Oswald's Bear Ranch

Upper Michigan Attractions
Largest Bear Ranch in the entire United States of America with 29 live roaming black bears in 4 habitats. Platforms allow visitors to have a barrier free view of the bears. A great place to bring the family!


Members of the:
Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce
Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce
Newberry Area Tourism Association
St. Ignace Visitors Bureau
St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce
Mackinac City Chamber of Commerce
Paradise Chamber of Commerce
Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce

Oswald's Bear Ranch
13814 County Rd 407 (H-37)
Newberry, MI 49868

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Oswald's Bear Ranch
Join the Bear Club!

The Oswald Family and Friends strive to advance the care of abused or abandoned bears through rescue efforts. Bears are cared for at the Oswald's Bear Ranch via private funds and donations.

Please join our Bear Club and help continue this effort by making a donation. We thank you for your help!

Join the Bear Club and receive the book Black Bear Tales

With a minimum donation of $10.00, you will receive a copy of, "Black Bear Tales and Native American Legends", by Suellen May Lamb

"Bears are made of the same dust as we, breathe the same winds and drink of the same waters.  A bear's days are warmed by the same sun, his dwellings are over-domed by the same blue sky, his life turns and ebbs with the heart-pulsing like ours and was poured from the same fountain..."—John Muir
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