Multiple sightings of grizzly bears and black bears have been reported near Canmore this weekend at the popular Grassi Lakes hiking trail.
Officials warn that “although a warning is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in Kananaskis Country and at any time.”
— Alberta Parks (@Albertaparks) June 12, 2017
The bear warning at the Grassi Lakes Day Use area and Grassi Lakes trails will be in effect until further notice.
While traveling in the mountains, officials says to beware of increased activity entering into bear season. Carrying bear spray is highly recommended as well as the following:
You can report bear sightings to Kananaskis Country Emergency Services by calling 403-591-7755.