Waterton Lakes National Park

WARNING: Bear in Area - Twin Lakes and Snowshoe Campground

Issued: August 31, 2023

Ends: September 25, 2023

Special caution is recommended while travelling or camping in this area due to the following:


A black bear is frequenting the campground. The bear is bold and has attempted to obtain food.

For this reason we advise:

·        Do not approach the bears.

·        Carry bear spray and know how to use it

·        Store all food and other attractants in the bear bins when not attended.

·        Hike out all garbage.

·        Fire pits should not be used to dispose of garbage or liquids.

·        Keep your dog on a leash, or preferably leave it at home

·        Carefully supervise small children when they are playing outdoors.


Twin Lakes Campground
Snowshoe Campground

Report all bear (carnivore) sightings to 1-888- 927-3367.

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