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Bear River State Park

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Address: 601 Bear River Drive, Evanston, WY
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Everytime we go to Evanston we have to go to Bear River State Park. There are bison near the park at the welcome center with elk. The wildlife is amazing and so beautiful. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Hillsdale, Wyoming, United States
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Hillsdale, Wyoming, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Everytime we go to Evanston we have to go to Bear River State Park. There are bison near the park at the welcome center with elk. The wildlife is amazing and so beautiful. There are so many great pathways to go walking and/or hiking. Very beautiful walk near the river. You can spend all day here. Make the trip out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This was a nice little park. Couldn't really see the Bison. The visitor's center was really nice and they gave us info on things to do in Yellowstone. Visitor's center had lots of animal displays, you must see it!

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OSKALOOSA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

That's why we stopped. But it would be good for families with children, "older/wiser" folks just wanting to walk paved paths, grab elder paths along some of the river where you can sit and quietly watch birds... Good place for picnic gathering... Nice welcome center...

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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Always like to see the wildlife they have there but was disappointed this time that the buffalo weren't there. We did see them on the mountain though on our way out of town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Clean, small park with several picnic tables near the river. Saw a male and a female elk but no bison.

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Evanston, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I love this park,it has a great lake and a nice path to walk or ride your bike...you can walk untill you find the bison and then back,its pretty in the fall.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Even though it was cold, we were able to enjoying viewing the bison herd and 3 elk with giant antlers. There was a fun tubing hill that the children and adults were able to enjoy. It was nice to have it prepared with parking where the parents can stay warm in the car while watching the kids have fun.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I love this little park. There are great trails, you get close to the Bison and Antelope, and its just beautiful there. The towns folk are very friendly and there are great places for picnics. I recommend any tourist visiting Evanston to stop here

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We needed a quick stretch and stopped here on our way through. It is a nice visitor center and next to it is a small herd of bison. It looked like there was a nice picnic area close by too.

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Evanston, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The tables and grills along the beautiful Bear River are perfect for a relaxing meal. Anyone with children will love to show them the bison and elk which you can see easily from the road.

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Address: Address: 601 Bear River Drive, Evanston, WY
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Evanston

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