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Bear Country USA

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13820 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702-6581
+1 605-343-2290
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Great place for all people of any age!

Car full of kids parents and grand parents this place is awesome!! Bears everywhere and animals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jay G
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Liberal, Kansas
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Had a great time. So much fun! Take the kids, grandma, grandpa, Aunt Veen and uncle Seymore and go... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Edward Hobart T
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Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile drive through this unique North American Wildlife park nestled on 250 acres of Black Hills Beauty. From the comfort of your vehicle view black bears, wolves, elk, buffalo and other wildlife! After your drive-through tour, walk around wildlife loop where young and smaller animals frolic in the outdoors. Don't miss the Baby Bears! Dine at the Cub Grub Snack Shack or shop in the Bear's Den Gift Shop. Open May through November, weather permitting. -- Open for 2017 season on April 8th weather permitting, check our website for more complete dates and hours.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“drive thru” (159 reviews)
“baby animals” (159 reviews)
“wildlife park” (55 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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13820 S Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702-6581
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+1 605-343-2290
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Car full of kids parents and grand parents this place is awesome!! Bears everywhere and animals playing like crazy! Kids loved it but I think I had more fun than they did haha. Worth every penny!

Thank Jay G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time. So much fun! Take the kids, grandma, grandpa, Aunt Veen and uncle Seymore and go! The animals are up close and great to see and take pictures of. They had me at BEAR! The cubs section is too much fun.

Thank Edward Hobart T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was so much fun! Our whole family enjoyed it! Especially seeing the baby bear cubs, they were so cute!!

Thank LJett28
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved going on the driving tour. It cost $30.00 for two seniors. The highlight for us were watching the bear cubs play. They were fantastic. They were like little kids: playing, swimming, wrestling, and climbing a tree. You could tell which cub was...More

1  Thank C J x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will see lots of wild animals, especially bears. We liked it, thought it was worth the money. Convenently located. Don't miss their younger animals too, the bear cubs were awesome.

1  Thank TOMINATOR2302
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really loved going on the driving tour. It is pricey, but definitely worth it if you are just in the area on vacation. The highlight for us were watching the bear cubs play. I could have stayed there way longer than we did just...More

Thank ginae75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a cool place to stop in! Highly recommend. You are free to browse as long as you like. Lots of animals to look at. Gift shop very cool with a wide range of things to purchase.

Thank Swampyandemma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drive thru the park safely in your vehicle to see elk, deer, wolves, mountain lions, dall sheep, bison, and, of course, many bears. Next to the gift store, an enclosure with smaller animals, such as, badgers, bobcats, porcupine, coyote, playful bear cubs, and a grizzly...More

Thank Ernest M
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can drive your car through and see the animals.. It has a petting for the children and a very nice gift shop

Thank Robert Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was sure I'd be disappointed by going to this place but I was pleasantly surprised. It was nice to see a place where every animal was in good condition and in as natural a setting as they could be and still see them. the...More

Thank Candace C
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Heather S
27 September 2017|
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Response from RhoJo73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, your dog can be in the car. They do have a Pet Policy: "Bear Country U.S.A is proud to be a pet friendly facility. All pets are allowed to accompany their owners through the drive-thru portion of the park and in... More
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2happycampers01
20 September 2017|
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Response from Cody307 | Reviewed this property |
You can see the animals from the time it open... As , I said I did it twice (back to back)...
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tsmith872017
15 April 2017|
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Response from spiritwheels | Reviewed this property |
The cost is $17 per person and $11 for kids age 12 and under. There are various other discounts that you can find on the Bear Country web page.
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