RESTRICTED ACTIVITY: Allenby Pass Trail

Issued: August 01, 2020

Ends: September 30, 2020

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.    All hiking parties must travel in a minimum group size of four. The maximum distance between two individuals must not exceed 3 metres and should be less when sight or hearing is reduced by the physical surroundings.

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-20

End date: 30-Sep-20

 

2020-HWC-0000-BANFU-1248

 

Approved by

Dave McDonough

Superintendent, Banff Field Unit

 

For more information, call Banff Park Emergency Dispatch at 403.762.1470.