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Yellowstone Bear World

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6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
+1 208-359-9688
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Pricey but fun

This is our second time visiting Bear World, and the price went up quite a bit. It's a great way to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Liz S
Herriman, Utah
via mobile

I live in Eastern Idaho and would never go to this ridiculous tourist trap on my own. But I have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pocatello, Idaho
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Idaho's #1 wildlife attraction. A drive through wildlife park featuring North American wildlife including: rocky mountain elk, bison, white-tail deer, rocky mountain goats, moose and of course american black bear, grizzly bear and gray wolves. Wildlife are free roaming in natural habitats as your drive through in the comfort and safety of your personal vehicle or RV. Park also includes: bear cub exhibit, interactive petting zoo, fish feeding deck, amusement rides, cafe and gift shop. Guided tours and bear cub feeding experiences also available.Open daily Mid-May through Mid-0ctober.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“petting zoo” (157 reviews)
“bison” (51 reviews)
“curator tour” (43 reviews)
6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
+1 208-359-9688
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is our second time visiting Bear World, and the price went up quite a bit. It's a great way to get an update close-ish view of bears. Our kids enjoyed it. The first time we went our kids were small and now that they've...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I live in Eastern Idaho and would never go to this ridiculous tourist trap on my own. But I have been dragged there twice by family from out of state. It is overpriced, not worth the money. The animals live in small, closely confined pens....More

Thank CrustyCurmudgeon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive through tour is good, but the narrated guided tour is the great one!! Be sure to go, lots more bears, and the family gets to feed the grown-up bears. They pose and beg like the family dogs!!

Thank Calvin J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to see the bears so close. Kids really enjoyed it. You can drive through multiple times so if your first experience isn't great just wait a few minutes and drive through again.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes you get to see black bears close by. However to do so you must slowly pass in your car (you are forbidden to stop). The progression through lasts about 10 mins. If you want to you can continue and run through the enclosure again...More

1  Thank Sebastian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the HIGHLIGHT of our 2 week trip. We paid extra for the curator tour and feeding the cubs. Worth every penny. Our guide on the curator tour really humanized the animals as she told us how they raised the cubs in the first...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned our day around the posted curator schedule and then they send it out 10 min early. Totally disappointed it was the main reason we came. Baby Cubs were fun to watch anyway

Thank Alexandria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place. We saw all the animals here that we hoped to see in Yellowstone but didn't. It's well worth the price of admission. The petting zoo and the baby bear cubs exhibit were fascinating. Clean, well-kept facility and friendly, helpful staff. We...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice opportunity to see plenty of bears in a small area. Families should have a good time there - recommended.

Thank AG K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent stop on your vacation if you want to see Bears up close and personal. One of the coolest experiences is getting to see Bear cubs, and the petting zoo they have. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Tyson M
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Mazer B
31 January 2017|
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Response from rag_ftw | Reviewed this property |
To answer your question we were there in mid October. Animals were visible and crowds were not bad. That having been said I honestly must add that we will not return to this establishment. Many of the bears were very much... More
23 June 2016|
Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
I just looked it up on their website because I forgot but it's $12 a person.