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Where can you see bears in Yellowstone?

You can see bears all over Yellowstone as there are 1400 living in the area. Here are the best areas to view them:


·     Lamar Valley

Lamar Valley is a heaven for the wild bear to live. Black and Grizzlies bear may be seen everywhere in it. People can see the couples of bears in the months of May and June Lamar Valley.

·    Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake is one of the best places in Yellowstone where people can observe bears easily and also in large numbers. In southern Yellowstone, people spot bears on the shores of Yellowstone Lake.

·    Hayden Valley

Hayden Valley is included in one of the places of Yellowstone where people can easily see the large numbers of bears. People cannot cross the road in this area easily due to a large number of bears on the road. This place is full of black and glazing bears. Hence people are very careful to leave the road. People can also watch small cub in Hayden Valley in the spring. People may watch four little hubs at once having with big bears. 


·    Mammoth Hot Springs

There are lots of bear surroundings in Mammoth.  Elk is chasing in the town. Bears walk in the Upper Terraces. Black bears walk in Beaver Ponds Trail. People have to be sharp and careful in Mammoth Hot Springs.

·    Dunraven Pass

If you visit Yellowstone in late summer or in fall, Dunraven Pass is the best place for you to see black and grizzly bears. This is a pass between Canyon and Tower which attracts bears because bears gather to harvest pine nuts from the trees that grow in the past. Black bears up in the tress to get cones while grizzlies would mostly walk in the forest.

·    Canyon

Canyon village is the best place to watch bears in spring and summer. There are many plants for bears and many places to dig up, and elk calves to hunt in early summer in Canyon.


There are 800 grizzly bears and 600 black bears living in the Yellowstone area.

Bears have been a symbol of Yellowstone for a long time. Most people visit Yellowstone to observe bears. Yellowstone is one of the best places in the world to observe bears easily. There are wild bears in both black and grizzly bears. People can see 10 to 15 bears in a day in Yellowstone easily.

In the history of Yellowstone, bears stole and begged food from people, people could easily observe them very near to them, by thronging foods from their cars bears. Mostly they are found near the hotels of Yellowstone for their food, and people can easily see them from the hotels too. The situation has been changed now. Bears generally do not beg and stole food from human.

To watch bears is a little bit harder now, but once people watch them, they show much more natural behavior. Bears are most active in the summer, spring, and winter and sometime in the March and in start of the April too.


Bears can be so cute it is hard to believe they are a danger.

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