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Bear River State Park

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Address: 601 Bear River Dr, Evanston, WY 82930-5364
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+1 307-789-6547

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My son, Jonny Pentz, puts his Car show Events on here!

The park is well maintained and they have reasonable rates for events, you can come here to see our Elk and Buffalo. It is a beautiful clean atmosphere!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sher P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is well maintained and they have reasonable rates for events, you can come here to see our Elk and Buffalo. It is a beautiful clean atmosphere!

Thank Sher P
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great way to see Wyoming wildlife firsthand. Elk and Bison can be seen and if you really lucky might even see a Moose traveling through the park. Good for cross country skiing and families can sled on the hill. Visitor center good showcase of what Wyoming has to offer travelers. A very good time.

Thank Jeff A
El Dorado, Arkansas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Highly maintained, walk by the river and enjoy the wildlife. The bison and elk are fenced, but watching them was a treat. Magpies sitting on the bison was enjoyable.

Thank deniseal65
Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were in SLC for an Archery camp and had a day to spare so we headed to Wyoming to see the world. First off, what a beautiful drive. Minimal cars on the interstate, and everyone is so courteous on the road. (Coming from SW FL, that is rare) The drive was great, took us about 1.5 hours to get... More 

Thank Suzi S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

we have always met friendly people there; it's convenient to the highway and to downtown, with a lovely river running through it.

Thank Wkwk2014
Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Getting a little exercise is a good idea when you're on a road trip. This Park is well maintained, the trail is easy and safe. Go stretch it out along the river. Tax dollars put to good use.

1 Thank onetwor
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had time to kill, decided to stop. Love seeing the buffalo. Quiet place - seems to be well kept. Peaceful visit.

1 Thank Kristy M
Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We went to Bear River State Park. its easy to get to from Highway 80. There is the pretty Bear River with walking trails and signs to describe the area. There are picnic tables. There is children's playgrounds. I liked seeing the bison in their fenced in area as well as elk. It was nice to see them. There is... More 

1 Thank mini
Roy, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a great little wildlife park, with paved pathways for walks or runs along the Bear River. A small herd of buffalo roam in a large pasture, while a small family of elk hang out in another. The short drive through the park is quite pleasant, and the other visitors are friendly (the bison and elk have 'ignore mode'... More 

Thank Glenda M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We were in town to watch high school basketball basketball games and were waiting for the games to start. We grabbed some fast food and were looking for a place to eat it. We found what looked like a rest area and pulled into the parking lot. It was a little chilly so we ate in the car. While we... More 

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