Thursday, June 26, 2014

Gate Openings for the Weekend of June 28-29

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

Iron River (on Cranberry Lane, approx. 7.5km south of Campbell River Airport exit): Gate opens at 7am and will close at 3:30pm.  Note not all road systems will be accessible due to forest operations continuing through the weekend.  This gate will be open Monday, June 30 as well.

Northwest Bay (1420 East Island Highway; 1.5km south of the first exit to Parksville): Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm.  This gate will be open Tuesday, July 1 as well, but not Monday, June 30.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road, Duncan): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm. This gate will be open Tuesday, July 1 as well, but not Monday, June 30.

Firewood cutting has been suspended for the foreseeable future based on current weather.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Gate Openings for the Weekend of June 21-22

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.
Firewood cutting has been suspended for the foreseeable future based on current weather.

Iron River:  Gate opens at 7am and will close at 3:30pm.  Note not all road systems will be accessible due to forest operations continuing through the weekend.

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm.
It's a great time of year to visit the wild rhododendrons at Rhododendron Lake.

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Recreational Access Closure - Mount McQuillan Trail

Effective June 16, the Mount McQuillan Trail will be closed for eight weeks to facilitate safe forestry operations in the general area.

Please respect this closure for the safety of all.


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Gate Openings for the Weekend of June 14-15

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.
Firewood cutting has been suspended for the foreseeable future based on current weather.

Iron River:  Gate opens at 7am and will close at 3:30pm.

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

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of June 7-8

The following gates are planned to be open for safe, responsible recreation this weekend.
Firewood cutting has been suspended for the foreseeable future based on current weather.

Iron River:  Gate opens at 7am and will close at 3:30pm.

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

Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.