Part of the Coquitlam Crunch trail has closed after a bear reportedly swatted a jogger on the leg over the weekend.
According to the BC Conservation Officer Service, the upper portion of Coquitlam Crunch trail has been closed after a black bear touched a runner in the area.
#BCCOS has closed the upper portion of the #Coquitlam Crunch trail after a runner was swatted on the leg by a black bear. The public is urged to be vigilant, take safety precautions and asked to report any bear sightings in the area to the #RAPP line. For tips, visit @wildsafebc pic.twitter.com/4PHPqnVdX1
— BC CO Service (@_BCCOS) August 30, 2020
If you want to know if the area you’re headed to has been frequented by bears recently, check out the Wildlife Alert Reporting Program’s (WARP) interactive map, which is updated with reported sightings in the province.
At time of writing, other black bears have been spotted in Belcarra and Sechelt, with a grizzly in Kispiox.