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Canada Camping News Roundup for October 25, 2021

The Camping Life News Roundup for the week of October 25, 2021 looks at Saskatchewan Provincial Park visitors, improvements to Kananaskis park BC Parks and camping in British Columbia, new attractions, and park improvements.

Province continues with provincial park plan for Alfred Bog – The Review

The process continues to designate the Alfred Bog as a provincial park. Personnel at the Ontario Parks branch of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks are guiding the effort through the various regulatory stages.

Upgrade in Cultus Lake Provincial Park aimed at relieving parking pressure – The Chilliwack Progress

An upgrade to a parking lot in Cultus Lake Provincial Park is on the way to improve access to Teapot Hill.

St. Clair campground, golf course prices set to increase in 2022 – The Observer

The cost of golf course memberships, golf cart memberships and seasonal campground fees will increase in St. Clair Township in 2022.

New nighttime Banff Gondola experience uses lights, sound and video projection – CTV News Calgary

Visitors to Banff this winter will be able to experience a new attraction that uses the Banff Gondola to explore the town’s Indigenous roots.

Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning – St. Albert Today

A cougar followed two hikers and their dog at close range during a scary 20-minute ordeal in the Three Sisters last Friday evening, prompting an official warning for residents to be extra vigilant.

Parks Canada seeks input on Cape Breton Highlands National Park management plan – Saltwire

Parks Canada is reaching out to the public for input on its management plan for Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

Backcountry access off limits to protect Jasper’s vulnerable caribou – rmotoday.com

Two dwindling caribou herds in Jasper National Park have been given a bit of a reprieve while Parks Canada continues working on plans for captive breeding the endangered species.

More than 1 million people visited Saskatchewan’s provincial parks this year – CBC News

More than a million people have been to Saskatchewan’s 36 provincial parks since May, easily beating the visitation record set in 2020.

Kananaskis park pass reaps $10 million for improvements, says Alberta minister – Lethbridge Herald

Alberta’s environment minister says a new pass for a popular Alberta mountain park has generated more than $10 million from users of Kananaskis Country.