A Parks and Recreation representative said it the mother and bear cub were spotted on Wednesday.
Eyewitnesses said when the mother bear saw people she would run her cub up a tree and stand guard, watching everyone's moves.
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Crews said they've seen a lot of bear activity around the area in western North Carolina lately.
In fact, three young bears were seen playing in an Asheville woman's backyard last week.
They caution you to never get too close to a bear if you ever see one.