Living in Bear Country
Use bear-resistant garbage cans.
Close windows and lock your home.
Keep bears away from neighborhoods.
Visiting Bear Country
Do not feed bears or other wild animals.
Dispose of garbage properly.
Never approach bears or cubs.
Prevent vehicle break-ins.
Playing in Bear Country
Keep a clean campsite.
Use bear lockers.
Respect wildlife and keep your distance.
It is everyone’s responsibility to keep Tahoe bears wild.
Report a Bear Sighting
Please complete the following form to report a bear sighting in the Tahoe Basin. The information gathered with this form will be used for data collection only. Better data about bear sightings is needed to help keep Tahoe bears wild. It will not be used to track any bears. This form is not for emergencies. If you need immediate assistance please contact 911.
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