Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


  • Bear Warning - Bow River Campground

      September 2, 2019

      • Effective Date: September 2, 2019 until further notice.
      • Where: Bow River Campground
      • Why: Black bear in area.

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the Kananaskis 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 on our webpage or at WildSmart.

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

    Affected Areas

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories