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

Bear sightings - June 16 to 22
Park Trail - Day-use area - Campground Species Date
Mount RevelstokeGiant Cedars trailBlack bearJune 16
Mount RevelstokeColumbia viewpointBlack bearJune 16
GlacierHemlock Grove trailGrizzly bearJune 17
Mount RevelstokeEagle Pass viewpointBlack bearJune 17
GlacierBeaver Valley Trailhead roadBlack bearJune 18
GlacierBeaver Valley Trailhead roadBlack bearJune 20
Mount RevelstokeColumbia viewpointBlack bearJune 21
Mount RevelstokeBroken Bridge TrailBlack bearJune 21
Mount RevelstokeMonashee viewpointBlack bear with offspringJune 22
GlacierBeaver Valley Trailhead roadBlack bearJune 23

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.