Beauvais Lake Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Advisories

  • Bear Warning - Bears in Area

    Effective:  May 23, 2024   Updated:  July 11, 2024

      Be advised that there have been multiple sightings of bears through out the Campground, Day Use, Group Camp and Trail Heads. 

      The bears are feeding on natural food sources and not leaving the area. 

      Park Users are reminded:

      • Remain alert.
      • Make noise when hiking on trails and hike in groups. 
      • Keep your ears open. Do not wear headphones or earbuds while on trails.
      • Watch for fresh bear signs. Tracks, scat and digs indicate that a bear has been in the area. Leave the area if the signs are fresh or if you encounter carrion.
      • Travel in groups and during daylight whenever possible.
      • Keep your pets on a leash. 
      • Be cautious about bear safety & fishing.
      • Carry and know how to use bear spray.
      • Report sightings and incidents to Conservation Officers through 310-LAND(5263).

    Although an advisory is in place for this area, bears can be encountered anywhere in the South 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.

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