Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Recreational Trail Closures - Loon Lake/Summit Lake area

Effective January 27, the following trails are closed until further notice.  These closures are required to manage for safety concerns around active operations.
  • Helga's Trail;
  • Loon Lake Loop; and
  • Hole in the Forest.
These trail closures are anticipated to last until mid-March.  Please respect this weekday closure and do not cross any trail barricades including but not limited to signs, flagging tape and rope.

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of February 1-2

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gates and road systems accessing both Mt. Arrowsmith and Mt. Apps will be open this weekend.  The roads are not maintained at this time.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of January 25-26

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Gates and road systems accessing both Mt. Arrowsmith and Mt. Apps will be open this weekend.  The roads are not maintained at this time.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of January 18-19

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.

Iron River: Gate closed.

Buckley Bay: Gate closed.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

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

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of January 11-12

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.

Iron River: Gate closed.

Buckley Bay: Gate closed.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

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

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of January 4-5

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 closed.

Buckley Bay: Gate closed. Firewood permits available for firewood cutting just outside the Hastings Road gate. Please contact our security staff at 250.468.5983 or 250.701.1782 to purchase a firewood permit.  Note there is low availability at this location.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. Firewood permits available at the gate.

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