Mount Revelstoke and Glacier: Weekly bear report

Bears in the mountain national parks

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

Bear sightings - September 17 to 23
Park Trail - Day-use area - Campground Species Date
GlacierAsulkan hutGrizzly bearSeptember 21
Mount RevelstokeKoo Koo Sint trailBlack bear with offspringSeptember 21
Mount RevelstokeMount Revelstoke Summit AreaBlack bearSeptember 21
Mount RevelstokePanorama Point viewpointBlack bearSeptember 17

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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