BearStopper is the Better Bear Box

We spent hundreds of hours designing a product that we can now proudly call “The Better Bear Box.” Our boxes are easy to operate and effective even in places where bears are habituated to human contact.

BearStopper is the 

Better Bear Box

We spent hundreds of hours designing a product that we can now proudly call “The Better Bear Box.” Our boxes are easy to operate and effective even in places where bears are habituated to human contact.

Here's What Makes BearStopper Stand Out

How Our Bear Box Will Help

How Our Bear Box 

Will Help

The issues related to bears raiding garbage cans aren’t just stories to us. Over the years, they have affected us, our loved ones, and our community. We have seen the solutions currently on the market in action. A lot of them didn’t fare well, to say the least. We looked around, and step by step, we designed, and improved features that we saw were lacking in many of the bear boxes already in use. We had the means. We had the drive. So we created the product.

Your Security Matters


  • All mountain areas in the U.S. have a MASSIVE problem with bears breaking into homes, garages, and kitchens when looking for food and trash. Getting the trash out of your living space is essential if you don't want to deal with this issue.

  • It’s not only the bears’ safety you’re looking after by using a bear box. If a bear obtains food from improperly secured garbage, it can also cause injury or worse to the people nearby.

  • By securing your garbage, you help secure bears from needless destruction, save the resources of conservation agencies for other pressing concerns within the ecosystem, and, most importantly, protect your community, pets, and home.

Why Our Bear Boxes Work

Why Our Bear 

Boxes Work

Bear boxes can’t completely negate the smell of the garbage and prevent bears and other wildlife from coming over to check their contents. However, what they can definitely do is keep them from getting inside. This is achieved through two main features:

  • The outside shell is made of heavy duty steel meant to withstand the powerful blows that might come its way from a hungry, wild animal.

  • A door designed to be easily opened by humans and completely inaccessible to woodland critters, no matter how much they poke and prod at it with their paws and snout.

Our Bear boxes are designed to keep garbage away from the paws of bears and other critters who can’t pass up a free meal. Once bears learn that the box is inaccessible, they won't return because they know that your trash is not a viable food source.

Why BearStopper Is The Better Bearbox

The Door

The door is normally the weakest point of a bear box, so we spent hundreds of hours perfecting our design. Here’s how we make sure our doors never fail:

  • We use a heavy-duty steel construction with a reinforced cross member that ensures the door's durability and ease of operation.

  • The Stainless steel lower door kick plate offers additional door closure protection - you’d be surprised how little space a motivated bear needs to break-in.

  • Our Stainless steel heavy duty lift-off door hinges offer extra strength to the door and protecting it against rust

  • We created a Keyless gravity door latch assembly with an interior emergency escape lever that ensures no one gets stuck inside and trash collectors have an easy time picking up your garbage.

  • The Zinc plated steel slam-latches and stainless steel striker plates provide easy and reliable door closure.

The Box Construction

While other companies use cheaper materials for their bear boxes, our enclosure is constructed with quality metal, so it can endure the most severe weather and wild animal attacks.

  • 14 gauge heavy-duty steel panel construction providing strength and durability.

  • We use interior breather vents for increased airflow. This ensures moisture control inside the bear box. Don’t worry, they’re also rodent resistant!

  • Zinc plated and stainless heavy duty durable steel hardware which provides anti-rust protection.

  • Our pitched roof design sheds rain & light snow which offers increased weatherproofing.

  • We use a Superior “Polyarmor” oven-baked finish which provides anti-corrosive, UV, and graffiti resistance.

Our Mounting System

We spent considerable time creating a process that makes mounting the BearStopper bear boxes as simple as possible. 

  • We use rebar reinforced, pier-based, concrete pads which provide significant strength post-hole drilled, and our bear box accommodates both concrete and steel pedestal bases.

  • We also offer pedestal mount option. This will include a concrete mound box with additional parts to accommodate pedestal installation, and elevates your box 18-inches off of the ground. This option may be required in some cases, depending on the location.

Why BearStopper Is The Better Bearbox

The Door

The door is normally the weakest point of a bear box, so we spent hundreds of hours perfecting our design. Here’s how we make sure our doors never fail:

  • We use a heavy-duty steel construction with a reinforced cross member that ensures the door's durability and ease of operation.

  • The Stainless steel lower door kick plate offers additional door closure protection - you’d be surprised how little space a motivated bear needs to break-in.

  • Our Stainless steel heavy duty door lift-off hinges offer extra strength to the door and protecting it against rust

  • We created a Keyless gravity door latch assembly with an interior emergency escape lever that ensures no one gets stuck inside and trash collectors have an easy time picking up your garbage.

  • The Zinc plated steel slam-latches and stainless steel striker plates provide easy and reliable door closure.

The Box Construction

While other companies use cheaper materials for their bear boxes, our enclosure is constructed with quality metal, so it can endure the most severe weather and wild animal attacks.

  • 14 gauge heavy-duty steel panel construction providing strength and durability.

  • We use interior breather vents for increased airflow. This ensures moisture control inside the bear box. Don’t worry, they’re also rodent resistant!

  • Modular design available in 1-2-3 can unit options enabling future GCE expansion

  • Zinc plated heavy duty durable steel hardware which provides anti-rust protection.

