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Bear Warning - Galatea Creek Trail

August 31, 2017

  • Effective Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 until further notice
  • Where: Galatea Creek Trail
  • Why: Multiple bear sightings in the area including a surprise close encounter between hikers and a black bear with three cubs.

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.

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