Banff backcountry campground closed after bear damages tent

A campground in Banff National Park on Ghost Lake is closed after a bear damaged a tent.

Campground on Ghost Lake closed, warning issued for nearby campgrounds

One backcountry campground is closed and two more are under bear warnings in Banff National Park. (Parks Canada)

A backcountry campground in Banff National Park is closed after a bear damaged a tent.

The campground on Ghost Lake, known as LM 31, is closed Parks Canada officials announced Friday.

Violators could be charged under the Canada National Parks Act and fined up to $25,000.

There is also a bear warning for nearby campgrounds LM 20 and LM 22. Both campsites are on Lake Minnewanka.