Vermilion Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


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  • Bear Warning - Black bear in park

    Effective:  July 30, 2021

      A black bear and her cubs have been spotted on back country trails in Vermilion Provincial Park.  

      - make lots of noise when on the trails and hike in groups 

      - keep food locked away in a hard sided trailer of vehicle at all times and keep campsites clean and free of garbage

      - dump grey/dish water into outhouses

      - carry bear spray and know how to use it








    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Central Region 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.
    • Learn more about bear safety review the Bear Smart Brochure.

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories