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Oswald's Bear Ranch, Newberry
(4.1/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • My cousins had taken their kids here before and they liked it so much we went back when I was with them. There's different sections for different ages of the animals and double fencing on everything s...  more »
  • Wife and I stopped here during a 2016 fall color tour. The bears seemed to be in good condition and had a nice habitat. Good time 
  • My grown son wanted to check this place out so bad. He was convinced that black bears are misunderstood creatures. Turns out he was right. This place generally closes for the season at the end of Sept...  more »
Google
  • This is a very cool place to see bears that are well taken care of. There are chances to interact with cubs and several different bear enclosures. The bears are well taken care of and have a lot of space.
  • Great place to take the kiddos. Also, good for the adults. I had a great time their with my son, and bestie!! Recommend to all...🐻🐻
  • This was a wonderful experience for us and our girls! Some reviews I read complained of the fencing and I will agree that it was difficult to get good pictures however it's that way to protect visitors and the Bears! We did the picture with the cub they use your camera which was fine with me. The guy taking the pics took 39 of them! I got to go through and choose which ones I liked. It was a pretty quick thing though so make sure you smile the whole time!! You can buy apples to feed the Bears and they love it!
  • Fun, interesting stop. For only $20 a car. There were 38 bears when we were there. We took a photo with the baby bear for $10 but it turned out fuzzy. It was still cute.
  • This is really only an hour visit. It is neat to see the bears but kind of expensive. Bathrooms are horrid. HORRID. HORRID!!!!!! Completely unacceptable considering the cash flow that is happening.