Bears have been unfairly demonized for centuries. Exaggerated perceptions of danger historically led to eradication campaigns using bounties, poison, trapping, and shooting. All eight bear species around the world are now listed as vulnerable, threatened or endangered in all or portions of their ranges. Remote habitats that once insured isolation and protection are now being occupied by people, and the attitudes of these people will determine the future of those populations.Plan to visit North American Bear Center and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ely attractions using our Ely sightseeing planner.
North American Bear Center reviews
A fun place to visit! The educational information on the inside of the building is phenomenal - lots of educational videos, info, and exhibits. If you actually want to read and watch everything, you'd have to come back for a second visit and it'd be worth it. The tour was great as well and the staff were kind and very knowledgeable.
Great experience! The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. Nice gift shop. I learned a lot about bears during my time there. Very educational! I would highly recommend checking this place out!
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