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Snowmobiles and Alcohol-A Deadly Mix

It is illegal to operate a snowmobile:

  • To pursue, harass, injure, or attempt to kill wildlife.
  • While carrying a loaded firearm.
  • In a negligent or reckless manner.
  • In a way that damages the environment on Crown Land.
  • On private property without the property owner’s consent.
  • With a blood alcohol concentration of more than 0.08%, or if you are impaired by alcohol or drugs.
  • In a park, conservancy, or recreation area, unless:
    • A park officer authorizes it or…
    • There is a sign that authorizes it in a particular area or on a trail.
  • In closed areas. For maps of areas closed to snowmobiles, go to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations website.
  • On Forest Service roads, with or without insurance, if the road has been ploughed and can be used by other vehicles.
  • In Strathcona Provincial Park.
  • Within the Muskwa-Kechika Access Management Area, unless the snowmobile weighs less than 500 kg and is operated between November 1 and April 15.