You’ll be able to bring your picnic lunch and barbecue at Belcarra Regional Park after food restrictions have been lifted.
Metro Vancouver tweeted this morning that visitors can bring food, have picnics, and use the barbecues. The park’s concession stands will also be open.
Good news for anyone headed to #Belcarra Regional Park.
Effective Fri. July 20, food restrictions are lifted. Picnics &BBQs back on the menu. Concessions open. #Bearaware measures remain. Do not leave food unattended.
Dispose of trash immediately in the bearproof garbage bins. pic.twitter.com/voYn2tPBDC
— Metro Vancouver (@MetroVancouver) July 20, 2018
However, the park warns that visitors should still be vigilant of bears.
“Do not leave food unattended. Dispose of trash immediately in the bearproof garbage bins,” said Metro Vancouver.
The public is being reminded of the following bear safety tips:
- Never feed a bear, do not leave any garbage or unattended food
- Clean up garbage and food immediately, use bear-proof bins provided
- Never approach a bear
- Change your route or plans to avoid bears