Restricted activity: Motor vehicle access on identified roads

Issued: June 21, 2020

Ends: November 15, 2020

WHAT: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National Parks Act, the following activity is restricted or prohibited by order of the Superintendent:
Motor vehicle access on identified roads.

WHERE: Banff National Park of Canada secondary roads:

  • The Bow Valley Parkway (from its east end / junction with Highway 1, to its junction with Highway 93 South)
  • Tunnel Mountain Drive

WHY: Motor Vehicle Access is restricted to minimize the risk of the spread of COVID-19. To maintain critical services in the park vehicle access is not restricted for Parks Canada staff and contractors, emergency services, commercial facility operators, and utility, railway and transit operators.

PENALTY: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000.

Start date: 25/03/2020

End date: Until further notice