Interactive map of enclosure

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Interactive map of enclosure
North American Bear Center View from deck Bear Scale Observation Deck Rock Den Pond Pat Tree Mound area Bunker dens Tasha's dug den Cabin Den Chalet Den Haven Den White Pine Cub Tree Dug Den Honey Tree

North American Bear Center


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We welcome you to the North American Bear Center

View from deck


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This is the view from the covered observation deck overlooking the bear enclosure.

Bear Scale


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The bears step on the scale to get tasty treats, they are weighed each week to ensure they are maintaining a proper weight.

Observation Deck

NABC Visitors Watching Holly


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Bear's view of the outdoor observation deck.

Rock Den


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The man-made rock den is visible from the Bear Center observation areas.

Pond


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This is a highlight of the bear enclosure, both for visitors and the bears alike! This is where they play and cool off on hot summer days.

Pat Tree


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This is the Pat Tree where treats are hung high and visitors can watch bears climb for food; imitating what bears might do in the wild to eat catkins or buds from trees.

Mound area


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An area where the bears play and forage, seen from the mound cam.

Bunker dens


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These are the two man-made bunker dens.

Tasha's dug den


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Tasha dug this den in late summer and hibernated there over the winter of 2018/2019.

Cabin Den


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The Cabin den is one of the individual enclosures for the bears.

Chalet Den


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Ted's Chalet den is the largest of the individual bear enclosures.

Haven Den


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The Haven den is adjacent to the Chalet den and is used by Tasha and Holly.

White Pine Cub Tree


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The big white pine tree, appropriately named the "Cub Tree" is a favorite place for the young and/or agile bears to climb. The rough bark makes it easy to climb and the strong branches provide a secure place to snooze.

Dug Den


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This is a den Holly dug in 2014, Tasha used it in 2017/18 as well.

Honey Tree


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This is the Honey Tree where you can see Lucky preparing to climb to the tray feeder many of the visiting wildlife feed from.