Banff National Park

AREA CLOSURE - A portion of Tunnel Mountain - Black bear hibernating in the area

Issued: December 01, 2022

Ends: May 15, 2023

WHAT:  Pursuant to Section 36(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National Parks Act, the following area is closed to all traffic and travel by order of the Superintendent.

WHERE: A portion of Tunnel Mountain including a section of the Tunnel Mountain designated hiking trails.  Designated trails Teddy Bears Picnic, Wolf Scat Alley and Hoodoo Trail remain open. See attached map.

WHY: Black bear hibernating in the area.

PENALTY:  Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty $25 000.

Start date: 1-Dec-22

End date: 15-May-23


Approved by: Salman Rasheed, Superintendent, Banff Field Unit 

For more information, call Banff Park Dispatch at 403-762-1470

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