Keep Tahoe Bears Wild

Do Your Part:
Keep Tahoe Bears Wild


Living in Bear Country

Visiting Bear Country

  • Do not feed bears or other wild animals.

  • Dispose of garbage properly.

  • Never approach bears or cubs. 

  • Prevent vehicle break-ins.

  • More Visiting Bear Country Tips

Playing in Bear Country


It is everyone’s responsibility to keep Tahoe bears wild.

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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.

Date *
Bear Behavior
Bear Color
Did the Bear(s) Have an Ear Tag?
Size of Bears
What Activity Were You Doing at the Time of the Sighting?
Please select which best describes yourself.

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