Thursday, August 29, 2013

Gate Closures - Weekend of August 31 - September 2

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation for the upcoming long weekend. 

Both camping and fires are not permitted on our property unless with written permit.

Iron River: Gate opens at 8am and will close at 3:30pm.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4:30pm.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 3:30pm.

Shawnigan (off Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4:30pm.

The road network from Highway 4 accessing Mt. Arrowsmith Regional Park is expected to be open for the weekend.

Report any chance of wildfire to the Coastal Fire Center, *5555 on your mobile phone.

There are no firewood cutting opportunities at this time.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Closure - Franklin River Bridge

The Franklin River Bridge located at Bells Bay will be deactivated the week of August 26.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Gate Closures - Weekend of August 24-25

The gate accessing the Iron River/Oyster River will be open for the weekend. Oyster River Main will be closed to the public at 16.5km. Gates at Copper Canyon, Northwest Bay and Shawnigan are closed for the weekend due to continued hot, dry weather conditions and associated forest fire hazard conditions. Access up to Mount Arrowsmith is expected to be open for Saturday and Sunday.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Road Closure - Comox Mainline

Comox Main (aka Comox Trail) will be closed from August 19 to 23 at 3.5km.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Gate Closures - Weekend of August 17-18

Shawnigan, Copper Canyon and Northwest Bay gates will be closed for public access this weekend. Iron River will be open from 8:00am - 3:30pm. The Oyster Mainline will not be open for public access beyond 16.5km.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Road Closure - Ash Mainline

The Ash Mainline will be closed at 48km from August 12-20.