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“Good to see”

Fortress of the Bear
Ranked #3 of 52 things to do in Sitka
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 21, 2013

This was fun to see the bears, they did some tricks for one of the workers, but we only stayed about 20 minutes as was not a lot to do. Hard to find with all of the construction going on.

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

While we would all love to see Brown Bears in the wild when we are in Alaska, this just usually doesn't happen. This does offer a great (and inexpensive) alternative. They are a great bear rescue organization. The bears at the facility are so active and playful. While some might compare this to seeing bears at a zoo, I enjoyed it much more than any zoo.

Thank foodnwine2522
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Rescued cubs when mother died . Saw 6 Kodiak bears that cannot be released back into the wild.
Neat trick they have is they built a large sling shot to sling food (apples, cabbage etc) into the compound and the bears romp around for their feeding.

Thank wingsofmanAtl
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Orphaned bears being taken care of by dedicated people .The fact is, these bears would have been shot had they not been taken in by this sanctuary.

Thank Alan G
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

Great way for the kids to check out the bears. Really gives you an appreciation for the size and sheer strength of these beautiful creatures! A must-see while in Sitka!

1  Thank 794drews
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