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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 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 16:00
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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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Since you probably won't see a wolf or grizzly up close in the park, you should stop here to learn about the animals. The staff care for the animals and educate visitors about... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Since you probably won't see a wolf or grizzly up close in the park, you should stop here to learn about the animals. The staff care for the animals and educate visitors about them. Very informative.

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Golden Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to see Grizzly Bears if you are not lucky enough to see them in the wild. With snow still on the ground the bears were not out in large numbers so we decided that coming from Australia we needed to ensure that we got to see these wonderful animals. So, after the center was so highly recommended to... More 

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Ringgold, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had never seen a bear or wolf before. Facility very nice. Hot chocalate was great. Enjoyed the experience. Thank yall

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Wilsall, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my third trip to their facility and we took my brother there while he was in Montana on vacation. The price is definitely worth it! We spent about three to three and a half hours here on our way into Yellowstone National Park. The facility has quite a bit of information in the indoor visitor center type area... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you've ever wondered what happens with those bears you see in the news causing mischief or those wolf cubs rescued from some precarious dilemma, GWDC will show you. This is the perfect place to spend a couple of hours and gain some perspective and knowledge on the wildlife that's right outside in Montana and Wyoming. Unlike the mega-zoos like... More 

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Cordova, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place. Hate to see any animal confined but this is the best alternative for these grizzlies and wolves. Beautiful, graceful animals.....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great opportunity to view bears, wolves, and raptors up close. In the winter, and especially with lots of snow, the bears are not outside as much as they are in the warmer weather. Great opportunity for children to observe and learn.

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Kearns, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interactive activities. This is as close as you will ever get to Grizzlies and Wolves (safely). During winter in the early morning when snowmobiles are going about the sound triggers the Wolves to howl. It is a real spiritual moment if you are into wildlife and the outdoors. West Yellowstone is my favorite location to stay. More casual... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice this non-profit gives you up close views of animals that can't make it on their own in wild. Friendly staff. Even with new footie snow, great place to visit.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good experience and full of great information. We thoroughly enjoyed our time spent here.

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