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Superintendent's Notices

Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada

2015 Rabbitkettle Hotsprings Area Closure

These notices do not apply to Aboriginal persons who are engaged in traditional renewable resource harvesting activities.

Trip Registration and Deregistration

Pursuant to section 6(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the Superintendent has designated the following activities hazardous: Overnight Visitation and Multi-night Visitation in Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada. Subject to section 6(3) of the National Parks General Regulations, all Overnight Visitors and Multi-night Visitors to Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada, must register in person or by phone with the park office, prior to entering the park and deregister within 24 hours of the deregistration date indicated on their registration form.

Custodial Groups

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations the following activity is designated prohibited: Overnight Visitation and Multi-night Visitation in Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada by Custodial Groups without a valid Custodial Permit. A Custodial Group is an institutional group where at least one person is less than 18 years of age, and that minor is not in the company of his/her parent. Institutional groups include, but are not limited to, School Groups, Scout/Guide Groups, Church Groups, Cadet Groups and Community Youth Groups.

Wildlife Attractants

Pursuant to section 14(g) of the National Parks of Canada Camping Regulations, park staff may inspect your campsite for unattended wildlife attractants. For safety reason park staff will secure unattended wildlife attractants, which may include coolers, food (opened & closed), garbage, wrappings, dishes, pots, bottles, cans and any item associated with the preparations of food. If you suspect that wildlife attractants have been removed from your campsite as a result of being unattended please speak to a park staff on site.

Fires

Pursuant to section 4(1) of the National Parks of Canada Fire Protection Regulations, no person shall start or maintain any fire in a park except:
a) in a fireplace provided by the Superintendent at a designated campground or;
b) contained within a portable stove such as a firebox or fire pan, at all locations other than designated campgrounds and;
c) only burn driftwood or dead wood found on the ground. Cutting live or snag wood in Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada is prohibited.

Motorboats

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activity is designated prohibited: The use of motorboats in Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada.

Motorized Vehicles, Over-Snow Vehicles and All-Terrain Vehicles

Pursuant to section 41(2) of the National Parks Highway Traffic Regulations, No person shall operate an all-terrain Vehicle in a park except for the purpose of administration of the park and with permission of the superintendent. Pursuant to section 41(1)(a), No person shall operate an over-snow vehicle in a park unless the person has written permission from the superintendent. Pursuant to section 3(1), No person shall operate a motor vehicle within a park except on a highway.

Research and Collection

Pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the National Parks General Regulations the following activity is hereby listed as a "Designated Activity" in Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada: Natural, Archaeological, or Social Science Research. This Designated Activity requires authorization from the Superintendent pursuant to section 7.1(5) of the National Parks General Regulations. Research includes all scientific activities pertaining to natural, archaeological or social science studies that involve fieldwork, collection of archaeological and natural objects or specimens.

Commercial Filming and Photography

Pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the National Parks General Regulations the following activity is hereby listed as a "Designated Activity" in Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada: Commercial Filming and Photography. This Designated Activity requires authorization from the Superintendent pursuant to section 7.1(5) of the National Parks General Regulations.
2015 NNPR notice
2015 Superintendent's Notice
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