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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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Very Educational

We stopped there with our three grandsons. There was one bear being shown at the time, her name... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RICK B
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Great place to see bears and wolves up close but safe

I have manytimes taken guest here to visit. A bit pricey for repeat visits, but if you haven't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jehnet C
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Montana Grizzly Encounter is a grizzly bear rescue and educational sanctuary.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bear safety” (23 reviews)
“rescue bears” (16 reviews)
“casey anderson” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
80 Bozeman Hill Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-6630
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+1 406-586-8893
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"bear safety"
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"their lives"
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"viewing area"
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"bear country"
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"fun to watch"
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"nat geo"
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"informative talk"
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"beautiful animals"
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"safe distance"
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"natural habitat"
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"a small gift shop"
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"small place"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped there with our three grandsons. There was one bear being shown at the time, her name was Bella. She was so active, it was great entertainment to watch her. She played in the the water ponds, tossed logs around, pealed and ate an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have manytimes taken guest here to visit. A bit pricey for repeat visits, but if you haven't been well worth the trip. They also offer kids a opportunity to go out and place the food out for the next bears that come out. They...More

Thank Jehnet C
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We drove down to experience the grizzlies on a beautiful sunny winter day. I had always viewed this place as just a tourist trap but found out that it is more about rescuing bears that are in bad situations. The attraction is how the rescue...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

It was amazing to be so up close and personal to these amazing creatures. And the owners were incredibly knowledgeable and you can tell how much they love their bears. ❤️

Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I finally got to see the grizzly bears before my flight back home. I'm glad I checked it out. I got to see Jake and Maggi. They were fun to watch. Maggi walked around a lot and would try to get Jake to play with...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

What always impresses me about The Grizzly Encounter , besides the bears of course, is the vast knowledge and commitment of the folks that run this place. We take all our out of town guests, and never tire of listening and learning about the Bears,...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

What a great place to see grizzly bears and learn their story! Staff gives a great education on bear safety! I enjoy watching the bears every time I take guests there.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I have driven by this place Lots over the years and thought it to be just another Yellowstone Tourist trap. Finally stopped by there last Sept and was totally surprised about the place and their mission. They rescue bears and show them to create income...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We went in the morning and saw Brutus and Bella and went back in the afternoon to see Jake. Your entry fee covers the full day. The place is not elegant but is clean. I suspect most of the funds that come in go to...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Seriously incredible animals, incredible people, and wonderful place. My husband and I so enjoyed watching handsome Jake and adorable Maggi! So informative!

Thank Laurel S
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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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