Check out the Grizzly Encounters featuring Jeff "the Bear Man" Watson, Bob, and Screech.  This trio has been featured on Animal Planet's Project Grizzly as well as Discovery Channel's Porter Ridge.  We offer two options to encounter Bob and Screech.  

Grizzly Ridge VIP

Our MOST EXCLUSIVE experience 

  • Limited to 20 ppl

  • One-on-one time with Jeff "the Bear Man"

  • Prepare and feed their breakfast

  • View them up close



ALL Access

The ULTIMATE animal experience at Wilstem

  • The ULTIMATE animal experience at Wilstem​ includes the Roos and Crew, Giraffes, and Grizzlies during Winter Season OR Roos and Crew, Giraffes, Grizzlies, and Elephants during the Spring, Summer, and Fall.

SPR/SUM/FALL: $199/person

WINTER: $149/person

Grizzly Education Encounter

  • View the bears in their natural habitat from a platform in a safe environment

  • Ask questions and take one-of-a-kind photos 

  • Kid-friendly



** There is a $2.00 fee per ticket not included in pricing.  Any guest entering the barn must purchase a full price ticket, even if they choose not to participate.  Any photos taken during encounters are to be used for personal use only!

ALL Grizzly Encounter Experiences Include:


Come meet Rocky, Katie, and Karl, just a few of the animals you will get to see at our Roos and Crew Encounter.  View our animals in an intimate setting and learn all about their personalities.  Complete with a variety of small animals, kangaroos, and our iguana it is sure to be a memorable experience!