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Bear Warning - Grassi Lake Day Use Area and Trails

June 15, 2017

  • Effective Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017 until further notice
  • Where: Grassi Lakes Day Use Area and surrounding trails
  • Why: Multiple grizzly bear and black bear sightings on and near trails

Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in Kananaskis Country at any time. To avoid a surprise encounter with a bear:

  • Make plenty of noise and travel in groups.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Look and listen for bears and their signs.
  • Keep your pet on a leash.
  • Carry bear spray. Make sure it’s easily accessible, and know how to use bear spray (video).
  • Learn more about bear safety on our webpage or at WildSmart.

Please report all bear sightings immediately to 403-591-7755.

Affected Areas

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories