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Yellowstone Bear World

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Address: 6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440
Phone Number: (208) 359-9688
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Description: Idaho's #1 wildlife attraction. A drive through wildlife park featuring...
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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This was awesome! There are so many bears and they're just a few feet away! The petting zoo was amazing and I got to feed elk, deer, goats, and a pot bellied pig! You can also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Odenton, Maryland
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Odenton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This was awesome! There are so many bears and they're just a few feet away! The petting zoo was amazing and I got to feed elk, deer, goats, and a pot bellied pig! You can also bottle feed bear cubs which looks amazing. Really fun experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We did the bus tour first and fed the Bears from the deck of the bus. That was cool. Then we paid extra to bottle feed bear cubs. That was even better! But then we got in our own car and drove along the paved roadway and were SURROUNDED by bears! Of course they were mostly just begging for more... More 

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Rexburg, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very expensive, but a good experience for children. We paid extra to feed the Bears, and it was awesome.

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Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A fantastic place to stop for adults and kids alike. Driving thru the park and seeing the mountain goats, several deer, elk, bison, several bears and wolves. There is also a rare leusistic elk -white, bull and now a new white little baby cow elk. Then going into the petting area where you get to play with pot belly pigs,... More 

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Pascoag, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This was a bucket list item for me, so I was quite excited to have the opportunity to feed the bear cubs. I was hoping to have a little more contact with the bears, but it was still an amazing experience. As for the drive through, it was pretty awesome to drive through and see bears just walking around everywhere.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

reasonably priced attraction for families with the best bit being feeding the bear cubs and having photo taken with them ( extra cost to buy photo but well worth it) You can feed the larger bears from bus ride round the park and bottle fed the babies, but book this early to avoid disappointment. Fabulous petting area for the kids... More 

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Highland, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had a great time at Bear World with our three young kids and the grandparents. The animals seemed very content and stayed still while the kids pet them. There were a variety of animals in the petting zoo. My kids also had a great time on the carnival rides. We happened to go on a slow day and didn't... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Let me preface this review by stating that I went into this with expectations that were far too high. Last summer I went bear viewing in the wild in Alaska and once I booked my trip to run a marathon in Idaho, I figured this place would be a cool stop on the way. I can't fault them for false... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Yellowstone Bear World was a lot of fun for us. We travelled through it twice, the first time you go through was the learning trip for us. We drove through, saw black bears, bison, deer, elk, wolves and brown bears. The white bull elk was impressive but I felt bad for it since it was in such a small pen.... More 

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Weidman, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We enjoyed our time at the park. Not too crowded. We drove through 3 times. From 10:00 am on. Each time we saw fewer animals as it got hotter and the animals sought shade. Go early!

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