Yoho National Park

Area Closure: Odaray Prospect and Plateau

Issued: May 01, 2022

Ends: November 30, 2022

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:

Odaray Prospect and Odaray Plateau area.


WHERE: Odaray Prospect and Odaray Plateau.

The area encompassed by the following UTM NAD 83 z11 coordinates:                           

543794/5690024, 544713/5690683, 545560/5689574, 545272/5688902, 544900/5688484, 544670/5688659, 544685/5689294, 544522/5689666, and 543794/5690024.  Refer to the 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.


APPROVED BY: François Masse, Superintendent, Lake Louise Yoho Kootenay Field Unit.

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