Restricted activity order: personalized watercraft

Issued: August 22, 2014

Issued 2014-08-22 (YYYY-MM-DD)

Time 13:41:17

Restricted activity order

Personalized Watercraft

What:

Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the General Regulations of the Canada National Parks Act, use of personalized water craft (Sea Doos, Wave Runners, Jet Skis, Super Jet, etc.) is prohibited.

Where:

Throughout Banff National Park.

Exception:

The use of motorized boats on Lake Minnewanka is permitted.

Why:

The use of personalized water craft has been determined as an inappropriate activity within Banff National Park

Penalty:

Violators may be charged under the National Park Regulations: maximum fine $25,000.

Effective Date:
August 22, 2014

Approved:

Sheila Luey,
A/Superintendent, Banff Field Unit

Melanie Kwong
Superintendent, Lake Louise, Kootenay, Yoho Field Unit