Restricted activity: Cannabis consumption

Issued: May 29, 2020


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 in any outdoor public place in the park with the exception of the following areas:

  • Registered campsites (between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.)
  • Private residences 

Cannabis consumption is not permitted outside of individual campsites and private residences.


To promote a quality visitor experience and to enhance the safety and enjoyment of public areas.


Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act.

Start date: 2020-05-29