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Johnston Canyon closure charges continue

Johnston Canyon closure charges continue

With more than 30 signs to communicate to hikers along Johnston Canyon there is a closure to protect endangered black swifts that next in the cliffs at a popular spot for people to take selfies, Parks Canada Wardens charged more than people this summer with entering the area

Johnston Canyon to close for repair work

Popular Johnston Canyon trail in Banff National Park will be closed for major upgrades and repair work for several weeks this fall. The $1.2 million project begins Sept. 15 and is expected to run until the end of October, weather permitting.
Grizzly bear spotted near Johnston Canyon

Grizzly bear spotted near Johnston Canyon

BANFF – It might be December, but that doesn’t mean much for male grizzly bears who are still out and about in Banff National Park. On Tuesday (Dec. 4), several hikers spotted a grizzly bear around 11:15 a.m. close to the Johnston Canyon waterfalls.

Johnston Canyon closed after tree falls, injures boy

The popular hiking trail through Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park is closed temporarily while repairs are made and assessment conducted into a tree that fell and injured a young boy on Thursday afternoon (July 9).

Johnston Canyon reopens a week after tree falls on boy

The popular hiking trail through Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park was closed for almost a week while Parks Canada crews conducted a risk assessment and removed up to 30 trees in the area after a young boy was critically injured when a tree fell
Man charged $500 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Man charged $500 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Matthew Clarke was hiking with a group, including two children, on May 20 when he went into an area at Johnston Canyon that has been closed by Parks Canada to protect the nesting grounds of endangered black swifts
Johnston Canyon 'secret cave' closed to protect swifts

Johnston Canyon 'secret cave' closed to protect swifts

BANFF – Parks Canada has announced the closure of a section of Johnston Canyon known as the ‘secret cave’ located between the upper and lower falls until Nov. 15 to allow black swifts time to nest and fledge in peace.
Growing number of endangered birds nesting in Johnston Canyon

Growing number of endangered birds nesting in Johnston Canyon

“This is actually more nesting activity than we’ve had in the past 16 years,” said Daniella Rubeling, the visitor experience manager for Banff National Park.
Off-trail travel banned at Johnston Canyon to protect endangered bird

Off-trail travel banned at Johnston Canyon to protect endangered bird

BANFF – Off-trail use at Johnston Canyon is banned to protect endangered black swifts nesting along the cliffs at one of Banff National Park's busiest tourist attractions.
Calgary man fined $1,250 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

Calgary man fined $1,250 for entering closed area at Johnston Canyon

"I am not proud ... I am embarrassed of what I did."