The Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary is located about 25 miles north from Cook. It is operated by the American Bear Association and has been described as the best place to see wild black bears in their natural habitat. From their expanded viewing deck visitors can learn about black bears by observing their natural behavior.
This year the VSWS has added a new twist. They are offering several programs which will give people the opportunity to interact with bears in differents ways. Upcoming programs include:
More information on all of these can be found on our Calendare of Events (under “Things to See and Do”) or on their website at American Bear Association Website.