Grizzly Bear Ranch is a small specialised lodge about halfway between Vancouver and Calgary that offers wildlife-viewing, summer wilderness adventures and grizzly bear-viewing to those with a passion for nature. We combine expertly-guided tours with fine cuisine and private riverside cabins with stunning views.

Wild Bears and Mountain Adventures


In May and June we offer five-night wildlife viewing holidays, taking our guests deep into the British Columbia wilderness.

In the summer we offer three-night stays, taking our guests high into the stunning alpine, and rafting on our blue-green wilderness river.

In the autumn we offer four-night trips, a chance to view totally wild grizzly bears in their own world.

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Gourmet Cuisine and Private Cabins


Kristin is an enthusiastic and trained cook, who graduated at the North West Culinary Academy of Vancouver, one of Canada’s leading culinary schools.

Using organic ingredients she sources locally and herbs she grows herself, she creates fresh meals which we serve with British Columbian beer and wines.

While staying at the ranch you will have your own luxurious hand-built riverside cabin away from the main house with its own ensuite bathroom and sundeck.

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An Unforgettable Riverside Setting


The ranch is set on 32 acres of remote wilderness on the banks of a fast-flowing river. Tucked away in the mountains in a little-known valley, it is an easy and scenic day’s drive from Vancouver and Calgary. The ranch can also be reached via the regional airport of Castlegar, which is about a three hour drive away.

Unlike many coastal ecosystems, we typically enjoy good weather throughout most of the season. Most of our precipitation arrives in the form of snow during the winter months.

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