  • Our pitched roof design sheds rain & snow which offers increased weatherproofing.

  • We use a Superior “Polyarmor” oven-baked finish which provides anti-corrosive, UV, and graffiti resistance.

Our Mounting System

We spent considerable time creating a process that makes mounting the BearStopper bear boxes as simple as possible. 

  • We use rebar reinforced, pier-based, concrete pads which provide significant strength post-hole drilled, and our bear box accommodates both concrete and steel pedestal bases.

  • If you decide to order the pedestal, we will make sure to include a pedestal and cradle assembly.

Why BearStopper Is The Better Bearbox

Why BearStopper Is 

The Better Bearbox

The Door

The door is normally the weakest point of a bear box, so we spent hundreds of hours perfecting our design. Here’s how we make sure our doors never fail:

  • We use a heavy-duty steel construction with a reinforced cross member that ensures the door's durability and ease of operation.

  • The Stainless steel lower door kick plate offers additional door closure protection - you’d be surprised how little space a motivated bear needs to break-in.

  • Our Stainless steel heavy duty lift-off door hinges offer extra strength to the door and protecting it against rust

  • We created a Keyless gravity door latch assembly with an interior emergency escape lever that ensures no one gets stuck inside and trash collectors have an easy time picking up your garbage.

  • The Zinc plated steel slam-latches and stainless steel striker plates provide easy and reliable door closure.

The Box Construction

While other companies use cheaper materials for their bear boxes, our enclosure is constructed with quality metal, so it can endure the most severe weather and wild animal attacks.

  • 14 gauge heavy-duty steel panel construction providing strength and durability.

  • We use interior breather vents for increased airflow. This ensures moisture control inside the bear box. Don’t worry, they’re also rodent resistant!

  • Zinc plated and stainless heavy duty durable steel hardware which provides anti-rust protection.

  • Our pitched roof design sheds rain & light snow which offers increased weatherproofing.

  • We use a Superior “Polyarmor” oven-baked finish which provides anti-corrosive, UV, and graffiti resistance.

Our Mounting System

We spent considerable time creating a process that makes mounting the BearStopper bear boxes as simple as possible. 

  • We use rebar reinforced, pier-based, concrete pads which provide significant strength post-hole drilled, and our bear box accommodates both concrete and steel pedestal bases.

  • If you decide to order the pedestal, we will make sure to include a pedestal and cradle assembly.

Optional Features For Your Bear Box

You get everything you need to keep the bears and other critters away as part of our main package, but if you have any particular needs, we’re here to meet them!


Box Installation


We can help you install the box, send you detailed instructions on how to do it yourself, or suggest an expert handyman in your area.


Trash Pickup Flag


Let us know exactly where you want it located and we can position the flag either on the hinge side or the latch side of the box.


Color Options


You also have the opportunity to select one of our high-quality, poly armor paint color options of either Forest Green and Chocolate.


Address Applicator


We also offer reflective, 4inch, stainless steel numbers that we can apply to the box door, front face vertical, or any side of the box.


What Our Customers Say About BearStopper

What Our Customers 

Say About BearStopper


"The Bearbox allows me to store all of my garbage outside. It is well made, and everything about it works perfect. It'll keep the bears out."

-RickArnold CA

"Our Bear Box triple is working great for us. The Bears used to tear into our garbage & now they cannot get into it. The black units look really great."

- Mike & Jennifer

   Arnold CA

"There are Bear prints all over the outside of our box & they can’t get in. This will be so much easier with our renters."

- Sharon Healy

   Arnold CA

"Our Bear Box is working great. Our Bearbox really helps with our renters & house cleaner. No more garbage messes from the Bears going through our garbage."

- Dave & Rose Roberts

   Arnold CA

"Our friends who also have a house in Blue Lake Springs commented on it almost immediately with great praise. It has worked great for our first trash pickup."

- Kerry Kime

   Arnold CA

Securing Your Garbage is The Smart Option. Get Your BearStopper Today!

Securing Your Garbage 

Is The Smart Option. 

Get Your BearStopper 

Today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I install BearStopper?

We are offering installation in a 20-mile radius from Arnold, CA. If you want us to ship a unit out of this area or do it yourself, we’ll send you an installation guide. The guide will include instructions on installing the pedestal mount or a slab mount so you can do it yourself. If you want to have a professional do it for you, we also include instructions on securing a local handyperson to set it up. Click here to get more details on Installations.


Q. Are you doing site surveys?

Do you want a bear box, but need help finding the perfect location to install it? We’re offering site surveys at no charge! If you want to get started ASAP, you can send us a few pictures and we’ll do a virtual site survey that will quickly ensure you place your garbage can enclosure in the perfect spot. Click here  to learn more about our site survey process!


Q. Do you offer any warranties?

We're proud of our Bear Boxes and the work that goes into making them. We believe in the quality of the structure, and we want to back that up.

BearStopper LLC warrants the Covered Product to be free of all defects in material and workmanship for 12 months from the date of purchase. Within the period of this warranty, we will repair or replace, free of charge; any part proving defective in material or workmanship. 


If you have any problems with your garbage can enclosure (bear box) before, during, or after the sale, please contact us for assistance and we will make sure you’ll end up happy with your purchase!