Shop for the best bear gifts for the wildlife and outdoor enthusiast in your life – practical, cute, funny, and fun gifts included.
If you follow us on social media, you know that our Asheville, North Carolina home is also the residence of some pesky but adorable black bear families.
They flip our plants, climb and itch their butts on our trees, and look into our windows. The cats are always ticked. We even pay extra for bear-proof trash cans.
And, if you love hiking across Western North Carolina (WNC) and the Blue Ridge Mountains, you might just run into a few black bears too.
In honor of our furry friends and for our mountain travelers and residents, we are sharing the best gifts for bear lovers.
Find bear-themed gifts for adults as well as the entire family, including games, apparel, books, glassware, blankets, socks, and souvenirs.
Not all of these bear gift ideas are just black bears either. Spy polar bears, brown bears, and teddy bears.
And, shop for them all online. Let’s get started!
You might also enjoy these fun facts about bears.
35 Best Bear Gifts To Buy Online
One of the best bear gifts for adults, almost everyone can appreciate a good coaster.
After seeing our baby bears eating acorns close up through the windows, their massive paw prints are quite memorable.
Remember your NC travels with these boating bears or log-rolling bear coasters.
Wine Bottle Holder
If you know us from our sister site, The Uncorked Librarian, you know that we love our cocktails and wine.
For funny bear gifts, we opt for this decorative wine bottle holder.
Is that a bear or Christine?
Bear Drinking Glasses
Of course, you cannot go wrong with bear-themed glassware. We especially adore bear coffee mugs and cocktail glasses.
For the champagne lovers in your life, be sure to check out these champagne gift ideas on our sister site.
For bear gifts for her (or him), who can resist slippers, especially in the winter?
Across all of our sites, slippers are one of the most popular and regularly purchased items. We go through at least one pair a year.
If you are looking for more attention-grabbing slippers, though, we suggest these fun bear claw slippers.
Bear Hoodie & Sherpa
For adorable and cozy gifts, this bear hoodie is sure to keep you warm. Find bear hoodies for both adults and children.
Or, turn this hoodie into a quick and easy Halloween costume paired with those bear claws from above.
If you are going all in, try this full-length bear costume too.
We cannot resist Gummy Bears. Did you know that you can make drunken gummy bears by soaking them in liquor? Even better.
You might just need a jar to keep those gummy bears in, and we have the perfect one for you…
Campfire Black Bear Night-Light
We love making s’mores, but we don’t hang out on the lawn when it’s an active bear season. While we love to share, we don’t appreciate uninvited guests. Even cute ones.
Bear gifts don’t get any sweeter than this nightlight, perfect for guest bathrooms and bedrooms.
Black Bear Utensil Holder
Many of the homes in established Asheville neighborhoods are older, including areas like Montford, Grove Park, and North Asheville.
We could personally use more cabinet and kitchen space, which makes utensil holders one of the most practical bear-themed gifts for the home chefs in your life.
Black Bear Salt & Pepper Shaker
You always see videos of bears breaking into people’s cabins and grabbing the goods, which is terrible for all parties involved.
However, this black bear salt and pepper is adorable. Think he’ll give up the goods?
Whether you are book and travel bloggers like us or own a cute cabin, these floating bear shelves are the perfect accent for any home.
They remind us of living in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Oven Mitt Bear Paws
Another cute and practical bear-themed gift for the kitchen, these oven mitts are sure to bring a smile to your cooking.
Just don’t set your claws on fire.
Keep your coffee warm for those frozen Asheville waterfall hikes with these personalized tumblers. This is also a great gift for Mother’s Day.
Wood Art Box
Keep all of your trinkets and jewelry inside this delicate and handcrafted bear box. The artwork is original, and no two boxes are ever the same.
Make your home and evenings even cozier with these wildlife-themed candles and candle holders.
Movies Featuring Bears
In case you are looking for bear gifts for the entire family, you will love these adorable bear movies and documentaries. Paddington is a classic.
Bears vs Babies Game
This game is not for everyone, and you will need a sense of humor.
Made from the creators of Exploding Kittens, build hilarious monsters that…eat really bad babies.
