What do you want to see in Alaska when you’re there? A lot of people will answer bears. In Juneau, black bears are common. In fact, earlier this week, the officials had to stop an American Legion baseball game between Juneau and West Anchorage so that Anchorage players and fans can take in the experience.
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According to the Associated Press, “Bears normally walk along a bear trail that goes along the outfield fence and then cuts into the woods after the right field.”
If you encounter a bear from afar, leave it alone. Turn and go back. For close encounters, get tips on what to do from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.