Never leave food or scented items unattended for even a minute.
A clean campsite and picnic site do not have anything that will attract wildlife (food, garbage, food-related or scented items). Never leave these items unattended for any length of time which includes when you are in your tent and RV.
- coolers - full or empty
- food - wrapped, unwrapped, or in containers
- dishes/pots/cutlery - clean or dirty
- empty beverage containers
- pet food/bowls - full or empty
- bottles/cans - open or unopened
- barbecues - clean or dirty
- any other items used for food preparation or that have a smell or scent
- scented products - such as shampoo, toothpaste, candles, citronella, dish soap, sunscreen, lip balm, dish towels
It is illegal to feed, entice or disturb any wildlife in a national park. Violators will be charged, be required to appear in court, and could pay fines up to $25 000.
To report offenses call Banff Dispatch: 403-762-1470