Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve

AREA CLOSURE – Desnethche (Spiritual Gathering Site)

Issued: June 02, 2023

Starts: July 26, 2023
Ends: August 20, 2023

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the Superintendent has designated the following activities in Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve as prohibited:

Entry to Desnethche (the Spiritual Gathering site) and surrounding area from July 26 to August 20, 2023, except for members of the Łutsël K'é Dene First Nation and their invited guests. This closure does not apply to Indigenous peoples engaged in activities protected by section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act. Maximum penalty $25,000

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