The following items may attract a bear to your campsite; so, ensure that they are all properly stored:
Black bear attacks are rare
© Parks Canada / Dave Mcarthur
- Beverage containers (pop cans, beer bottles)
- Pet food/dishes
- BBQ grease
- Bird seed
- Fish and fish offal
- Perfumed items (soap, deodorant, toothpaste, sun tan lotion, insect spray, hair spray, etc.)
- Wastewater from cooking or doing dishes
- Pots, dishes, cups, etc.
- Plastic containers, even if they are not used for food storage.
Camping in Bear Country