T-Shirts For Bear Lovers
If you are looking for bear gifts for him, these t-shirts are perfect, especially if you plan on enjoying all of the Asheville hiking trails.
Or, grab a t-shirt for the entire family. This one also comes in women’s, men’s, and youth sizes in a variety of colors.
Long Flannel PJ Pants
These flannel bear pajama pants are pretty popular and come in numerous designs.
Bear Pajama Shorts & Tanks
Head to bed with these bears and cute pajamas.
Family Bear PJs
Especially around the holidays, everyone loves a matching pajama set for the entire family. These are also great for your family holiday photos.
Woodland Forest-Themed Socks
Do you ever feel like Snow White? We certainly do, especially living in the mountains.
We encounter deer, wild turkeys, bobcats, raccoons, and bears on a weekly basis during the fall in Asheville.
For cute bear gifts for her, we just adore these wildlife-themed socks. And, socks also make the perfect hiking gift for the man in your life.
If you are looking for loungewear or fun yoga leggings, some of these have an important message…
Bear Apparel For Kids & Babies
Let’s not forget the little bears in our life with these sweet bear-theme PJs, onesies, and swaddle blankets.
Glow-In-The-Dark Bear Throw
We just love our blankets, but our cats keep stealing them. You can never have enough throws, can you?
For children, especially, gift them with a glow-in-the-dark throw blanket.
Black Bear Fan Pull
After watching our momma bear climb a giant tree to the top of our two-story home, we feel like this bear-themed fan chain is pretty realistic.
Momma’s claw marks cut into the tree, and we watched her slide right down to the ground.
This is one of our favorite subtle but fun gifts for bear lovers, especially if you own a cabin or cottage.
Surprise Bear Mug
This is how we felt when we moved into our Asheville home: surprise, there is a bear in your garden… or coffee mug.
For bear-themed gifts, this mug is for both coffee and bear lovers.
Bear Yard Ornament
If you think yard gnomes are creepy and have read R.L. Stine, you might appreciate this sculpture.
While black bears are gentle giants, we love this bear-themed gift and lawn ornament.
You have to love that awesome holiday sweater and a good throw or accent pillow to spruce up the couch.
Plus, we cannot sleep without good body pillows.
Bear Plush Toys
If you are looking for teddy bears, famous bears, and plushes, these are quite cute. Some can even double as pillows or pet toys.
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Get inspired with these bear sculptures perfect for bookshelves or a home office.
Great for rainy days, play with LEGO, and put together a bear-themed puzzle.
Bear Coloring Books
For adults and children, coloring can be quite calming and entertaining. Just don’t forget to order crayons and colored pencils too.
Bear-Themed Gift Wrap
We made hotel welcome kits for family and friends one year with little white polar bear gift bags. We adore woodland creature wrapping paper.
If you don’t like shopping online, Target has some of our favorite holiday wrapping paper, bows, name tags, and ribbon.
Bear-Themed Books For Children and Families
We grew up with The Berenstain Bears. For adults and kids alike, their stories promote strong values of family, giving, and love.
And, Mother Bruce is the absolute sweetest. What are your favorite bear books?
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What gifts for bear lovers do you recommend?
What is your favorite bear gift idea for the wildlife lover in your life? Let us know in the comments! P.S. Because we are boozy bloggers, our spellcheck kept trying to change bear to beer. It knows us so well!
Before you go:
If you are local to Asheville or visiting the area, be sure to do some of your shopping in person too. The city is full of terrific shops, malls, specialty stores, and more. See where to get graphic t-shirts with funny sayings, alien earrings, plants, vegan truffles, and books.
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Christine (pronouns: she/her) is the owner and lead writer of Uncorked Asheville. After falling in love with those gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains, Christine and her husband Tom decided to call Asheville, North Carolina their home. When her pointy Italian nose isn’t stuck in a book, Christine is adopting all of the kitties, getting lost in the forest, and drinking an ESB.
Christine has a BA in English and History from Smith College, her MLIS from USF-Tampa, and is a former U.S. Fulbright Scholar - Indonesia. She also owns The Uncorked Librarian LLC with books and movies to inspire travel.