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Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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Address: 201 South Canyon, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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+1 406-646-7001
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08:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 20:30
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See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit...

See LIVE grizzlies and wolves at this AZA Accredited, Not-for-Profit Wildlife Park and Educational Facility. Activities include: Keeper Kid's (hide food for the bears), live Bird-of-Prey Exhibits, view two separate wolf packs from the Naturalist Cabin, Wolf Enrichment, Safety in Bear Country Programs, Yellowstone Park Ranger Talks, a World-Class Bear museum, intriguing films and presentations. Open 365 days (GWDC bears DO NOT hibernate). Admission is good for two consecutive days. One block from Yellowstone National Park.

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Amazing plzce

We had a wonderful time even with the cold, wind and snow. These animals are loved and amazing to watch. Great place to take the family.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful time even with the cold, wind and snow. These animals are loved and amazing to watch. Great place to take the family.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best $13.00 I have spent in years. Wolves, bears, and birds of prey. We spent almost 4 hours here watching the various bears as they came out into the encounter. Educational and awe inspiring.

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Thank Ron R
Massachusetts
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This sanctuary holds bears, wolves, and raptors that have been rescued. We spent about 1 1/2 hours here and loved seeing the animals. There are senior discounts.

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Culpeper, Virginia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visits to the center. Informative, educational and fun all rolled into one! We loved talking with Chelsie Morris as she answered our questions with knowledge and a smile. My granddaughters want to be naturalists now and want to work at the center, too! We also enjoyed the Keeper Kids program! They will never forget their experiences... More 

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Puyallup
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last visit we skipped this, thinking it was more for families with kids. Wrong! Great place to see and learn about grizzlies, wolves, raptors in the park area. Take the time to talk to the staff. They are friendly and very informative. Pass buys you 2 consecutive day visits. Well worth it.

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Thank bodori
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome live exhibits, nice setting w/necessary fencing. Was very cold, windy w/light snow when we visited - they do have 'warming' structures which allow to see from a warm & protected place. We got to hear about & to see the feeding of Sam - 900+ lb grizzly bear - was fascinating to watch him searching for his food -... More 

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Thank Carol S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bears at this center are very well taken care of. They actually have to search for their food under rocks and catch fish more like they would in their natural habitats. These bears are not overweight like you see in many zoos. The facility is a little small but it is worth a visit. Love the bears and the... More 

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Thank Michelle P
Carmichael, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great experience. Staff was very friendly, helpful and informative. The bears and wolves were interesting to watch. I was taken by the ground squirrels. Great place for kids. Admission is good for two days, so you can see the animals at different times of the day.

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Ramona, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The animals appear to be well cared for. The enclosures are thoughtfully designed. It is nice to be able to see the elusive animals up close. They are all animals that would have been destroyed if not for the center. The entrance fee covers two days so you can go back as many times as you like during that time.... More 

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Thank Sherry D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went here in the morning before a day at the park. The staff was helpful by telling us to go see one of the bears first before they took him off exhibit. It was $13pp to get in but I didn't find it expensive. They have a little museum too where you can learn about the... More 

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