By Ann Shields
June 09, 2014

Before you visit British Columbia’s Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary, be forewarned that no one can set foot on the 109,000-acre park: you hire an officially sanctioned sailboat and guide to take you. The pay-off? Unparalleled views of grizzly bears engaged in grizzly business like foraging and playing and fishing.

Ann Shields is a senior digital editor at Travel + Leisure. You can find her on Twitter at @aegisnyc. Get the Daily Transporter newsletter in your in-box.