Thursday, April 28, 2016

Access Information for the Weekend of April 30-May 1

We permit access on weekends.

The following gates and major roads are expected to be open this weekend.
Do not expect any additional gates to be opened.

  • Shawnigan (Glenora):  Open 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Mines Road:  Open 9am-5pm 
  • Copper Canyon (Chemainus Main):  Open 8am-4pm to 22km only  
  • Myles Lake Road:  Closed
  • Northwest Bay:  Open 8am-4pm
  • Spider Lake Main (Ashling Road): Open 8:30am-3:30pm 
  • Cameron Main : Open
  • Cameron Connector:  Open
  • Horne Lake North 100:  Open
  • Loon Lake Main: Closed
  • Ash Main:  Open
  • Comox Main:  Open
  • Canal Main:  Open 
  • Pass Main (access to Mt. Arrowsmith):  Open
  • Buckley Bay:  Closed
  • Oyster River: Closed


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; we will not send staff out to open any gate for you after hours as listed above, or if it is not posted to be open.  


No fires, no camping, and no off-road vehicles (i.e. ATVs, UTVs, buggies or side-by-sides) are authorized on our private property.

Firewood Opportunities for the Weekend of April 30-May 1

Here are the areas open for personal firewood harvesting this weekend.


You must carry your permit on your person at all times.


Safety equipment requirements include chainsaw pants, sturdy work boots, eye protection and ear protection.



Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Access Information for the Weekend of April 23-24


We permit access on weekends.
The following gates and major roads are expected to be open this weekend.
Do not expect any additional gates to be opened.

  • Shawnigan (Glenora):  Open 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Mines Road:  Open 9am-5pm 
  • Copper Canyon (Chemainus Main):  Open 8am-4pm to 22km only  
  • Myles Lake Road:  Closed
  • Northwest Bay:  Open 8am-4pm
  • Spider Lake Main (Ashling Road): Open 8:30am-3:30pm 
  • Cameron Main : Open
  • Cameron Connector:  Open
  • Horne Lake North 100:  Open
  • Loon Lake Main: Closed
  • Ash Main:  Open
  • Comox Main:  Open
  • Canal Main:  Open 
  • Pass Main (access to Mt. Arrowsmith):  Open
  • Buckley Bay:  Closed
  • Oyster River: Closed


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; we will not send staff out to open any gate for you after hours as listed above, or if it is not posted to be open.  
You will have to pay a tow truck to have your vehicle removed. 
Firewood harvesting for personal use is available for weekends; please review the firewood specific blog post for the weekend.  If you have questions or comments, post to the blog under the firewood posting.
No fires, no camping, and no off-road vehicles (i.e. ATVs, UTVs, buggies or side-by-sides) are authorized on our private property.

Firewood Opportunities for the Weekend of April 23-24

These are the areas open for firewood permit sales this weekend.


Please purchase your permit through our website, or a Visitor Information Center as listed below.  Permits are $30.


Safety equipment is required:  work boots, chainsaw pants/pads, eye protection, ear protection.