Police Outpost Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


COVID-19 Updates: Taking steps to return to normal.

  • Bear Closure - Day Use, Bridge and Island Closed

    Effective:  May 23, 2022

      Due to Bears actively feeding in this area, The Day Use, Bridge and Island at Police Outpost will remain closed until further notice.  

      • Sow with older cubs is active in the park 
      • Bears are feeding in this area and highly protective of their food source
      • Please avoid this area and check back for updates on the closure for these areas. 

    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 review the Bear Smart Brochure.
    Affected Areas

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories