Area Closure - Terrestrial area of Gwaii Haanas

Issued: March 17, 2020

Under the authority of the Haida Nation and the Government of Canada through the Archipelago Management Board (AMB), Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, Restricted and Prohibited Activities, Uses and Travel, SOR/82-949, and the inherent responsibility of the Haida Nation to protect the lands and waters of Haida Gwaii, the following site in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area, and Haida Heritage Site is closed:

  The entire terrestrial area of Gwaii Haanas is closed to access (Map 1) for reasons of visitor safety.

Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act. Maximum penalty $25,000.