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Rose Canyon to reopen following black bear sighting

Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 18:39:08-04

The Rose Canyon Campground will be back open to the public beginning Friday morning at 7 a.m.

Rose Canyon was closed to the public on June 11.

According to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, a bear had been spotted twice by campers. The campers even came face to face with the bear as it attempted to enter their trailer. 

If you spot a bear, you are asked to call (623) 236-7201.