Riding Mountain National Park

Restricted activities - Campground restrictions

Issued: May 16, 2024


Pursuant to Section 13 (b) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activities are prohibited by order of the Superintendent:

  • Park users must not leave any items unattended at their campsites which could attract bears or other wildlife. This includes:
    • Food – open or closed.
    • Garbage, including food scraps.
    • Coolers – full or empty.
    • Dishes and pots – clean or dirty.
    • Pet food and bowls.
    • Bottles and cans – full or empty.
    • Barbeques and camp stoves – clean or dirty.
    • Toiletries.
    • ANY item associated with food preparation. 
  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages is hereby prohibited in the Wasagaming Campground between 23:00 – 07:00 daily from May 1, 2024 to September 3, 2024 inclusive.

Pursuant to Section 14 (g) of the National Parks Camping Regulations, this notice authorizes staff and security officers to inspect any campsite at any time.


In the campgrounds in Riding Mountain National Park.


To ensure visitor safety, protect wildlife, and promote a quality visitor experience.


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


Start date: 2024-05-15

End date: Until further notice