Campfire ban for Ä’äy Chù Valley, Bullion Plateau, and Congdon Creek Route

Issued: June 22, 2018

Issued 2018-06-22 (YYYY-MM-DD)

Time 11:57:40

Haines Junction, Yukon, June 22, 2018

 

Parks Canada is informing backcountry users that as of June 29th, 2018 campfires will no longer be permitted in the following areas of Kluane National Park and Reserve:
- Ä’äy Chù Valley

- Bullion Plateau

- Congdon Creek Route


To minimize the risk of conditioning bears through food rewards, Parks Canada is removing all fire rings and will no longer issue campfire permits in these areas. The protection and conservation of bears, as well as the safety of visitors, are priorities for Parks Canada.  Backcountry users who plan to travel in these areas are reminded to bring a stove and fuel for cooking.


Effective date: June 29th, 2018


Information:

Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre

Yukon Field Unit

Parks Canada

867-634-7207

kluane.info@pc.gc.ca