Restricted activity: Cannabis and tobacco use at Miette Hot Springs Pool

Issued: October 17, 2018

What: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activities are prohibited by order of the Superintendent:

  • Smoking or vaping of cannabis
  • Smoking or vaping of tobacco

Where: Miette Hot Springs Pool

The closure area encompasses the entire area around the Hot springs Buildings and Pools.

Closure includes:

  • The access stairs/paved walkway from the parking lot.
  • The circle drive and drop off area in front of the main building
  • The staff/barrier free parking lot to the east of the building.
  • The entire fenced area around the pool site as well as café patios.
  • Exterior bathrooms, walkways and visitor viewing area.
  • Loading dock area below the building to the west.

Why: To reduce visitor safety risk, to promote a quality visitor experience and enhance the safety and enjoyment of all public areas at the hot pools.

NOTE: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act.

End date: Until further notice