September 3, 2007
Contact: Dori Leckner. Kitsap County Parks & Recreation
Phone: (360) 337-5350
Banner Forest Closed Temporarily
ORCHARD, WAŚDue to the recent bear attack on a mountain bike
rider, Banner Forrest will be closed temporarily. The Department of Fish and
Wildlife will be attempting to capture the bear, which could take up to two
weeks. Both gates to the park will remain barricaded until the park reopens.
If you have any questions in regards to the capturing of the bear please
contact the Department of Fish and Wildlife at 360-249-6522. For general
questions about the closure please call 360-337-5350.