Bear warning: Kathleen Lake

Issued: August 26, 2020

Ends: September 15, 2020

What: Special caution is recommended when camping and travelling in this area.

Where: Kathleen Lake campground, day-use area, King’s Throne and Kokanee Trails.

Why: Black bear frequenting the area displaying indifferent behaviour.

Keep a clean campsite

  • Never leave these items unattended: food, coolers, garbage, dishes, pet food, cosmetics or toiletries.
  • Do not burn garbage, use the bear proof garbage cans.
  • Drain grey water in the sinks and dispose of remaining food particles.

Be prepared to encounter a bear at any time

  • Pay close attention for bears when travelling in this area.
  • Make noise when hiking.
  • Keep all pets on a leash and keep a close eye on children.
  • Carry bear spray and know how to use it.
  • For more information, read the “You are in Bear Country” pamphlet available at the visitor centre and the campground registration kiosk.

Report bears immediately:
Call 24 hour emergency dispatch at

For more information, call 867-634-7207.