Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, West Yellowstone: Hours, Address, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center Reviews: 4.5/5

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
4.5
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
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. Stop in the NEW RIVER OTTER exhibit and get unobstructed underwater views of these incredible swimmers . 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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Tandy
13 contributions
Great educational facility
Sep 2021 • Couples
Great educational facility. Thought the staff were knowledgeable and friendly. Facility seemed to do a great job with caring for the animals. All seemed healthy and well cared for. They were doing some maintenance work day we were there but did not impact our visit. Great gift shop too. We enjoyed our afternoon. We stayed nearby and at night we could hear their wolves howl at night (a treat!). Wish we had time to come me back.
Written 25 September 2021
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Floridajenn
10 contributions
Hidden Gem, enjoyed watching the animals frolic
Sep 2021
Watching the bears, wolves, and otters interact and play was amazing. How wonderful that these animals get a second chance instead of having to be put down as nuisance animals. I watched them for a long time.
Written 24 September 2021
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J.A.W
8 contributions
Excellent
Sep 2021 • Couples
I was super excited to see this exhibit and learn so much. I traveled all the way from North Carolina to see this plus Yellowstone and it was amazing. The wolves and bears were awesome to watch in their habitat
Written 22 September 2021
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spires244
Jesup, GA146 contributions
Must Do
Sep 2021 • Couples
If you are staying in West Yellowstone or anywhere even close to West Yellowstone you definitely need to see the grizzly and wolf encounter center it is amazing how close you can get these animals actually see them in a wildlife setting, there are many other animals in the park as well such as bald eagle otters house and even some fish and a few snakes I believe definitely worth the time to take the family in there to get it up close and personal view of them.
Written 22 September 2021
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Robin D
Moncks Corner, SC16 contributions
Unsure at the beginning but totally worth it.
Sep 2021 • Couples
Great center- I was a little unsure of how I would feel about it being an animal enclosure but you can clearly see the animals are cared for very well. The grizzly and wolf exhibits were amazing! The staff were helpful and nice including the gift shop staff.
Written 21 September 2021
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tmarmil
57 contributions
Nice place
Sep 2021
A nice little half day outing. Grizzly bears and wolves walking around. Not as cool as seeing them in the wild, but it was fun to see anyway.
Written 21 September 2021
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LydiaM24
Nashville, TN118 contributions
Great conservational and educational experience
Sep 2021
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit last here. I'm a big fan of conservation and while I love seeing animals in their natural habitat in the wild, I love places like this that are alternatives for the animals. It helps them live a happy, healthy life instead of having to be euthanized. And it's very obvious the staff really care about these animals. We got to see Spirit, Grant & Coram. The otters were super playful when we were there. And I found the trash can display of what bears can do to the different types was very informative and quite surprising. I'm from middle Tennessee so we don't have to think about things like that. I have a tall trashcan so racoons don't get in lol. Definitely a must see when in west yellowstone.
Written 15 September 2021
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Rob K
Las Vegas, NV115 contributions
A definitely must go to place
Aug 2021
A great place to see Grizzly Bears and Wolves up close. Sure you can see bears and wolves in the park but it will more than likely be at a distance. Here you can see bears and wolves searching for the food placed by the handlers. Its a great place for kids and adults alike. We bought a season pass after our first visit.
Written 13 September 2021
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Heather M
Dallas, TX145 contributions
See Grizzlies & Wolves up close!
Aug 2021
This is a great place to see some grizzlies & wolves up close, and to learn some education things about both animals. They also had birds, including bald eagles and a video to watch about bears and wildlife. We stayed about 1 hour and I would recommend it at any age.
Written 11 September 2021
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Alex F
The Villages, FL1,087 contributions
Entertaining and educational
Sep 2021 • Couples
Staff is very friendly. Facilities are well maintained. The displays are well presented, clean and explained. Animals appeared t to o be well kept
Written 9 September 2021
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