black bear or grizzly bear?

Telling the difference between grizzly bears and black bears

You are more likely to see black bears than grizzly bears almost everywhere you go in the Lower 48 states and in Canada. However, you will benefit from knowing the difference between the two species of bears when you hike, hunt, or visit the areas where they coexist.

The following websites offer excellent guidance and self-testing for identifying grizzly bears and black bears: