Ready for a Great Bear Adventure in Montana?

A grizzly approaches through the wilderness
A grizzly approaches through the wilderness

Great Bear Adventure in Montana is a privately run park that allows visitors to see black bears and grizzly bears roam freely on the grounds. There are relatively few rules other than to stay on the path and to stay in the car. This allows people to get a closer view of bears in their natural habitats than is usually possible.

The park is a well run and interesting, but the truth is bear can be see in many Montana wildlife refugees and state parks. It is advised to stay away from the bears due to the fact that they are territorial and fiercely protective of their young.

There is plenty to do in Montana after viewing the bears in their natural habitat. Montana borders Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, and is the site of the Battle of Little Bighorn. All of these attractions contribute heavily to the tourism industry in Montana.

While visiting one of the national parks in Montana you are encouraged to report all bear sightings to park rangers to keep the park open, and safe, for visitors from all walks of life. Whether a visitor comes to Montana to study bears or to explore the thousands of acres of wildlife preserves they may very well decide that they are going to stay. Few places in the country possess the natural beauty of Montana.

Montana is home to roughly 950,000 people. The median price of a home in Montana in 2002 was $119,000 dollars according to a study down by the Center for Applied Economic Research at Montana State University. The mean annual salary in Montana was $28,670 in 2002 according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This makes Montana an affordable place to own a home.

The people of Montana work in a wide range of industries including; ranching, mining, farming, oil exploration and drilling, lumber, and tourism. According to, a nonprofit tax watchdog group, Montana ranks 40th nationally in the tax rate. Residents of Montana can expect to pay 1.1% less in taxes than the national average.

The business climate is also very friendly in Montana. The non-profit group ranks Montana as having the sixth best business climate for 2008. This shows that the State of Montana is more than a place for bear watching; it is also a great place to do business.

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Jun 14, 2009 @ 8:20 pm
are you open during the week days , what hours we are coming to Montana from PA. please let me know . thank you
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Aug 12, 2009 @ 1:01 am
We have been to the Great Bear Adventure park many times and have enjoyed it. We had guests from Germany and drove the 140 miles to the park. We were very disappointed to see a handwritten sign posted saying "Bearz Day Off". We knew the hours were 10-6 from previous visits. Hope this doesn't happen often.
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Mar 24, 2011 @ 2:14 pm
Just a supportive comment...the recent outcome to the court hearing on the individual who entered the bear enclosure after being told not certainly sounds as if the court made a grave error in the findings...the man clearly ignored instructions and was not even an employee...I hope your attorney is filing an appeal...unless something was omitted in the reports, you should not be paying anything!
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Aug 6, 2011 @ 9:09 am
We went to this park yesterday and was very disappointed.we payed way to much for this park.

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