CAMPGROUND CLOSURES - Egypt Lake Campground, Healy Creak Campground, Pharaoh Creek Campground
Issued: July 08, 2020
Ends: July 16, 2020
Banff Field Unit
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:
WHERE: The following backcountry campgrounds are closed:
• Re16 – Pharaoh Creek Campground
• E5 – Healy Creak Campground
• E13 – Egypt Lake Campground
WHY: These backcountry campgrounds are closed due to bold wolf behaviour, including removing items from a tent, in search of food rewards.
PENALTY: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000.
Start date: 7-Jul-20
End date: 18-Jul-20
IEM #: 2020-HWC-0000-BANFU-1152
Approved by: Dave McDonough, Superintendent, Banff Field Unit
For more information, call Banff Park Emergency Dispatch at 403.762.1470.