Issued: August 01, 2019

Ends: September 30, 2019

Allenby Pass - Seasonal trail restriction


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: Allenby Pass Trail

Note: Visitors are permitted to access Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park through Banff National Park via the lower Assiniboine Pass trail or the Wonder Pass trail.  


1.     Hikers must be in tight groups of 4 or more adults.

2.     Groups must carry bear spray at all times.

3.     Minimum of 2 horse riders.


4.     Dogs are not permitted.


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-19

End date: 30-Sep-19