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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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Address: 201 South Canyon, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Phone Number: +1 406-646-7001
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8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit...

See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility. Activities include: Keeper Kid's (hide food for the bears), live Bird-of-Prey Exhibits, view two separate wolf packs from the Naturalist Cabin, Wolf Enrichment, Safety in Bear Country Programs, Yellowstone Park Ranger Talks, a World-Class Bear museum, intriguing films and presentations. Open 365 days (GWDC bears DO NOT hibernate). Admission is good for two consecutive days. One block from Yellowstone National Park.

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Bear Bliss, Wolves and Birds

This center was near the cabins where we stayed and I was intrigued the bears there were "problem" bears from Yellowstone that they saved. The kids got to hide their food around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took an hour or so to visit the center primarily to see a Grizzly and were not disappointed. There enclosures were on the small side but did not look too cramped for the bears and wolves.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This center was near the cabins where we stayed and I was intrigued the bears there were "problem" bears from Yellowstone that they saved. The kids got to hide their food around the place and the bears loved the "hide and seek" game with the food. The wolves and birds all have interesting stories too and fun to watch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an awesome place! They have 6or 7 big bears brown bears some grizzly! They have set times they bring them out! Not all at once but they are incredible to look at! They have 3 packs of wolf 2 in each pack! An awesome sight to see them so close! They have started a birds of prey exhibit!... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bear part was by far the best for they keep changing the bears and do a good job of telling you all about them. The wolves was OK but not a lot to see. The bird section is a work in progress and will be very nice when it it done.

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San Bernardino
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a compound for grizzlies where they have different grizzlies on display for a set time. (They don't all get along!) There are some wolves they've had since pups, and other native animals. I watched a very interesting video on the Yellowstone packs. There is a nice museum.

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Forney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tend to stay away from this type of place -- I'd rather see Yellowstone than a museum about Yellowstone. But this place is definitely worth your time. Seeing the bears, wolves, and various birds up close is unforgettable. Be sure to catch one of the live programs if you can. And see the "bear-proof" containers. You get two days'... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here because it was a foggy morning and figured we may as well check this out since it was across the street from the cabin we stayed in. The staff was so friendly and very clear that they have a love for animals and conservation! It was such a joy to watch the grizzly's feed and to hear... More 

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Watrous, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family really enjoyed the live animals as well as the well-arranged, informative and interactive discovery center. Well worth the fee. A great follow-up is the bear show at the nearby Imax

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with the family. My daughter loved it, she also did the kids keeper program, where the children help out for few hrs. We learned a lot about the bears and wolfs and problems that wild animals are facing. There are planning a big expansion. Would love to go back there when the new area open up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was recommended to us to visit while at Yellowstone. We only had a short day of traveling through Yellowstone on our way to Utah but decided to make the stop anyway. I'm glad we did. Great place doing great things for our furry and feathered friends. Bears, wolves and birds of prey all up close! And the staff are... More 

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