Steve Richins sent these photos in of a bear crossing I-84 in Henefer.
He and his family watched as the bear climbed on a fence and across a river.
Family members were upset with him for getting so close, especially with a child in his arms.
Wildlife experts agree the best thing to do if you encounter a black bear is to keep your distance.
Mark Hadley, Spokesman with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources tells ABC 4 Utah what you should do if you encounter a bear.