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Bears in the Mountain National Parks

Banff, Yoho, Kootenay: Weekly Bear Report

The weekly bear report has finished for the season. Although it will soon be time for the bears to have a snooze, they are still out and about so please continue to travel with the appropriate bear safety skills and knowledge. © Dan Rafla / Parks Canada

Current Warnings and Closures - Banff
Current Warnings and Closures - Yoho
Current Warnings and Closures - Kootenay

Prepare - Be Aware - Let bears know you're there

Prepare - carry bear spray & know how to handle an encounter
Be aware - look ahead & watch for tracks, droppings, and diggings
Let bears know you’re there - travel in a group & make noise