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Black bear in Redstreak Campground

A black bear is frequenting Redstreak Campground. Special caution is recommended while travelling or camping in the area. Information update.  

August 25, 2015

Redstreak Campground Fire Ban

A fire ban has again been implemented for Redstreak Campground. Gas and propane stoves are still permitted.

August 17, 2015

Marble Canyon Campground

Required maintenance has now been completed at Marble Canyon campground. The campground opened for the season at 12 p.m. on July 24, 2015. We appreciate your patience and hope everyone enjoys the remainder of the camping season in Kootenay National Park.

July 24, 2015

Government announces new investments in Kootenay National Park

David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay—Columbia, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced infrastructure investments totalling $44.9 million in several Parks Canada projects across Kootenay National Park. This major investment includes... (more)

July 18, 2015 

Redstreak Campground Fire Ban 

Given current conditions, a fire ban has been implemented for Redstreak Campground. Lighting and maintaining fires, including portable fires, in the campground is prohibited. The use of charcoal briquettes is also prohibited. Visitors and residents are only permitted to use gas or propane stoves during the fire ban. All park facilities remain open. Thanks for your patience and enjoy your stay.

July 17, 2015