Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary
|Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Nearest city||Prince Rupert, British Columbia|
|Area||44,300 hectares (109,000 acres)|
|Governing body||British Columbia Parks|
Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. Established August 1994, 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, the purpose of the park is to protect the north coast grizzly bear by preserving a part of the ecosystem in which they live.
At 44,300 hectares (109,000 acres) in size, visitor use is not encouraged. However, a limited amount of controlled viewing is allowed under permit. The hunting of grizzly bear is prohibited and hunting of other wildlife is restricted to areas above 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) elevation.
- Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary Provincial Park protectedplanet.net
- Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary British Columbia Parks
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