RESTRICTED ACTIVITY - Allenby Pass

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.  

RESTRICTIONS:

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