Restricted Activities Order
Pursuant to subsection 7(1) and section 21 of the National Parks General Regulations, which are stated as follows:
7(1). The superintendent may, where it is necessary for the proper management of the Park to do so, designate certain activities, uses or entry and travel in areas in a Park as restricted or prohibited.
21. The use on a watercourse of any type of motorized watercraft, water-skiing equipment or sub-surface diving equipment is prohibited except as permitted by a sign or notice placed, posted or erected by the superintendent at or near the watercourse.
Pursuant to section 21 of the National Parks General Regulations motorized watercraft, water-skiing equipment or sub-surface diving equipment is permitted on the waters of Clear Lake, Lake Audy and Moon in Riding Mountain National Park of Canada with the exception of the following restrictions and prohibitions pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations:
1. Mandatory Vessel Inspections for Aquatic Invasive Species and Inspection Permit
All watercraft that enter Park waters must undergo a mandatory inspection for aquatic invasive species by Parks Canada watercraft inspectors. All watercraft operators must possess a valid inspection permit. All watercraft and watercraft trailers must display inspection stickers or vehicle permit as prescribed on the inspection permit.
2. Outboard Marine Motors are permitted on Clear Lake, Moon Lake & Lake Audy
Any marine outboard motor used on any water body in the Park where motorized vessels are permitted must be either a 4-stroke or a direct injected 2-stroke engine. The use of all other internal combustion marine outboard motors is PROHIBITED on all park waters.
3. Operation of Watercraft in Area Designated for Diving
Operation of a watercraft in the waters off Glen Beag Day-use area in the east end of Clear Lake designated for scuba diving is PROHIBITED. This area will be clearly defined by dive markers.
4. Overnighting on Park Waters
Overnighting in or on a watercraft is PROHIBITED on all waters in the Park.
5. No Wake Zone on Clear Lake
Any operator of a watercraft on Clear Lake in the zone designated as a NO WAKE zone, must proceed at a speed that does not produce wave action.
This zone will be clearly defined by white, ‘no wake’ markers, placed at a minimum distance of 50 metres from the shoreline along Wasagaming townsite, between the Boat Cove launch facility and Deep Bay, as well as along the North Shore subdivision.
6. Personal Watercraft (PWC) on Park Waters
The use of personal watercraft is PROHIBITED on all waters in the Park.
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