Just last week, some forest roads in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest were closed because a lot of bears were spotted on the Mogollon Rim.
Forest rangers are keeping a close eye on bears to make sure hikers and campers are safe and to keep the bears safe.
Video: FOX 10's Kristin Anderson has more on bear awareness workshops taking place July 16 in north Scottsdale.
"Be Bear Aware"July 16, 9am - 11amSouthwest Wildlife Conservation Center27026 N. 156th St.Scottsdale, AZ(480) 471-3621$30; Reservations & pre-payment are requiredwww.southwestwildlife.org
KSAZ-TV & KUTP511 W. Adams St.Phoenix, AZ 85003Phone: (602) 257-1234Fax: (602) 262-0177