Whistler trails shut down to let grizzly bears prepare for hibernation

There are approximately 15,000 grizzly bears in British Columbia, about a quarter of the North American population. (Jakub Moravec/Shutterstock)

A number of trails around Whistler, B.C., are being shut down to allow grizzly bears in the area uninterrupted time to make their winter hibernation preparations. 

The Resort Municipality of Whistler and the B.C. Conservation Officer Service decided to shut down the trails due to increased grizzly activity. The trails are slated to re-open on Saturday, Sept. 11, although more trail closures are possible… More about this in the link below…

https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.6162850

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