Bear Warning -
Bears in Area
June 16, 2019
Effective Date: June 16, 2019 until further notice.
- Where: Beaver Creek Day Use Area
- Why: Bears can be feeding on spawning sucker fish and have the potential of being surprised. The chances of an encounter are higher than normal.
Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the South Region 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 on our webpage or at WildSmart.
Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.