Bärenpark is a charming and strategic board game that invites players to delve into the world of bear parks. Your task is to construct a visually appealing and efficiently designed bear park.

Gameplay Overview

  • Build a Bear Park: Create a unique park with various bear species and attractions.
  • Polyomino Tiles: Utilize Tetris-like tiles to layout your park on a grid.
  • Scoring Mechanism: Earn points for animal houses, outdoor areas, and more.

Special Features

  • Varied Species: Includes different bear species, each with their unique requirements, as well as the adorable koala.
  • Efficient Use of Space: Plan carefully to maximize the use of available land.
  • Building Permits: Acquire and manage permits to expand and enhance your park.
  • Icon-Covering System: Strategically place tiles to cover icons and acquire new tiles and park sections.


Bärenpark offers an engaging blend of strategy and puzzle-solving, perfect for players who enjoy spatial planning and resource management. The game's theme is not only unique but also executed with a delightful charm that makes it appealing to a wide range of players, from families to seasoned gamers. The challenge of efficiently designing your park while competing with others adds a layer of depth to the gameplay, ensuring that each playthrough is engaging and competitive. Overall, Bärenpark is an excellent choice for those seeking a visually appealing, thought-provoking, and enjoyable board game experience.

Nominated for 8 awards and won 4.

  • 2 - 4 Players
  • 30 - 45 Minutes
  • 8+ years old
  • Easy to learn

Video reviews, ratings, Let's Plays and tests for Bärenpark

  • YouTube Review for the game "Bärenpark" by Shut Up & Sit Down
    Video is in English
  • YouTube Review for the game "Bärenpark" by BoardGameGeek
    Video is in English

We like Bärenpark so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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