Waterton Lakes National Park

Area Closure: Crandell Lake and area

Issued: June 11, 2024

Ends: June 26, 2024

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:

- Mount Crandell including Crandell Lake Trail, Crandell Lake Campground, Crandell Loop from the Townsite to the Crandell Lake Trailhead, Crandell Mountain Campground, and Canyon Church Camp.
- Ruby Ridge to the north slopes of Mount Blakiston including Ruby Falls and Ruby Lake.
- Lineham Trail including Lineham Cliffs and the south slopes of Mount Blakiston.

WHY: A serious incident involving a bear has occurred in this area.

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

Report all bear (carnivore) sightings to 1-888- 927-3367 or notify Parks Canada Staff.

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