#WildlifeRules this special place.

Please report all bear sightings to Banff Dispatch at 403-762-1470.

Bear Sightings: October 4 - October 10, 2018

Park Trail - Day-use area - Campground Species Date
Banff Minnewanka Road - Upper Bankhead Grizzly Bear 11-Oct
Banff 93 North - Herbert Lake Black Bear 10-Oct
Banff 1a - Sawback Grizzly Bear 06-Oct
Banff Highline Trail Female Grizzly with offspring 04-Oct
Kootenay Stanley Glacier Trailhead Female Grizzly with offspring 04-Oct
Current wildlife warnings and closures

Although the chances of having an encounter with a bear are low, proper planning before you head out can help reduce your risk. By following a few “bear-aware” rules, you can help protect bears, too.

Learn about Bear Safety