The Central Saanich Police department is warning beachgoers to be extra cautious at Island View Beach Regional Park after a cougar was spotted in the area.
The department confirmed in a tweet that a cougar was spotted at Island View Beach at approximately 7:30 p.m. on June 16.
Dog walkers and campers – please be aware that a confirmed cougar sighting occurred this evening at 7:30pm at Island View Beach. #csaan
— cspoliceservice (@cspoliceservice) June 17, 2020
The park is a popular spot for dog walkers and campers with the Island View Beach Regional Park Campground now open for the season.