Kootenay National Park

Smoking/Vaping of Cannabis and Tobacco - Radium Hot Springs pools

Issued: November 01, 2018

Smoking/Vaping of Cannabis and Tobacco

What: Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activities are prohibited by order of the Superintendent: 

  • Smoking or Vaping of Cannabis
  • Smoking or Vaping of Tobacco

Where: Radium Hot Springs pools

The closure area encompasses the entire Hot springs site and begins at all access points to the Hot Springs property which are as follows: 

  • Pedestrian tunnel access from large parking lot on North side of Highway 93.
  • Pedestrian ramp and stair access from the small parking lot on the South side of Highway 93.
  • Pedestrian sidewalk and bus drop off area access on the South side of Highway 93.
  • Pedestrian footpath access from the large overflow parking lot located to the East of the pool.
  • Red Streak trail access via the pedestrian bridge to the South of the pool.

Why: To reduce visitor safety risk, to promote a quality visitor experience and enhance the safety and enjoyment of all public areas at the hot pools.

Note: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act.

Start date:

End date: Until further notice

Approved by:

Melanie Kwong
Superintendent, Lake Louise Yoho Kootenay Field Unit

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