Hikers Troubled By Problem Bears Along Popular Fairbanks Area Trail

Two bears continue to be a problem along a popular Fairbanks area hiking trail.  One of the young grizzly siblings stalked a group of 3 hikers and their dog on the Granite Tors Trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area last month. The group was able to fend off the animal, but back packs containing food were left behind.  State Parks northern region superintendent Brooks Ludwig says there have been two additional incidents involving the bears since.

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