Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve

Alberta Parks


  • Bear Warning - Siffleur Falls staging area

      July 12, 2019

      Effective Date: July 12th, 2019 until further notice

      Where: Siffleur Falls staging area - Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve

      Why: Black & Grizzly Bears in the area

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in David Thompson Corridor at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

    • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
    • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
    • Keep your pet on a leash.
    • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray.
    • Learn more about bear safety review the Bear Smart Brochure.

    Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-845-8585.

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories