June 22, 2024

June 22, 2024 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Harriman Ranch

3489 Green Canyon Rd, Island Park, ID

HFWA’s third annual wildlife festival boasts the theme “Bear Country” to promote “Island Park is Bear Country,” a public education program in partnership with Involved Property Owners of Island Park and Bear Aware Island Park that seeks to improve safer bear attractant storage among Island Park residents and visitors.

Harriman State park logoLocation

This year’s festival takes place in historic Harriman State Park. As always, there is a $7.00 parking fee in the park or display of an Idaho State Parks pass, and pets are not allowed. Come enjoy the beautiful scenery around the Harriman ranch

Los Tacotes Authentic mexican foodFood!

Food will be available for purchase from local food truck: Los Tacotes, authentic Mexican food!

ActivitiesParticipating organizations: USDA, Idaho Fish and Game, Idaho Wildlife Federation, National Parks Conservation Association, Centennial Valley Association, Heart of the Rockies initiative, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Equine Land conservation coalition, Teton wildlife rehabilitation center

Displays and activities are provided by participating conservation organizations and agencies. Here are just a few of the activities to look forward to:

  • Test your bear-spray skills against IDF&G’s charging mechanical bear
  • Join Harriman State Park naturalists on a nature walk every hour
  • First visitors can receive a free bear spray with proof of hunting or fishing license
  • Enjoy outdoor games and kids coloring activities

That’s certainly not all! To top it off, we are holding our biggest raffle yet! Tickets are available for purchase now. Our show-stopping prizes include two bear-resistant trash containers fromĀ Bear Guardians. But that’s only the beginning. Click the link to view more!

Purchase raffle tickets