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Travel Guide To Bearizona In Northern Arizona

February 23, 2024

If you’re considering making a trip to Bearizona, where the untamed beauty of the wilderness meets the excitement of a wildlife park, you absolutely should get to planning! Bearizona is a one-of-a-kind drive-thru wildlife park offering a unique experience with a variety of animals found in North America.

Bearizona is conveniently located in Williams, Arizona, just a short drive from Village Camp Flagstaff! Be sure to make Village Camp Outdoor Resort your home base for your Bearizona outing.

But without further adieu, we’ll share our pro tips, highlights, and all the 411 so you can make the most of your visit to Bearizona!

Hour Of Operation

Bearizona is open year-round, but hours change depending on the season. Take a look at the official Bearizona website for the most up-to-date info.


Take your pick from different packages, which include standard drive-thru admission or a combination ticket that grants access to both the drive-thru AND the Fort Bearizona walk-through area.

Traveling with really little ones? Children under the age of 3 can access Bearizona for free!

The Drive-Thru Adventure

Don’t miss the drive-thru experience, which is the heart of Bearizona. Keep those windows rolled up as your drive through the park and view a smattering of North American wildlife, including black bears, bison, wolves & more!

Keep these tips in your back pocket:

  1. Bring Snacks: Enjoying the drive-thru experience may take some time, so pack some snacks and drinks for the journey.
  2. Follow the Rules: Be sure to adhere to all park rules, including speed limits and guidelines for interacting with the animals.
  3. Prepare for Weather: It’s no secret that Arizona weather keeps us on our toes, so check that forecast and prepare accordingly!

Fort Bearizona

Post-drive-thru adventure, peruse Fort Bearizona! This walk-through section boasts a closer look at some of the park’s smallest animals, including otters, porcupines, and the cutest of bear cubs.


Whether you’re in the mood for a quick snack or a full meal, Bearizona offers a variety of options for every explorer and every appetite.

Bearizona is a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts, wildlife lovers, and anyone seeking a unique and immersive experience. With its stunning natural surroundings and the opportunity to see North American wildlife up close, Bearizona promises a memorable adventure for the whole family. Plan your trip, pack your sense of adventure, and get ready for a wild time at Bearizona!

Why Make Village Camp Your Base Camp for the Bearizona experience?

Village Camp offers premium adventure cabins available for both rental and ownership, and expansive RV sites. Village Camp seamlessly melds authentic outdoor escapades and untouched natural landscapes with the conveniences of a home away from home in Flagstaff. Whether you’re a visitor or an owner, Village Camp ensures a blend of well-appointed base camp comforts and boutique hotel amenities – just steps from adventure.