Banff National Park

RESTRICTED ACTIVITY: Motor vehicle access on the Bow Valley Parkway from its east end/junction up to Johnston Canyon

Issued: May 01, 2023

Ends: June 25, 2023

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: Motor vehicle access on identified roads.

WHERE: Banff National Park of Canada secondary roads

Bow Valley Parkway (from its east end/junction with the Trans-Canada Highway, up to Johnston Canyon). Johnston Canyon can be accessed by vehicle via Castle Junction.

WHY: Motor vehicle access is restricted from May 1 to June 25, 2023, for the purpose of a reduced-vehicle cycling experience. To maintain certain services in the park, vehicle access is not restricted for Parks Canada staff and contractors, emergency services, utility, and railway operators.

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

Start date: 2023-05-01

End date: 2023-06-25

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