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.
Northwest Bay (1420 East Island Highway; 1.5km south of the first exit to Parksville): Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm.
Copper Canyon (west side of MacMillan Bloedel Haul Road, Chemainus): Gate opens at 7am and will close at 4pm.
Shawnigan (4890 Waters Road, Duncan): Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.
Be prepared that gate times are prompt and if you are not out in time, your vehicle will be locked behind the gate for the evening.
The road system (Cameron Main - Pass Main) leading up to Mt. Arrowsmith Regional Park is planned to be open for the weekend.
Firewood cutting has been suspended for the foreseeable future based on current weather.
Report-a-wildfire by calling *5555 using your mobile phone.