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Fire Ban

  • Updated: August 14, 2017
  • The ban prohibits ALL open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes.
  • Portable propane fire pits and gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating are allowed.
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Day Use



      Summer Activities

        Backcountry Camping
        Rock Climbing

      Winter Activities

      Note Permitted activities may vary within a park. Please confirm details with park staff.

      Canoeing/kayaking: Jewel Bay Backcountry Campground is accessible by canoe/kayak; canoe launching is available at Barrier Lake boat launch in Bow Valley Provincial Park; for boating safety information, visit the Transport Canada website.
      Fishing: there is fishing in Barrier Lake, which falls within ES1 fish management zone; for detailed information refer to the Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations.
      Rock climbing: Mt. Yamnuska cliff face provides a number of popular climbing routes.

      Bow Valley


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