Trail closure: Upper Bryant Creek Valley

Issued: August 01, 2020

Ends: September 30, 2020

Upper Bryant Creek Valley: Trail closure

 
WHAT:  Pursuant to Section 36(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National Parks Act, the following trail is closed to all traffic and travel by order of the Superintendent:

 
WHERE: Og Pass trail and Upper Assiniboine Pass trail within Banff National Park.

 
WHY: To increase public safety, and to minimize displacement of grizzly bears from prime food sources at a critical time of the year.

 

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

 

Start date: 1-Aug-20

End date: 30-Sep-20
 

2020-HWC-0000-BANFU-1248

 

Approved by

Dave McDonough

Superintendent, Banff Field Unit

 

For more information, call Banff Park Emergency Dispatch at 403.762.1470.