Thursday, February 26, 2015

Recreational Trail Closure - Trans-Canada Trail

The Trans-Canada Trail in the community of Extension will be closed weekdays effective February 27.  The closure extends from Bramley Road to Lakewoods Road, where the trail parallels the City water line.

This closure is expected to be in place weekdays until the end of May.  It is necessary to facilitate safe operations for forestry activities in the area for the public and for workers.

The trail will be open weekends with caution to follow any sign instructions found in the area.

Gate Openings for the Weekend of February 28 - March 1

The following gates are scheduled to be open this weekend for safe, responsible recreation:

Northwest Bay: Gate opens by 10am, and will close promptly at 4pm.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens by 10am, and will close promptly at 4pm.

Shawnigan: Gate opens by 10am, and will close promptly at 4pm.

There will be no gate attendant stationed at the gates this weekend.

No public firewood cutting will be permitted this weekend.




Friday, February 20, 2015

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - February 21-22

The following gates are scheduled to be open this weekend for safe, responsible recreation:

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  Public firewood will be available through this gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  Public firewood will be available through this gate.

Shawnigan: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  No public firewood available through this gate at this time.

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.  You may not be granted access to enter through these gates if you arrive to enter within a hour or two of closing time.

Expect the unexpected travelling on private industrial roads.  Please travel with caution.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Recreational Access Closure - Arbutus Main

Arbutus Main outside of Port Alberni is closed effective February 12 until further notice.
This is to address infrastructure repairs.

Gate Openings and Public Firewood Opportunities - Weekend of February 14-15

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

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  Public firewood will be available through this gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  Public firewood will be available through this gate.

Shawnigan: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  No public firewood available through this gate.

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.  You may not be granted access to enter through these gates if you arrive to enter within a hour or two of closing time.

Expect the unexpected travelling on private industrial roads.  Please travel with caution.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Recreational Access Closure - 155 Mainline in Northwest Bay

Our 155 Mainline is closed at 155-210-15 until further notice.  This means the branch road off 155M at 21km, and 1.5km on the branch road.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Gate openings and public firewood opportunities - Weekend of February 7-8

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

Northwest Bay: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  Public firewood will be available through this gate.

Copper Canyon: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  Public firewood will be available through this gate.

Shawnigan: Gate opens at 7am and closes at 4pm.  No public firewood available through this gate.

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.  You may not be granted access to enter through these gates if you arrive to enter within a hour or two of closing time.

Expect the unexpected travelling on private industrial roads.  Please travel with caution.