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Tents Banned At Brooks Lake

July 9, 2013 Greater Yellowstone, State of Wyoming No Comments
Bear Warning

There appears to be more bear trouble on Togwotee Pass.  Shoshone National Forest officials have temporarily banned soft-sided tents at campgrounds near Brooks Lake. The reason is more grizzly bears than usual are being spotted in the area. The restriction is just a precaution, and Forest Spokesperson Kristie Salzmann says there are no recent reports of close encounters between people and grizzlies in the area. The tent restriction includes the Brooks Lake and Pinnacles campgrounds halfway between Dubois and Moran Junction in Grand Teton National Park. The restriction is in place until further notice.

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