Visiting Yellowstone or Glacier National Park this summer? Montana country is bear country. If you plan to hike, camp, hunt, or bike in or near the backcountry, don’t forget your bear spray. Bear spray can help you and wildlife stay safe.
Here are some retailers who rent bear spray. Please check back as more retailers join!
Thank you to the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative for funding this project.
Glacier Outfitters, Apgar, MT
(inside Glacier National Park) http://www.goglacieroufitters.com
Phasmid Rentals, Belgrade, MT
(near the Gallatin/Yellowstone airport)
Second Wind Sports, Bozeman, MT
Before Heading into Bear Country
Read this bear safety information:
Download Be BEAResponsible
Visit these government agency sites for more information about bears and bear safety as well as camping, hunting, and food storage regulations:
Recreating in Bear Country
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks - Be Bear Aware
Camping/Food Storage Requirements
US Forest Service Food Storage
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks - Bear Education
How to Use Bear Spray
Bear Aware Campaign- How to use Bear Spray
Hunting in Bear Country
MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks - Hunting in Bear Country