Jasper National Park

Restricted Activity: Overnight mooring of watercraft

Issued: April 28, 2023

Ends: December 31, 2023

Effective date:

May 1 to December 31, 2023


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

  • No person shall moor a watercraft overnight other than in accordance with a permit issued by the Superintendent.
  • A person camping at a waterfront campground may moor their watercraft if the following conditions are met:
    • A valid camping permit applies to the mooring location and date;
    • The campsite to which the permit applies is occupied; and
    • The watercraft complies with all other regulations.

These restrictions do not apply to a superintendent, park warden, peace officer, or any other person authorized by the superintendent to carry out functions related to the management of a park while any of those persons is engaged in carrying out such functions.


Jasper National Park


The Superintendent has established these restrictions to:

  • Clean up riparian areas;
  • Protect aquatic wildlife and park visitors; and
  • Restore aquatic ecosystems


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

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