Parks Canada would like everyone visiting Prince Albert National Park to enjoy the park in a safe manner that respects the experience of other visitors and preserves the park environment. For this reason some activities have been prohibited within Prince Albert National Park.

The following are examples of prohibited activities in Prince Albert National Park:

  • Causing excessive noise or other kind of disturbance
  • Camping without a permit or exceeding the stay limit
  • Failing to immediately affix lake trout tag on retained lake trout
  • Being in the possession of a number of fish in excess of the daily catch and possession limit
  • Hunting or disturbing wildlife
  • Being in the possession of a firearm* unless the firearm is unloaded and in a case.
  • Feeding or attracting wildlife
  • Using personal watercrafts (sea-doos)
  • ATV travelling, snowmobiling or other kind of motorized off-road travelling
  • Collecting natural (eg. wildflowers, rocks, mushrooms, berries) or cultural objects (eg. arrowheads)
  • Failing to have a domestic animal (e.g. dog, cat) under physical control at all times.
  • Flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs / Drones and other radio controlled aircraft).
  • Using metal detectors

Please be aware that this is not a comprehensive list of all national park regulations. For additional information about legislation within national parks, please visit the Parks Canada Acts and Regulations webpage.

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* Please note: that the definition of firearm under the National Parks of Canada Wildlife Regulations means any weapon from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged and cause injury or death to wildlife (e.g. slingshots, pellet guns, handmade bows).