Yoho National Park

WARNING: Emerald Lake Area (bear)

Issued: August 24, 2021

Ends: September 01, 2021

WHAT:  Special caution is recommended while travelling through or using this area due to the following:

WHERE: Vicinity of Emerald Lake including the parking lot, day use area, and Emerald Lake Lodge.

WHY: Black bears frequenting the area.

Be prepared to encounter a bear at any time in this area:

· Never leave any food or garbage unattended.

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

·   Watch for bears and avoid them.

·   Make noise to alert bears of your presence.

·   Supervise children playing outdoors.

·   Travel in groups.

·   Carry bear spray.

·   Keep all pets on a leash.


Report all bear sightings immediately to the Visitor Centre or Banff Dispatch at 403-762-1470.

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