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    Great Bear Camping

    3549 Route 105 | Bear Island, New Brunswick E6L 1J6, Canada
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (8)
          Pool & Beach (2)
          Room & Suite (2)
          • Excellent69%
          • Very good19%
          • Average0%
          • Poor7%
          • Terrible3%
          2 weeks ago
          “I really, really like Great Bear! A tale of 5 campfires!”
          5 Sep 2016
          “My summer happy place!”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Pets Allowed
          Breakfast included
          Room Service
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          1 - 5 of 26 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          I meant to write this review last summer but did not have the chance. I did however take notes, so better late than never! We were met by a friendly lady at the gate, and were given our site. We parked our tent trailer in...More

          Thank sarahthompson789
          Response from Valerie H, Owner at Great Bear Camping

          Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about our family's campground. I am so pleased we were able to provide you with a wonderful holiday. Looking forward to having you back in 2017. Valerie

          Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

          Can not wait to become seasonals next year! We camped here many weekends this summer and never experienced a bad moment. It is a quiet and spacious place to relax. Seasonals are friendly and helpful and I cannot say enough about the owners and how...More

          Thank Tanya K
          Reviewed 26 August 2016

          Tented earlier this summer, and again in August. First time was OK, nice area and close to the water. The beach was a little dirty, but OK. The only real complaint was the constant running of a chainsaw at a beachfront lot. I'm OK with...More

          Thank kimblanchard12345
          Response from Valerie H, Owner at Great Bear Camping

          We are very sorry your most recent camping experience at Great Bear Camping was not a positive one for you and your family. I have checked with staff and unfortunately we were not aware of the issues you were facing . Be assured that we...More

          Reviewed 21 August 2015

          Just spent out first long weekend at great bear. Beautiful grounds sloping down to the beautiful St John River. Grounds are well laid out and very clean. People are nice and laid back. No hurries, no worries

          1  Thank Jean P
          Reviewed 14 August 2015

          We were lucky enough to spend our evening at Great Bear on the Plateau site. When we arrived around sunset the staff were waiting for us with a friendly welcome and easy check in. We set up our tent at the waters edge and enjoyed...More

          1  Thank Karen D
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Babysitting
          • Free Parking
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Price range
          • US$35 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 80
          • Location
          • Canada >
          • New Brunswick
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          As a seasonal camper for a number of years at Great Bear I would like to make following comments on the posters comments. Great Bear has a number of seasonal campers that have been there for many many years in some cases. Everyone helps each other out and those that pull in for a weekend or month. I have camped for many years travelling around until I decided to take a seasonal at Great Bear. Having camped at alot of camp grounds, you see the difference at Great Bear with friendly campers and very nice sized lots compared to a number of other campgrounds that have you 5 feet away from next lot. If you look at what other camp grounds charge for seasonals, you will find Great Bear is priced fairly for what you get in lot size alone and view/access to water. Other campgrounds near Breat Bear charge anywhere from $1700 to $4500 for a seasonal lot. Most don't have access and view to water, so you must consider that in deciding how much you are willing to pay for what you get. I agree there is no store but there is one 15 minutes or so to Fredericton or to Nackwick. No wifi, well most campgrounds in NB don't have cable or wifi, for most of us, we have our own wifi on a Rogers or Bell stick and sat TV if that is what you want. There is no public dock, but there is a public launch and public beach access. A number of seasonal have docks and to my knowledge the owners of these docks never complain when someone pulls to dock to get people on boat. As a seasonal, you get a package from the owner at beginning of year, that clearly outlines dates the campground is open. It clearly states that the campground closes on Labor Day weekend, and if you choose to stay longer the fee you pay is to: (1) leave power connected or (2) stay a night. It should not be a surprise to anyone when end of season ends and the fees charged after that date. Demographics are changing. The campground in last 2 years or so has seen more kids camping. I know owner is looking at installing a playground so kids have a slide, monkey bars etc (there is one now with swings)...A new salt water pool was also installed this year. As for campground activities, there were some if people wanted to participate. This year we had 3 weekend nights of fireworks, a potluck dinner, kid activities and a washer toss tournament.
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          "d11 was a great spot"
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          "check out the plateau"
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          "Book early to get the waterfront sites (a number of them get booked the year before)."
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          "Walk through this lovely campground and visit with the special group of seasonals that are there!!!!"
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