Cougar Sighting on KVR

Penticton –  The City of Penticton is asking all users of the KVR to take extra precautions on and  around the trail. A cougar sighting was reported to the City Parks Department on Thursday morning. Extra caution is recommended on the trail near McCulloch Trestle and Carder Road. No reports of aggression by the animal have been reported. 

The sighting was reported to Wild Safe BC and signage has been posted at key entry points on the trail. The City would also like to remind residents to never feed or approach wildlife. Keep your dog on a leash and never hike alone.

Any sightings or conflicts with wildlife should be reported to the Wild Safe BC Conservation Officer Service reporting line at:

1-877-952-7277 or cell #7277.

Further information about cougar safety can be found at:


Tina Lee
Communications Officer