Merriam is located in the Northeast section of Johnson County in the Kansas City Metro Area. Summertime visit the Merriam Aquatic Center, Farmers Market on Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings, or one of our Cruise Nights or Summer Sundays in Merriam.
Welcome to Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort A Hotel and Resort Near Starved Rock State Park
Discover a magical family getaway just beyond the glow of Chicago at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort. Nestled in the Starved Rock area of Illinois, Grizzly Jack's is an oasis of relaxation and adventure - a destination where water park fun meets nature. Escape from the big city and enjoy a vacation in the scenic Northwoods at Grizzly Jack's - an unforgettable place to unwind, play, meet, dine and explore with family and friends.