Loved the black bear cubs! Actually, all the bears were adorable- from a distance. Felt the place was too small, but the bears seemed very content.
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What a great experience watching the bear play. My sons said that watching the bears was better than their cell phones or TV. We all wish we spent more time sitting there watching the bears play and react to the crowds.
We were on a cruise to Alaska which stopped in Sitka for the day, we went to the FOTB. I LOVED it. I loved seeing the rescued bears, hearing their stories- it was fantastic. The people there were quite knowledgable about the bears and wildlife...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Fortress of the Bears. The 3 small black bears act like siblings. They rolled and played, and were so much fun to watch. The large brown bears are huge! They haved learned sign language, and when they want...More
I loved spending time seeing these bears so happy and healthy, and the sad truth is that they cannot be put in the wild again after they've been orphaned. This sanctuary literally saved their lives. I had no idea how playful and adorable bears are!!...More
This is an easy tour to do on your own. You can get a shuttle from in front of the tourist info center and its about a 10 minute drive from town. Impressive efforts to assist abandoned bear cubs. Not a large facility so it...More