WARNING: Protection Mountain Campground

Issued: July 05, 2019

WARNING

WHAT: 

Special caution is recommended while travelling or camping in this area due to the following:

WHERE:

Protection Mountain Campground

WHY:

Grizzly bear with cubs frequenting area.

Be prepared to encounter a bear at any time in this area:

• Store all food, garbage, and anything with odours inside a vehicle or in the secure storage lockers provided in the campground.
• Fire pits should not be used to dispose of garbage or liquids.
• All food and garbage must be disposed of in a proper receptacle.
• Pay attention for bears when travelling in this area.
• Make noise when hiking and cycling.
• Keep pets on leash and a close eye on children.
• Carry bear spray and know how to use it.
• Report all bear sightings immediately to the Visitor Centre or Banff Dispatch at 403-762-1470.

Start date:

2019-07-05

End date:

Until further notice

For more information, call Banff Park Dispatch at 403.762.1470.