Warning: Black bear in Whistlers Campground

Ends: August 29, 2022

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

Start date

July 1, 2022

What:

A black bear has obtained human food from Campers and has damaged a tent.

Where:

Whistlers campground in Jasper National Park

Why:

A black bear has obtained human food. The bear has not been aggressive, but has damaged property.

  • do not leave food or garbage unattended.
  • do not approach the bear.
  • keep your vehicle windows fully closed.
  • keep food and smelly items secure in your vehicle.
  • use bear proof garbage cans.
  • if you see a bear, don’t run. Tells others nearby.
  • stay together. Take food to vehicle. Move to the safety of your vehicle. Carry bear spray and know how to use it.

Call 780-852-6155 or notify Parks Canada staff.


For more information, email jaspersuperintendent-directeurjasper@pc.gc.ca