Tag: black bear

Momma and Cub

Close-up of the Black Bear Cub

One reason to keep your speed in check on Skyline Drive is you otherwise might miss seeing wildlife from the road. Yesterday we spotted this Momma Bear and her cub:

Mangy Bear

My daughters spotted this mangy black bear walking across the backyard this PM. I didn’t get a picture, but a few minutes later a male bear appeared to be following this one, perhaps looking for a mate.

“Bear Toy”

My neighbor James M. shared this photo he took of a bear with a traffic cone. Someone had placed a cone along the side of our road where recent heavy rains caused damaged. A black bear evidently took the cone…

Lands Run Gap Fire Road Hike

Black Bear Seen From the Lands Run Fire Road

We took a family hike today down to see the Lands Run Falls in Shenandoah National Park. It’s only about a half mile down from the parking lot near Skyline Drive mile post nine. Nevertheless I was pleased we didn’t…