Banff National Park

RESTRICTED ACTIVITY: Allenby Pass Seasonal Trail Restriction

Issued: August 01, 2021

Ends: September 30, 2021

WHAT: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National Parks Act, the following activity is restricted or prohibited by order of the Superintendent:

WHERE: Allenby Pass Trail

Note: Visitors are permitted to access Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park through Banff National Park via the lower Assiniboine Pass trail or the Wonder Pass trail.

1. All hiking parties must travel in a minimum group size of four. The maximum distance between two individuals must not exceed 3 metres and should be less when sight or hearing is reduced by the physical surroundings.

2. Groups must carry bear spray at all times.

3. Minimum of 2 horse riders.

4. Dogs are not permitted.

WHY: To increase public safety, and to minimize displacement of grizzly bears from prime food sources at a critical time of the year.

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

IEM#: 2021-HWC-000-BANFU-0143

Approved by
Dave McDonough
Superintendent, Banff Field Unit

For more information, call Banff Park Emergency Dispatch at 403.762.1470.

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