Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of November 2-3

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.  Gates hosting firewood permits are listed below; permits are $30 cash and safety equipment must be presented and used for a permit to be issued.

Iron River: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.

Buckley Bay: Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Northwest Bay:
 Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Nanaimo River:  Gate opens at 6am and will close at 2:30pm.  A valid watershed permit is required for entry and available through the Nanaimo Fish and Game Protective Association.

Nanaimo Lakes Road - Community Firewood Fundraiser:  The Vibe Performance Dancers will be hosting a firewood fundraiser off Nanaimo Lakes Road.  Follow the posted signs out from the Colliery Dam Park.  Starts at 8am and ends at 3pm.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gate times are adjusted for the hunting season currently underway until early December.  Be alert hunters may be in the area.

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

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


To report a wildfire on your mobile device call *5555.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Recreation Access Closure - Mt. Horne Trail South Ridge

Effective immediately this trail is closed weekdays for public use.
This closure is necessary to mitigate safety concerns from nearby operations for both the public and workers.

This closure is in place until further notice.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of October 26-27

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.  Gates hosting firewood permits are listed below; permits are $30 cash and safety equipment must be presented and used for a permit to be issued.

Iron River: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.

Buckley Bay: Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Northwest Bay:
 Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Nanaimo River:  Gate opens at 6am and will close at 2:30pm.  A valid watershed permit is required for entry and available through the Nanaimo Fish and Game Protective Association.

Nanaimo Lakes Road - Community Firewood Fundraiser:  The Nusa'Lon Dragons dragonboating team will be hosting a firewood fundraiser off Nanaimo Lakes Road.  Follow the posted signs out from the Colliery Dam Park.  Starts at 8am and ends at 3pm.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gate times are adjusted for the hunting season currently underway until early December.  Be alert hunters may be in the area.

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

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

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of October 19-20

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.  Gates hosting firewood permits are listed below; permits are $30 cash and safety equipment must be presented and used for a permit to be issued.

Iron River: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Oyster River Main closed at 16.5km.

Buckley Bay: Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Northwest Bay:
 Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Nanaimo River:  Gate opens at 6am and will close at 2:30pm.  A valid watershed permit is required for entry and available through the Nanaimo Fish and Game Protective Association.

Nanaimo Lakes Road - Community Firewood Fundraiser:  Heart of the Island Chorus Group will be hosting a firewood fundraiser off Nanaimo Lakes Road.  Follow the posted signs out from the Colliery Dam Park.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gate times are adjusted for the hunting season currently underway until early December.  Be alert hunters may be in the area.


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

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

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of October 12-14

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.  Gates hosting firewood permits are listed below; permits are $30 cash and safety equipment must be presented and used for a permit to be issued.

Iron River: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Oyster River Main closed at 16.5km.

Buckley Bay: Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Northwest Bay:
 Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Nanaimo River:  Gate opens at 6am and will close at 2:30pm.  A valid watershed permit is required for entry and available through the Nanaimo Fish and Game Protective Association.


Nanaimo Lakes Road - Community Firewood Fundraiser:  Kirkwood Dance will be hosting a firewood fundraiser off Nanaimo Lakes Road.  Follow the posted signs out from the Colliery Dam Park.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gate times are adjusted for the hunting season currently underway until early December.  Be alert hunters may be in the area.


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

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

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Gates will be open on Thanksgiving Monday at the same times as posted above for hunting.  Firewood permits will be available at all sites except for Nanaimo Lakes Road site.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Recreation Access Closure - Judges Route Trail

Effective October 7, this trail is closed for use weekdays until further notice.
This closure is necessary to minimize unsafe conditions for both workers in the area and the public.
The trail is expected to be available weekends for use.

Recreation Access Closure - Main Gully Trail

Effective October 7, this trail will be closed for use weekdays until further notice.
This closure is necessary to prevent unsafe conditions for workers and the public in this region.


Thursday, October 3, 2013

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of October 5-6

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.  Gates hosting firewood permits are listed below; permits are $30 cash and safety equipment must be presented and used for a permit to be issued.

Iron River: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Oyster River Main closed at 16.5km.

Buckley Bay: Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Northwest Bay:
 Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Nanaimo River:  Gate opens at 6am and will close at 2:30pm.  A valid watershed permit is required for entry and available through the Nanaimo Fish and Game Protective Association.


Nanaimo Lakes Road - Community Firewood Fundraiser:  Football Nanaimo will be hosting a firewood fundraiser off Nanaimo Lakes Road.  Follow the posted signs out from the Colliery Dam Park.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 6am and will close at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 6am and closes at 4:30pm.  Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gate times are adjusted for the hunting season currently underway until early December.  Be alert hunters may be in the area.


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

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