Ten different attractions were forced to temporarily shut down when news of the bear roaming the park was announced.
The attractions shut down included Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Hall of Presidents, Liberty Square Riverboat, A Pirate's Adventure, Tom Sawyer Island, Walt Disney World Railroad including Fantasyland, Frontierland and Main Street.
However, by 1pm many of the closed rides were reopened to the public.
Visitors to Disney World Florida were subjected to lengthy queues as they waited for the attractions to reopen.
The My Disney Experience app showed long wait times Monday afternoon whilst the bear was being captured.
The FWC said that bear sightings, while rare for the theme park, are common in central Florida.
The bear was allegedly spotted nearby Big Thunder Mountain Railroad