BEAR IN AREA WARNING - ʔapsčiik t̓ašii Multi-Use Pathway

Issued: May 02, 2022

Ends: November 02, 2022

VISITOR ADVICE:

Stay safe and avoid a bear encounter by:

- Slowing down and making noise. Your speed and quietness puts you at risk for sudden bear encounters.

- Travelling in groups.

- Staying alert, constantly scanning the forest and trail ahead, and not wearing headphones/earbuds.

- Carry bear spray with you at all times on the trail, and know how to use it.

Keep children close and dogs on leash at all times

If you encounter a bear, remember:

- Stay calm. Give the bear space. Back away slowly and talk in a calm voice.

- DO NOT drop objects, clothing or food to distract the bear.

- DO NOT RUN!

REPORT SIGHTINGS & ENCOUNTERS TO PARK STAFF

250-726-3604