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Canada Bear warning issued for Mosquito Creek area in Banff National Park

10:31  14 june  2018
10:31  14 june  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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Mosquito Creek Campground is 83 km from Banff , Alberta and campground sits underneath the majestic cliffs of Mount Hector. For more Banff National Park campground information including rates click here.

BANFF NATIONAL PARK , Alberta – The campgrounds surrounding Banff National Park offer the most inexpensive way to lodge while Open containers and available food will attract bears . Campground Near Lake Louise & Banff , Alberta Mosquito Creek Campground is 83 km from Banff .

a large brown bear standing on top of a lush green field: Parks Canada is urging hikers and campers in the Mosquito Creek area of Banff National Park to be cautious as a grizzly bear, like the one pictured, has been spotted in the area. © fRI Research Parks Canada is urging hikers and campers in the Mosquito Creek area of Banff National Park to be cautious as a grizzly bear, like the one pictured, has been spotted in the area.

Parks Canada is warning campers and hikers in the Mosquito Creek area to be cautious — as a grizzly bear has been spotted lurking around the campground and hostel area.

The site is about 85 kilometres northwest of the Banff townsite.

The warning was posted to the Parks Canada website Wednesday afternoon and will remain in place until further notice.

People in the area are warned to be prepared to encounter a bear at any time. 

Parks Canada advises people to:

All bear sightings should be reported to Banff Dispatch at 403-762-1470.

  • Pay attention for bears when travelling in this area.
  • Make noise while hiking.
  • Keep all pets on a leash and a close eye on children.
  • Carry bear spray.
  • Store all food and cooking equipment properly.
  • Keep a clean campsite. Pack out all garbage.
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    Source: http://ca.pressfrom.com/news/canada/-79057-bear-warning-issued-for-mosquito-creek-area-in-banff-national-park/

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