Bears at Lake Junaluska


Reporting Bear Activity – Lake Junaluska


Please call Security @ (828)-734-5575 so they can provide support to protect the bears and people from interactions.

Let them know if you feel the bear's behavior is Normal, Concerning, and Threatening

Security will contact the NCWRC Wildlife Helpline (866) 318-2401 if the bear is injured or Threatening.

Bears are often present here at Lake Junaluska Assembly. Your report will help communicate and monitor bear activity across the Community.

Thank you!

For further information on living responsibly with black bears please visit BearWise or visit North Carolina Natural Wildlife Commission in this endeavor.

Learn more about BearWise bears and watch this presentation by Asheley Hobbs, Special Projects Biologist with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission.



Bears Bears At Lake Junaluska