Popular Fairbanks Trail Reopens

A popular Fairbanks area hiking trail, recently closed due to bear trouble, has reopened.  The Granite Tors Trail in the Chena River State Recreation Area has been the location of four human bear encounters this summer, the latest of which saw a bear tear a hole in a camper’s tent.  No one has been hurt, but bear spray, rocks and gun shots have been used to scare the animals off.

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