Yoho National Park

Seasonal closure: McArthur Creek Valley

Issued: May 01, 2023

Ends: August 15, 2023

WHAT: Pursuant to Section 36(1) of the National
Parks General Regulations, of the Canada National
Parks Act, the following trail is closed to all traffic
and travel by order of the Superintendent:
McArthur Creek trail, from McArthur Pass to the
Ottertail trail junction.

WHERE: McArthur Creek Valley
The area encompassed by the following UTM NAD
83 z11 coordinates:
541994/5681354, 542652/5680838,
543903/5680758, 543945/5686187,
545133/5688129, 544226/5688655, and
541994/5686791. Refer to map.

WHY: Protect important grizzly bear habitat, and
wildlife corridors. Reduce human/bear conflicts.

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

Start date: 2023-05-01
End date: 2023-08-15

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