Lending Program

Bear Canister Check-In Form

Help Us Improve Our Bear Canister Program!

Take the survey

Thank you for borrowing a bear canister through the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) Bear Canister Lending Program. The goal of the program is to reduce human-bear conflicts within the A.T. greenway. By using bear canisters, you are helping keep bears wild. Please help us improve the lending program by providing feedback on your experience. This survey should take approximately 6 minutes to complete. Thank you for your time and feedback!

Check-In Form for Returning a Borrowed Bear Canister

Before returning the canister, please clean it with mild soap and water, and dry.
Name(Required)
Where are you dropping off this bear canister?(Required)
MM slash DD slash YYYY
Thru-hikers: return a borrowed canister to one of the GA outfitters listed above or mail the canister back to: Amicalola Falls State Park Visitor Center, 418 Amicalola Falls Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534