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Address: 6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
Phone Number: +1 208-359-9688
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Idaho's #1 wildlife attraction. A drive through wildlife park featuring...

Idaho's #1 wildlife attraction. A drive through wildlife park featuring North American wildlife including: rocky mountain elk, bison, white-tail deer, rocky mountain goats, moose and of course american black bear, grizzly bear and gray wolves. Wildlife are free roaming in natural habitats as your drive through in the comfort and safety of your personal vehicle or RV. Park also includes: bear cub exhibit, interactive petting zoo, fish feeding deck, amusement rides, cafe and gift shop. Guided tours and bear cub feeding experiences also available.Open daily Mid-May through Mid-0ctober.

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A great visit

I've been to Bear World many times and enjoyed it each time. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly and helpful. Kids will love the opportunity to feed animals, and enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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nampa, idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to Bear World many times and enjoyed it each time. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly and helpful. Kids will love the opportunity to feed animals, and enjoy the petting area.

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Escondido
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stopped at Yellowstone Bear World many times on our way to Yellowstone National Park. We love it there! It's a drive through wildlife park that you can drive through as many times as you want. It's amazing to see these beautiful animals up close. You have to keep your car windows up because there are bears wandering everywhere.... More 

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Rexburg, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We love going to Bear World with the kids. It's easy and the kids always get to see wildlife. It's great for all day. We go in the AM home for a bit and back for the PM (if we don't have passes that year).

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Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It was probably my third visit and by far the best. There were probably 2 dozen bears, buffalo, elk, and wolves out. It can get expensive to visit though.

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Syracuse, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fun attraction for the family. They had bear cubs that you can watch up close being fed and playing. Carnival type rides included with ticket price (Good for ten and under crowd) Lots of bear activity on the day we went drove through twice and had to yield to multiple bears in the road.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife and I stopped here on the way to Yellowstone Nat Park from Idaho Falls. Thought this might be a "tourist trap" but we were very surprised! We saw many black bears, elk, moose, wolves, and other wildlife on our leisurely drive through the park. Then stopped at the gift shop and bear feeding area and watched bear cubs... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Although it was raining, we saw a number of bear and other wild animals. You stay in the car and the attendants want you to keep moving which is bit annoying

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cheshire UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Loved it here, plan 2-3 hours for visit and book ahead for bear feeding. Very unique experience for all ages. The bottle feeding is a must do, staff are very knowledgeable and sometimes get to take home the bear cubs!

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Sheridan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We just happened upon this place while heading to Yellowstone Park. We went to the next exit, turned around and went back and were so happy that we did. The place is beautifully done, with lots of wildlife inside its compound. Yellowstone had no bears to see, so we were very happy that we stopped here. I will admit, the... More 

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Calabasas, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We really wanted to see a bear in Yellowstone and were very disappointed that we didn't so on our drive home to Salt Lake City we happened to pass through Rexburg and saw the billboard for Bear World. What a great find and the price was right at $50 for our car of two adults and a three year old.... More 

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