Area Closed - Cougar Valley Watershed

Issued: May 01, 2021

Ends: November 15, 2021

WHAT: Pursuant to subsection 36(1) of the Canada National Parks Act General Regulations, the following area is closed to all traffic and travel by order of the Superintendent, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks:

WHERE: The Cougar Valley watershed above the Trans-Canada Highway.

(see attached map)

WHY: This closure is in effect annually to increase public safety, and minimize displacement of grizzly bears from prime food sources.

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

Start date: 2021-05-01

End date: 2021-11-15