We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Yellowstone Bear World

Features Animals
6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
+1 208-359-9688
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Yes! Just do it!

First contact over the phone was great! Friendly, informative and welcoming. When we pulled up to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patti E
via mobile
Fun visit to the bears!

It was so beautiful and fun!! The bears are wonderful ! I was surprised to see so many bears so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tania G
via mobile
Read all 425 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Idaho's #1 wildlife attraction. A drive through wildlife park featuring North American wildlife including: rocky mountain elk, bison, white-tail deer, rocky mountain goats, moose and of course american black bear, grizzly bear and gray wolves. Wildlife are free roaming in natural habitats as your drive through in the comfort and safety of your personal vehicle or RV. Park also includes: bear cub exhibit, interactive petting zoo, fish feeding deck, amusement rides, cafe and gift shop. Guided tours and bear cub feeding experiences also available.Open daily Mid-May through Mid-0ctober.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“petting zoo” (158 reviews)
“bison” (53 reviews)
“curator tour” (43 reviews)
LOCATION
6010 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440-4405
CONTACT
Website
+1 208-359-9688
Write a Review
Reviews (425)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First contact over the phone was great! Friendly, informative and welcoming. When we pulled up to the entry gate we were greeted by a young woman who did not match our initial phone contact with customer service. She was not friendly and welcoming. Seemed more...More

Thank Patti E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so beautiful and fun!! The bears are wonderful ! I was surprised to see so many bears so closed.

Thank Tania G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great for the whole family. We got to see Bears, Deer, Bison and even got to pet animals at the petting zoo. My nieces 9 & 12 years of age loved every minute of it especially when they were able to bottle...More

Thank 1980Sightseer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I telephoned before we left and was told not to worry about reservations and we travelled 81 miles from Jackson to take the narrated tour only to be told it was closed out when we arrived. DO NOT believe what you are told on the...More

Thank randys404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time visiting Bear World, and the price went up quite a bit. It's a great way to get an update close-ish view of bears. Our kids enjoyed it. The first time we went our kids were small and now that they've...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Eastern Idaho and would never go to this ridiculous tourist trap on my own. But I have been dragged there twice by family from out of state. It is overpriced, not worth the money. The animals live in small, closely confined pens....More

Thank CrustyCurmudgeon
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The drive through tour is good, but the narrated guided tour is the great one!! Be sure to go, lots more bears, and the family gets to feed the grown-up bears. They pose and beg like the family dogs!!

Thank Calvin J
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fun to see the bears so close. Kids really enjoyed it. You can drive through multiple times so if your first experience isn't great just wait a few minutes and drive through again.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Yes you get to see black bears close by. However to do so you must slowly pass in your car (you are forbidden to stop). The progression through lasts about 10 mins. If you want to you can continue and run through the enclosure again...More

1  Thank Sebastian R
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This was the HIGHLIGHT of our 2 week trip. We paid extra for the curator tour and feeding the cubs. Worth every penny. Our guide on the curator tour really humanized the animals as she told us how they raised the cubs in the first...More

Thank Denise S
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Big Juds Country Diner
122 reviews
6.93 km away
The Great Bambino
20 reviews
7.27 km away
New Star
18 reviews
7.23 km away
Wendy's
6 reviews
7.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Jefferson County Lake
6 reviews
5.41 km away
Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum
10 reviews
8.61 km away
Gravity Factory
12 reviews
11.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Mazer B
30 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from rag_ftw | Reviewed this property |
To answer your question we were there in mid October. Animals were visible and crowds were not bad. That having been said I honestly must add that we will not return to this establishment. Many of the bears were very much... More
0
Votes
haileyjenkins2323
23 June 2016|
Answer
Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
I just looked it up on their website because I forgot but it's $12 a person.
-1
Votes