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Montana Grizzly Encounter

Address: 80 Bozeman Hill Road, Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone Number: (406) 586-8893
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Ranked #5 of 30 Activities in Bozeman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Gilbert, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was able to spend time taking photographs of the well kept bears, each one had their own personality. The are doing great work with these bears that have been abandoned. This is a great place for adults or children, you can learn to interact with bears.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had such a lovel time watching Brutus we spent more time than we expected here. It's lovely to watch the bears, the day we were there Brutus and Sheena where out and about. All the bears at the sanctuary have been born in capivity and kept in less than desirable conditions - Sheena for example spent 15 years in... More 

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Bozeman, MT
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great place to visit! The bears are great and the grizzly encounter is doing great things for the grizzly bear population in the world!

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Fargo, ND
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Nice stop on Bozeman Pass. The kids (and adults) loved it. Reasonably priced. The "guide" was informative and the bears were fun to watch.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The new baby bear was adorable. This place is a up close no cage experience. My family loved our stop here. The price is not expensive and the staff are friendly and great at what they do. Thank you all for the great time

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I Love taking the kids I watch to Grizzly Encounter, and they get so excited. The staff just keeps on talking and telling educational & Bear Life stories that I enjoy listening to while guiding my kids safely. Just have to go back now and see the new Baby girl, Bella, before she gets to bid.

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Laurel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The bears are incredable. They are healthy and very content. The trainers are extremly knowledgable about the bears and their habits. Ask any question and you will get an honest answer. The bears are used in films and are stars. The facility is small, but the bears seem to be happy. The entrance fee is minimal, just $7.00 per person... More 

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Denver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was very impressed with the knowledgeable facilitator as we viewed very content Grizzly bears!! Even though the location is small, the Bears seem extremely healthy and happy. I love the fact that these magnificent animals have been rescued from deplorable conditions and proceeds go to their direct care. Even though we live in Denver, we bought a year long... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I have to admit that I was surprised at how low the entrance fee was - I expected to pay $30 to $35 each and it was $7 each!!. I was also suprised at the look of the entrance and size of the entire facility, I figured this would be a big, flashy place with lots of things to sell... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We love bears so we were very keen to visit the grizzly encounter. We especially wanted to see the famous "Brutus" as we have seen a few documentaries he has appeared in. They let two bears out at a time. The place is quite small, but we know that these are rescued bears and they owners gave these bears a... More 

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