Huachuca Canyon closes due to rising bear activity - Tucson News Now

Huachuca Canyon closes due to rising bear activity

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Increased bear activity at Huachuca Canyon has led to closures to all personnel, the Fort announced Tuesday.

According to a news release, the gate at the mouth of the canyon is locked to prevent access to vehicles, hikers, bikers and runners.

Environmental personnel are monitoring the area to determine when the bears will leave. It is unknown when Huachuca Canyon is expected to reopen.

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