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Black bear spotted near Willis D. Tucker Community Park

Report any bear sightings to local animal control


Last updated 7/3/2020 at 9:16am

Courtesy of Tim Schexnayder

This bear was spotted on Puget Park Drive on June 6, around 8 p.m.

A black bear was recently seen crossing Puget Park Dr. near Willis D. Tucker Community Park on June 6. Eagle-eyed Mill Creekers who spotted the animal documented the encounter and posted it in a Facebook group. However, since the sighting, staff at the local Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have yet to receive any reports of black bear sightings or encounters.

The Mill Creek resident who photographed the bear crossing the street, Tim Schexnayder, said that he notified the community through a Facebook post of the bear's presence and location.

"I posted it immediately so the folks i...

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