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Kicking Horse Mountain Resort - Grizzly Bear Refuge

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is home to the world’s largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat. This Grizzly Bear Refuge is where resident orphaned grizzly bear Boo lives and plays. Visitors are given the opportunity, as part of a one-of-a-kind interpretive tour, to view a grizzly bear interacting much as they do in the wild; foraging, hunting, playing, swimming, snoozing and exploring. Held multiple times a day throughout the summer season, these tours are educational and interactive, allowing guests a unique opportunity to view this incredible animal and learn about the plight of this blue listed species.

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews
4.5 based on 696 reviews
“Spectacular scenery any time of year!”
Spectacular scenery any time of year!
June 26, 2017, by Carol N
Great views on the gondola, a little expensive for the ride up. We ate at the restaurant/bar up top, the service was wonderful, the drinks were served fast and with a smile. The food was good, but...
“Gondola Ride to the top.”
Gondola Ride to the top.
June 21, 2017, by
Very enjoyable. The views from the top are spectacular. We ate at the restaurant at the top. Staff and food was awesome.
“If you are a skier must go!”
If you are a skier must go!
June 13, 2017, by Rick T
We went here in the Spring conditions on the lower mountain were marginal due to a freeze thaw. However conditions at the top were nothing short of amazing. Deep snow steep trails and a view for...