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Address: 2100 Bear Paw Ln, Marianna, FL 32448-7449
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+1 850-482-4948

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Third time this summer we are scheduled for this weekend. Really enjoy the personel and always have a good time. We take our time and make a day of it and will do it again

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Michael T
Navarre, Florida
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Sneads, Florida
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I, once again went tubing with Bear Paw Escape. The trip was amazing! The staff was very nice and helpful of where to go and what to do. I see all the bad reviews the place has and it doesn't make since. I have been here SEVERAL times and have ALWAYS had a pleasant experience. I brought... More 

1 Thank Courtney J
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85 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Our group of friends was taken by Bear paw workers to Hinson creek to put in. My kayak started to fill up with water and it sank and I flipped. I called bear paw for assist to see if they would come pick me up but instead they told me to drain the water out. I did so and paddled... More 

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Navarre, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Third time this summer we are scheduled for this weekend. Really enjoy the personel and always have a good time. We take our time and make a day of it and will do it again

Thank Michael T
Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went with a few friends floating down the river. Even though there weren't really any rapids, we still had a great time. Just be careful because some of the rocks are closer then they appear. Should take about 3-4 to get down river.

1 Thank floridagirl0496
Orlando, Florida
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. The staff was quite nice and the price was reasonable. No problem parking. We visited on a busy Saturday before school starts, so there were a lot of people out. They had more than ample equipment to handle all of us. We rented the basic black tubes and floated along. The following items are beyond... More 

1 Thank OrlandoFLutterbyGirl
Thomasville, Georgia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I imagine this really is a great place to float when the river is higher. It's not the fault of the float company that the river was low. There was A LOT of people wanting to get on the river, it was a very hot day and the temperatures of the staff and customers were running high. The ladies handling... More 

1 Thank Yvonne W
Coolidge, Ga
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Wow we did this for friends birthday party, 31 people floated down the river. We read there reviews about them being bossy. We think to organize everyone with there Ice Chest they have to be bossy. All in all it was a wonderful time Thanks for the fun

1 Thank 723jeffh
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116 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This was our teenagers first time canoeing and they really enjoyed it, we will be back for sure. They have all of the fun water rentals that you could want.

1 Thank 997christies
Tallahassee, Florida
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Kept trying to find out how much a canoe rental costs...their phone service forwards to their cell phone...which was awful service. Kept getting cut off. When I finally got in touch with someone (they called back), their canoe rental was $40, JUST to do Sping Creek for the rest of day (after 2pm). I told them never mind.... I can... More 

1 Thank Dorene L
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We used Bear Paw on July 7, 2016 to shuttle us to the Hinson drop off location. The gentleman in the store was very polite and very helpful. We wanted to be dropped off at the Yancey location but the boat ramp was being repaired by the county. However, that didn't stop us and our fun filled day. The shuttle... More 

1 Thank Marie L

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