Watch Clip
Watch the PA Bear Den Three Cubs and Mama as they get ready to venture outside of the den!
February 23, 2021
Tired Bear Mama Nurses Cubs Back to Sleep • Watch Clip
Watch as this tired Black Bear sow is woken by her cubs and takes some morning stretches before nursing the cubs back to sleep.
February 09, 2021
2021 PA Bear Den Three Cubs Playing • Watch Clip
Enjoy this highlight from the live Pennsylvania Bear Den and watch three cubs play while mom takes a snack break in the den.
February 09, 2021
2021 PA Bear Den First Glimpse at Cubs! • Watch Clip
Watch the first highlight clip of the sights and sounds from the Pennsylvania Bear Den Live Cam with the sow and multiple cubs.
April 14, 2019
“Under The Deck” with PGC • Watch Clip
On April 15, 2019, Pennsylvania Game Commission Local State Game Warden Bryan Mowrer crawled "Under The Deck" and into the bear den to talk about the live stream viewers were able to enjoy for the previous several weeks.
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