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Walking to find the bear park from our hotel in Bern was fun. I lost my way and walked way out of my way to find it, but that is somewhat the fun of it all. It was a warm autumn afternoon and the bears...More
This park sits aside a beautiful river, there are bears to watch in the enclosure, but the big draw is the path down by the river. An elevator is on site allowing for wheel chair access to the path along the river. It’s also free!
Taking bus No 12 from the train station or from the central street of old town you get off at ''Barenpark''. You will see a lift that takes you down to the river bank and the park. Not many bears to see, the most interesting...More
The bear park was great- a must see. The bears seemed happy enough so it was a pleasure to watch them play and swim in the sun. It is right on the river and free to the public and offers great views across to the...More
The bear is the "mascot" of Bern, so this little bear park right on the water is a cute place to visit while in Bern. It's also right on the water so it's a nice spot. Plus the beats are pretty close so you get...More
Bern has always been the city of bears, and formerly hosted their bears in a medieval hole in the ground. It was sad to see the bears trapped in the hole. The city has created a great outdoor area along the river with several layers,...More
There isn't much to see, but I felt like I needed to see the bears if I was in Bern and they were easy to find. Historically, it's a great story to think bears have been there for as long as they have, so it...More
They're just there chilling, living their best life in the old town of Switzerland's Federal capital. They go to sleep over the Winter so if you catch a glimpse of them before hibernation, recognise your luck. I'm a close neighbour and overall they're pretty quiet,...More