ESTES PARK, Colo. – Two people hiking at Rocky Mountain National Park on Sunday suddenly spotted a bear.

“Spotted this black bear at Cub Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park on April 6, 2013,” Doris Rummel wrote on YouTube.

Rummel was hiking on the relatively easy path, a 2.3 mile trek, with a friend when they spotted the bear about 100 yards away rolling in the snow across the lake.

“If you really watch, his meal is dead and he is rolling around on it and playing with it like a cat might,” Rummel told 7NEWS.

Rummel said she and her friend watched the bear for about 15 minutes until he decided to run off into the woods.

Rummel said she’s seen several bears at Yellowstone National Park, but this is the first bear she’s seen at Rocky Mountain National Park.

“This was by far the most interesting, fun, bear experience I have ever had,” Rummel said.


black bear video (RMNP 2013.0406)

black bear spotted at Rocky Mtn Nat'l Park

black bear spotted at Rocky Mtn Nat’l Park


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