Friday, September 18, 2015

Access Information for the Weekend of September 19-20 - UPDATED

The following gates are expected to be open.  Do not expect any additional gates to be opened for the weekend.

  • Shawnigan*: Open 6am / close 4pm.
  • Copper Canyon*:  Open 6am / close 4pm.
  • Nanaimo River Camp*:  Open 6am / close 3pm.
  • Extension Road @ Virostko Road:  Open 9am / close 5pm (for firewood only).
  • Northwest Bay*:  Open 6am / close 4pm.
  • Buckley Bay*:  Open 6am / close 4pm.
  • Oyster River*:  Open 6am / close 4pm.
  • Cameron Main, Ash Main, Comox Main, Canal Main:  Open 

These gates will be closed promptly at these posted times.  You will be locked in for the night if you do not plan your exit time accordingly.

All other gates not listed may or may not be open, and may be closed at any time. If you enter with your vehicle you risk being locked in.  Please do not park your vehicle blocking any road, at any time.

You are required to sign in at all gates with an asterisk (*).  There will be gate attendants and/or a registration board.

Firewood harvesting for personal use is available; please review the firewood specific blog post.

No fires, no camping, and no off-road vehicles are authorized on our private property.


  1. I have payed for a fire wood permit, but not rec., a map for Chemainus Area. Is it possible to email it to me. Mark.

  2. Hi Mark, please email us at with proof that the payment went through and we could email you a permit and map.