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We have visited the Vince Schutte Bear Sanctuary several times and never tire visiting. You are up close to the bears witnessing them in their own habitat making this experience genuinely unique. People of all ages will enjoy this location, tucked back in the woods...More
This is a bit of a drive from us, but we have been a few times. Always interesting to see the bears and cubs. Nice to hear the story of "why". Watch for the 3 legged bear!
There is plenty of viewing area for lots...More
We loved visiting the sanctuary on our trip to Northern Minnesota. With just a short drive on the shuttle, we were able to watch the bears. It was amazing how close we were. The viewing platform is nice with plenty of room to walk around...More
I had zero expectations for this place, but it came recommended to us by a family member so we thought we’d give it a try. I am so glad we did! When you pull in, you are instructed where to park. Then you buy your...More
A great place to view bears in their natural habitat. Very family friendly, great for kids. Gift shop is nice. Boardwalk around the meadow viewing area gives everyone a chance to photograph or view bears (eating mainly). Saw several sets of cubs that climbed trees...More
My kids and rest of family loved every minute of this. Getting to see this many wild bears is a really treat with passionate and intelligent staff it was a learning experience along with a real eye opener for my kids
My husband and I are in Hibbing, Minnesota celebrating our 6th wedding anniversary, and this place was only about an hour away.
We made the mistake of turning on to E Nett Lake Drive, but only because that’s where our GPS took us. This was...More
Worth the trip to see bears not in cages. Instead you're in a "people cage", large deck. We went with our grands, ages 5,7,9. They loved it! It's a wildlife sanctuary, it's a non-profit. We weren't looking for a deep knowledge of understanding bears when...More