FAQs

Can I drive a trailer or RV through the park?

The roadways through the park are wide enough for a trailer or RV to navigate. However, if you choose you can unhook your trailer in the parking lot before you drive through. 

Can I drive through with pets in the vehicle?

All pets must be in the cab of the vehicle. If your pet cannot ride in the cab of the vehicle we do offer complimentary kennels during your visit.

Can I drive through more than once?

You may re-enter the drive through portion of the park unlimited times during your visit. The re-entry gate will close at the same time as the admission gate.

Do you accept credit and debit cards?

We accept all major credit cards and debit cards. (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover)

Do you accept checks or travelers checks?

We do accept Traveler’s Checks. We do NOT accept personal checks.

Do you honor the National Parks Pass?

We are not affiliated with the national park service; therefore, National Parks Pass and Golden Age Passes are not valid at Yellowstone Bear World.

How long should I plan on spending at Yellowstone Bear World?

You should plan on spending 1 ½ to 2 hours for your visit. However, with the re-entry to the drive through and the other experiences (Curator Tours, Bottle Feeding, Amusement Rides) many visitors will spend 3-5 hours.

When is a good time to view the animals?

We feed the animals throughout the day so any time is a good time to visit the park. If your schedule is flexible, the mornings are generally a little better than the afternoons when it is hot.

Where is Yellowstone Bear World located?

We are located 5 miles south of Rexburg, ID right off of US HWY 20. See Map

Where is the nearest lodging?

There are many lodging opportunities in the area of Yellowstone Bear World. Please refer to this link for some recommendations: See Regional Information

How far is Yellowstone Bear World from West Yellowstone, MT?

We are approximately 80 miles south of West Yellowstone, MT on US HWY 20.

How far is Yellowstone Bear World from Jackson, WY?

We are approximately 80 miles west of Jackson, WY using State HWY 33.

Do you have an ATM machine?

We do have an ATM machine located in the Three Bears Gift Shop.

Can I purchase items from the gift shop online?

At this time we do not have an online store, but we are working on it. If you would like to purchase items you have seen during past visits we can arrange purchase via e-mail. In your message please include your name, contact phone # and the items you are interested in and a gift shop representative will contact you personally. Contact Us

What is the weather like at Yellowstone Bear World during the season?

Average Temp Highs: May- 65 degrees, June 74 degrees, July 82 degrees, August 81 degrees, September 71 degrees, October 60 degrees

Is Yellowstone Bear World wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the areas in and around the Three Bears Gift Shop are all wheelchair accessible. The exception would be the Curator Tour. On the Curator Tour the passengers are required to stand in an open air vehicle during tour.
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