Please report all bear sightings immediately to Parks Canada Dispatch at 1-877-852-3100.

Bear sightings - September 25 to October 1
Park Trail - Day-use area - Campground Species Date
Mount Revelstoke Balsam Lake trail Grizzly bear September 26
Mount Revelstoke Eagle Pass viewpoint Grizzly bear September 28
Mount Revelstoke Eva Lake trail Grizzly bear September 29
Mount Revelstoke Upper Summit trail Grizzly bear September 24

Bear safety

To minimize the potential of a bear encounter you should:

Stay alert on the trails

  • Make noise
  • Look for fresh bear sign
  • Travel in groups
  • Keep your dog on a leash
  • Carry bear spray and know how to use it
  • If you encounter a bear, give it LOTS of space

Safely store bear attractants

  • Keep food, garbage, recyclables, pet food and BBQ’s in bear-proof storage or hard-sided vehicles.