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Yellowstone Bear World

Features Animals
6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
+1 208-359-9688
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love the cubs

great to see bears close up and personal. Definitely pay for the feeding experience so you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
American Fork, Utah
They've got bears! And other critters too!!

My visit was actually last October (2016) but never got around to a review! This was actually our... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Jennifer E
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“petting zoo” (160 reviews)
“bison” (53 reviews)
“curator tour” (43 reviews)
6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great to see bears close up and personal. Definitely pay for the feeding experience so you can stop in the drive thru area and watch the animals. the staff definitely have a love for each of the animals they are caring for and more than...More

Thank travelerRF545
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

My visit was actually last October (2016) but never got around to a review! This was actually our third trip over the years. This was our second trip with the nieces and their family. It is a drive through where you get to see the...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

First contact over the phone was great! Friendly, informative and welcoming. When we pulled up to the entry gate we were greeted by a young woman who did not match our initial phone contact with customer service. She was not friendly and welcoming. Seemed more...More

Thank Patti E
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

It was so beautiful and fun!! The bears are wonderful ! I was surprised to see so many bears so closed.

Thank Tania G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place was great for the whole family. We got to see Bears, Deer, Bison and even got to pet animals at the petting zoo. My nieces 9 & 12 years of age loved every minute of it especially when they were able to bottle...More

Thank 1980Sightseer
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I telephoned before we left and was told not to worry about reservations and we travelled 81 miles from Jackson to take the narrated tour only to be told it was closed out when we arrived. DO NOT believe what you are told on the...More

Thank randys404
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This is our second time visiting Bear World, and the price went up quite a bit. It's a great way to get an update close-ish view of bears. Our kids enjoyed it. The first time we went our kids were small and now that they've...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I live in Eastern Idaho and would never go to this ridiculous tourist trap on my own. But I have been dragged there twice by family from out of state. It is overpriced, not worth the money. The animals live in small, closely confined pens....More

Thank CrustyCurmudgeon
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The drive through tour is good, but the narrated guided tour is the great one!! Be sure to go, lots more bears, and the family gets to feed the grown-up bears. They pose and beg like the family dogs!!

Thank Calvin J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Fun to see the bears so close. Kids really enjoyed it. You can drive through multiple times so if your first experience isn't great just wait a few minutes and drive through again.

Thank Mark C
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Mazer B
31 January 2017|
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Response from rag_ftw | Reviewed this property |
To answer your question we were there in mid October. Animals were visible and crowds were not bad. That having been said I honestly must add that we will not return to this establishment. Many of the bears were very much... More
23 June 2016|
Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
I just looked it up on their website because I forgot but it's $12 a person.