RESTRICTED ACTIVITY - Sunshine Meadows, Citadel Pass and Healy Pass Areas of Banff National Park

Issued: June 01, 2019

Ends: October 15, 2019

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:

Hiking or travel anywhere except on official trails or designated roads in the Sunshine Meadows, Citadel Pass, and Healy Pass areas of Banff National Park. Hiking is only permitted on designated trails and roads indicated on the attached map. Any off-trail use is prohibited without a restricted activity permit. 

WHERE: Sunshine Meadows, Healy Pass, and north of Citadel Pass areas. As per map attached.  

WHY: To protect sensitive habitat and improve habitat security for grizzly bears.

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

Start date: 2019-06-01
End date: 2019-10-15