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Cherokee Bear Zoo, Cherokee

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  • The bears were so cute, but only one of them looked "happy" The little bear cub that you can pay $20 to take a picture with was adorable. But i didnt feel right paying money to have someone disturb th...  more »
  • We loved it !!! A great finish to our trip!!! Once in a lifetime experience!!! Rates A++++ you should go.  more »
  • Me and my boyfriend came and fed the bears and goats. We had a wonderful time. The bears looked well taken care of and they were very entertaining! I hope to go back in the spring when the cubs are bo...  more »
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  • Nice staff! Fun place! The bears were lazy but one of them was catching the food we were throwing in its mouth! Loved feeding the goats. The monkey showed us its teeth and made a funny face lol. Well worth it! Admission is cheap too, I believe it was like $6.00 per person
  • Staff is amazing!! Facilty very clean and animals are extremely happy! They might even do a couple of tricks if you ask nicely. Money very well spent with entry only $6. I have a hard to please 14 year girl and she loved every minute!
  • Such a great place to see bears and feed them. Plus you can take a picture with the baby bears. There is great little snack shop with great milkshakes.
  • To start with there were only bears and goats and no other animals. Both animals looked very depressed. Especially the Bears. Most of them would not even get up to eat the food. The area they are in is a concrete slab that had poop all in it and leftover food thrown everywhere it looks like a jail for bears. One of the Bears looked like he had mange. It was so sad this place needs to be shut down. The way these Bears are kept is unacceptable. I have gone to a place just like this one in a different city, and though it was still sad and the Bears were still in an enclosed brick area there was a huge difference in the way they looked and acted. Also that place is now permanently closed as this one should be also. Do not waste your money to see this it will leave you heartbroken for these poor mistreated animals!
  • Loved seeing the bears. Very cool we got to hold one and get a picture taken with one