Franklin Trail Hikers - Bear Sightings

By Grace Rampton

Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District received word from US Forest Service today, that there have been multiple bear sightings on the Franklin Trail.  The reports are that it's a mama bear and her cubs, which is the cause for concern.  Fish and Game has been notified.

Recent News and Events

"The extreme timeliness of the crew's response was actually a giant benefit and we will never need to know what great damage she would have experienced had the response not been so very rapid."
Leonard Cole
Captain, LAFD Ret.