Yoho National Park

FIRE BAN: Yoho National Park

Issued: August 04, 2022

Ends: August 03, 2022

FIRE BAN – Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park

Pursuant to section 3(1)(c) of the National Parks of Canada Fire Protection Regulations, the starting and/or maintaining of fires within Yoho National Park of Canada is hereby PROHIBITED by order of the Superintendent, Yoho National Park of Canada.

This fire ban includes ALL open fires, EXCEPT, provided they are under direct supervision and certified by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) or Underwriters Laboratories (UL):

• portable propane fire pits

• gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating

• propane or gas fuelled lanterns (enclosed flame)

• patio heaters (propane, catalytic or infrared/radiant).

WHERE: This fire ban covers the entire national park including all front and backcountry campgrounds and day use areas in Yoho National Park.

WHY: For the prevention of wildfire during elevated Fire Danger conditions in Yoho National Park.

PENALTY: It is an offence under the Canada National Parks Act to contravene these prohibitions. Failure to comply may result in the immediate cancellation of the camping permit, eviction from the campground and violators may be charged.

Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act: maximum penalty

$25 000.

Start Date: 5-Aug-2022

End date: Until further notice

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