Area Closure: Trail 7 - Grizzly and black bears frequenting the area

Issued: May 09, 2024

Area closed for bears in Jasper National Park

Effective date

May 10, 2024 until further notice


Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following activity is restricted or prohibited by order of the Superintendent:


The section of Trail 7 along the south and east borders of the Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course, from the junction of trail 7 and 7a to the junction of Trail 7 and 7e. The area is closed to the public use with the exception of equestrian travel. Equestrian riders are not to dismount. The attached map provides a graphic description of the closed area.


Grizzly and black bears are frequenting the trail area.


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

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