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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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Grizzly encounter - view rescued Grizzlies.

This is a fairly small Grizzly rescue operation with a large secure area for the bears. We saw two... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Menifee, California
Don't Miss This!

Love surrounds you at this beautiful grizzly sanctuary. The couple that runs and supports these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda C
Sterling, VA
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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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80 Bozeman Hill Rd, Bozeman, MT 59715-6630
+1 406-586-8893
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fairly small Grizzly rescue operation with a large secure area for the bears. We saw two large Grizzlies up close. You drive up a gravel driveway, pay at the booth and park. You enter through the small gift shop then proceed out...More

Thank wiiber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love surrounds you at this beautiful grizzly sanctuary. The couple that runs and supports these fabulous bears are truly saints. They are dedicating their ives and their funds to keep these bears healthy. The bears have been rescued from terrible situations and now are so...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so amazing to see such beautiful and massive bears and so up close! the staff are very knowledgeable and polite! I would recommend this to anyone that is traveling near there!

1  Thank Landon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved, loved, loved this place. Great day to watch the grizzlies and meet the famous Brutus, cute little gift shop, very interesting and informative guide, reasonably priced.

Thank 3156CJN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Montana Grizzly Encounter is a short 10 minute drive from Bozeman, MT, and is a FIND! You can see grizzlies up close in a naturally replicated enclosed habitat. All the bears have been rescued and are lovingly cared for. You will learn so more about...More

1  Thank CalClan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mountain Grizzly Encounter is a special place for us. Our daughter spent the previous summer working there and doing a research project for college. Bill & Amy are special people to care for their Bear kids the way they do. The education they provide is...More

Thank wrestling155
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal, the highlight of our trip. Spectacular, educational, funny. A must see if you're anywhere near Bozeman.

Thank CMP-Don
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty amazing to be within 40 feet of a pair of Grizzlies - one 500 lb female and one 800 lb male. These are magnificent creatures and you can't help but watch and listen as the owner relays stories and facts about grizzlies. This is...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 2 year old grandson to go see the bears. When we arrived, There were 2 bears out. They limit the number of bears that are out for show-n-tell. The lady gave a speech about bear safety, and what to do, it it's...More

Thank GinaPeters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned and observed so much much about these bears from a safe distance! Bill, the trainer, was so knowledgeable! Amazing animals!

Thank AboveAlbuquerque
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Alex M
28 September 2017|
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Response from RuthAnn W | Reviewed this property |
You can stay as long as you want. The owner spent at least an hour teaching about bears, which was pretty fascinating. We stayed 2 hours (between two sets of bears). There isn't anything else to do there but it was well... More
Beverly P
6 April 2017|
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Response from Ami T | Property representative |
May 1st we will be starting our Spring Hours 10am - 6pm daily, weather permitting.