Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks


  • Bear Closure - Mount Lipsett Area

      October 15, 2019

      • Effective Date:  October 15 2019 until further notice
      • Where: Mount Lipsett Area, not including Day Use Area 
      • Why: Grizzly bear feeding on carcass

    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.

    Map of Affected Area

Safety Links

Provincial Sources for Advisories