Area closure: Area between the CN rail line and the cemetery

What

Pursuant to subsection 36(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following area is closed to all traffic and travel by order of the Superintendent

Where

Area between the CN rail line and the cemetery/cemetery entrance road including a section of Trail #13 from the “Jasper Entrance” sign to the end of the forested area North of the cemetery. Please refer to the closure map for a graphic description and alternate route.

Map

Why

To ensure public safety during the mechanical fuel reduction activities. Crews and heavy equipment are operating in the area creating safety hazards including tree felling, moving machinery, log hauling, and smoke.

Penalty

Violators may be charged under the National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000.

Start date

February 16, 2021