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Montana Grizzly Encounter

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80 Bozeman Hill Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-6630
+1 406-586-8893
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Who doesn't love grizzly bears?!

This was an awesome experience! After researching things to do in Bozeman, this was one of the main... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brady V
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Freedom, Wisconsin
Worth the stop!

Very thorough and educational talk about grizzly bears while you watch a bear (we had Brutus) in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rob J
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Montana Grizzly Encounter is a grizzly bear rescue and educational sanctuary.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bear safety” (23 reviews)
“rescue bears” (17 reviews)
“casey anderson” (13 reviews)
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80 Bozeman Hill Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-6630
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+1 406-586-8893
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"their lives"
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"bear country"
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"fun to watch"
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"viewing area"
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"these magnificent creatures"
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"nat geo"
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"informative talk"
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"safe distance"
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"natural habitat"
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an awesome experience! After researching things to do in Bozeman, this was one of the main attractions I wanted to visit. It was cool to see the bears closer than you normally would in person. It's fun to just watch them do their...More

Thank Brady V
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very thorough and educational talk about grizzly bears while you watch a bear (we had Brutus) in the habitat close by. We spent about an hour there. Complimentary goat pen by the parking lot with four hungry goats loving the grass fed to them by...More

Thank Rob J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some time to kill before our flight, and so decided to spend some time here. So glad we did. We had a chance to see Bella- a rescue Grizzly from Alaska. She is an amazing creature to watch and learn about. The staff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was really informative. Learned alot about what to do and what not to do if you encounter bears. I don't think the grizzlies were as active during the time we were there, but we still got to see a couple. Enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great time!! It is clear that the employees are very passionate about the bears!! While observing the bears a staff member shared alot of interesting facts about bears in general and also shared the back stories of all of the bears. When...More

2  Thank jessslikestotravel
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Ami T, Owner at Montana Grizzly Encounter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely worth the $8 entrance fee What an awesome animal sanctuary. It was very cold when we visited, so we stayed inside while they were changing the bears that were in the enclosure. I’m so glad we had the chance to talk to...More

1  Thank Dawn H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How amazing that there are wonderful people like these who can take care of these bears. Nice that they aren't trained circus animals.

1  Thank skip2maalou
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the experience, great information and close observation of the bears. It looks small but worth the trip!!

Thank Tweedie65
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was pretty much what I expected - got really good look at these magnificent creatures. They take turns putting the rescued bears out in the acre enclosure & they hid treats so it’s interesting to watch them and they are stimulated too instead of...More

1  Thank Tracy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Montana Grizzly experience was recommended to us by locals. Upon arriving we were a bit concerned by the small size of the facility. However the bear talk was incredible. We loved seeing Brutus up close. This experience was amazing. This was one of the...More

Thank Patricia F
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KellyGreen065
21 December 2017|
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Response from kroseems | Reviewed this property |
Try and arrive around the time they switch the bears, then you get to see them all.
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TNeale
8 November 2017|
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Response from tinman273 | Reviewed this property |
All months. Spring: 10am - 6pm Summer: 9am - 7pm Fal: 10am - 6pm Winter: 10am - 4pm "Montana grizzly encounter" all one word.
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28 September 2017|
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Response from christine s | Reviewed this property |
You can stay as long as you want and also return the next day. Cost is $7 and there is a gift shop to browse.
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