Glacier National Park

Restricted Activity - Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV or Drones)

Issued: August 05, 2021

WHAT: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the Canadian National Parks Act General Regulations, and notwithstanding Transport Canada Guidelines for operating Unmanned Air Vehicles, the launching, landing, or use of a UAV is prohibited except with written authorization from the Superintendent.

For the purposes of this order, a UAV is any powered device capable of sustained flight, which is controlled remotely or is self-operating, and does not carry passengers. This includes but is not limited to air or balloon drones, aeroplanes, quadcopters, rotorcraft or similar devices.

WHERE: Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks.

WHY: To reduce disturbance to visitors and wildlife.

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

Start date: 2021-08-05

End date: Until further notice

For more information, call the Park office at 250-837-7500 or the Rogers Pass Discovery Centre. For emergencies call 1-877-852-3100.

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