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4639 Sawmill Creek Road
Sitka, Alaska 99835

907 747-3032

Fortress Of The Bear an educational bear rescue center located in Sitka, Alaska. We bring orphaned bears from all over the state of Alaska and find homes for them in zoos and sanctuaries internationally.  We currently have 8 resident orphaned bears in 3 separate enclosures.  These enclosures mimic the natural settings that they would normally be found.  Visitors view from above in a covered area and have the opportunity to observe and photographic their continuous antics.

Gift Cards by Amanda Casey


Welcome to the Fortress Of The Bear shop!  Each of our items are exclusive and proprietary.  Our designs are mostly in house or local artists.  We are honored to share this beautiful town with First Nation people and we try to incorporate their art into our items.  We are lucky to have the artistry of Claire Turner, our bear manager, take the design helm.

For international orders, drop us an e-mail at for a shipping quote.

Gift Cards by Amanda Casey


Gift Cards by Amanda Casey


This pack of 8 gift cards feature stunning watercolor portraits of our bears by the incredibly talented artist, Amanda Casey! 

Made with linen card stock, each card is 7x5 and left blank inside for your own message. Each of our resident bears (and the late Balloo) are featured on their own card, and have their name printed on the back. 

If you don't want to use them as cards - why not frame your favorite bear and hang in your home? 

You can find more of Amanda's beautiful artwork, or commission your own piece, by visiting her facebook page:

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