Highway Safety

While travelling through the park, especially at dusk and dawn, beware of deer and moose crossing the highway. 

  • Obey posted speed limit signs.
  • Reduce speed on hills and around turns.
  • Watch out for cyclists and pedestrians on the roadways.

Please drive with caution and enjoy your visit to the park.

Hiking And Backcountry Camping Safety – Be prepared!

Remember that you are responsible for your own safety and security!

Trails – Stay on marked trails. Trails that are not marked are not maintained and natural hazards may be present increasing the risk of serious injury.

In case of an emergency call 911. If you are in a remote area be prepared for the possibility that you may have to wait for help to arrive.

Cell phone coverage is not available everywhere in the park. Pay phones are located at the visitor information centre.

Be prepared - dress for the weather and be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions. Check weather forecasts before venturing out.

Remember to always ensure you have a trip plan, appropriate training for your planned activities, and take the essential equipmentPlease visit the Adventure Smart website for more detailed information on planning your outdoor activities. 

Drinking Water

Assume all surface water is unfit to drink unless first boiled for 10 minutes or adequately filtered.