North American Bear Center Near Ely, MN

North American Bear Center

You will never forget the experience of seeing the bears in their own environment! Watch them as they climb in the trees and roll around on the ground, play with each other and enjoy eating their berries.

Visit the little gift shop and bring something home to remember your adventure.


North American Bear Center is located in Ely, off Hwy 169. Call the Center at (218) 365-7879 or visit the website.

Hours & Rates

Visit The Site For Hours


  • Adults and Teens      $10.50
  • Seniors (65+)             $9.50
  • Children (ages 3-12) $6.50
  • Children under 3       Free
  • Members                     Free

Group Rates:

  • Adults And Teens      $9.50
  • Seniors (65+)             $8.50
  • Children (ages 3-12) $5.50