Please report all bear sightings immediately to Parks Canada Dispatch at 1-877-852-3100.

Bear sightings - September 15 to 22
Park Trail - Day-use area - Campground Species Date
GlacierGlacier StationBlack bear with offspringSeptember 15
Mount RevelstokeSnowforest campgroundBlack bearSeptember 15
Mount RevelstokeEagle Knoll trailBlack bearSeptember 15
Mount RevelstokeMount Revelstoke Summit AreaBlack bearSeptember 17
GlacierIllecillewaet campgroundBlack bearSeptember 17
Mount RevelstokeSnowforest campgroundBlack bear with offspringSeptember 17
Mount RevelstokeBalsam Lake trailBlack bear with offspringSeptember 18
Mount RevelstokeMeadows in the Sky Parkway kioskBlack bear with offspringSeptember 20
Mount RevelstokeSnowforest campgroundBlack bearSeptember 20
Mount RevelstokeSnowforest campgroundBlack bear with offspringSeptember 22

Bear safety

To minimize the potential of a bear encounter you should:

Stay alert on the trails

  • Make noise
  • Look for fresh bear sign
  • Travel in groups
  • Keep your dog on a leash
  • Carry bear spray and know how to use it
  • If you encounter a bear, give it LOTS of space

Safely store bear attractants

  • Keep food, garbage, recyclables, pet food and BBQ’s in bear-proof storage or hard-sided vehicles.

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