Earlier today, the City of Grande Prairie posted the following message on their Facebook page:

"Please note there are reports of a black bear in Muskoseepi Park near Thrill Hill. Residents are asked to avoid the area in the interest of public safety. 

Officials are aware and responding to the situation."

Updates will be made as information becomes available.

Please keep a close watch on children and pets if on the trails or in the area. 

Information provided by the City of Grande Prairie