Riding Mountain National Park

Public Notice - Human-Powered Watercraft - Restricted/prohibited activity orders

Issued: June 06, 2023

Pursuant to section 21 of the National Parks General Regulations motorized watercraft, water-skiing equipment or sub-surface diving equipment is permitted on the waters of Clear Lake, Lake Audy, and Moon Lake.

Human-Powered Watercraft: Self-propelled, non-motorized vessels/boats and gear including, but not limited to: hand-launched boats, canoes, inflatables, kayaks, kiteboards, paddles, rowboats, stand up paddle boards, windsurfing boards or any other type of vessel/watercraft that comes into contact with water. 

  1. Mandatory Inspections for Aquatic Invasive Species and Inspection Permit

    All watercraft entering Clear Lake must undergo a mandatory inspection for aquatic invasive species by Parks Canada watercraft inspectors. All watercraft operators must possess a valid inspection permit and abide by permit conditions issued under section 7(5) of the National Parks General Regulations.

  2. Overnighting and Mooring on Park Waters

    Overnighting in or on a watercraft is PROHIBITED on all waters in the Park. Mooring (fastening, tying or securing by any means) a watercraft overnight to docks, beaches, or a wharf without a permit is PROHIBITED on all waters in the Park.


START DATE: 2023-06-01

END DATE: Until further notice