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Bear River State Park

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Address: 601 Bear River Drive, Evanston, WY
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Fun to see the bison and elk

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here recently and enjoyed looking around in the visitors center and looking at the bison herd outside. A good little stop as you are passing through.

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Ran from the hotel to Bear River SP. There were a few miles of paved trails to run on, all of which was along the River. We saw the bison in the park. Ran once in the afternoon and saw others, ran early in the morn and had the park to ourselves.

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Green River, Wyoming
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

They have a small herd of bison( they aren't buffalo). They were wondering around and the babies were real cute,regardless of the fact that they are as big as a VW bug. There is also great picnic spots, and wonderful scenery.

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Roy, Utah
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you're traveling along I-80 and need some time to rest this is a beautiful location. Lots of wildlife to see, a river that runs through and there are plenty of walkways, trails, playgrounds and picnic areas and restrooms to take advantage of.

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LAs Vegas
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Beautiful afternoon!! This was great little adventure for the nieces and nephews. They got to walk along the river and dip there toes in. The enjoyed seeing the wildlife and had a nice picnic under one of the pavilions. It was the perfect way to spend a relaxing Saturday.

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Evanson, Wyoming, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

bison and calves are wonderful to watch. also have 3 bull elk. nice walkway, you do have to watch for wild moose though

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