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Address: Sargent Creek Rd & Rezanof Dr W, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK
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Bear viewing from the road in August/September

Great area to view the magnificent Kodiak brown bear. Check Facebook and tide schedule to find out best times to go. Remember bear safety and don't scare them away so others can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Kodiak, Alaska
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Kodiak, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Great area to view the magnificent Kodiak brown bear. Check Facebook and tide schedule to find out best times to go. Remember bear safety and don't scare them away so others can enjoy. Leave your dog at home (some are dumb enough to bring theirs).

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Dix Hills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

On or first night in Kodiak we drove to Sargent Creek and immediately spotted a brown bear meandering along the shore looking for food. The bear stayed for a long time and attracted quite an audience. Just great!

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Arrived on a cruise ship for the day we rented a car from the airport. made left onto Rezanof Dr. Drove about 3 mins Pulled off the road onto a gravel viewing area there in the river was a huge male Kodiak bear We were far enough away to be safe but close enough to get great photos we watched... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We brought our own poles and fished for salmon. Best time fishing I have had. I enjoyed more than deep sea fishing but I get sea sick.

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Miami, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

Paying $700 for a commercial bear-viewing trip was not in our budget so we asked the locals in Kodiak where we could see wild Kodiak brown bears. They pointed us to a place 10 miles southwest of town on Rezanof Dr W. Where Sargent Creek and Russian Creek cross under Rezanof Dr W, there are small, gravel turn-offs where you... More 

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