Thursday, September 21, 2017

Access information for the weekend of Sept 23rd and 24th 2017

Cameron Operation: For this weekend, Cameron Main and Cameron Connector gates will be open to the Public for access to Pass Main (Mount Arrowsmith) and Labour Day Lake. The entire Cameron Operating area will NOT be open for hunting as there will be work crews in this area. For your safety there will be Security personnel along Cameron Main; they have been stationed there to assist you with safe passage during active hours.

Northwest Bay Operation: For this Saturday, access beyond the 8 km mark on the 155 Mainline will be closed to the Public.

Buckley Bay Operation: For this Saturday, access to the Tsable River Mainline will be closed to the Public.

Chemainus (Copper Canyon) Operation: For this weekend, access beyond the 22 km mark on the Chemainus Mainline will be closed to the Public.

GateStatusHours (if applicable)
Cameron Main Open, See Note Above 6 am - 4 pm
Cameron Connector Open, See Note Above 6 am - 4 pm
Loon Lake Open 6 am - 4 pm
Horne Lake North 100 Open 6 am - 4 pm
Ash Main (at 22 km) Open 6 am - 4 pm
Ash Main (at 28.6 km) Open 6 am - 4 pm
Comox Main Open 6 am - 4 pm
Comox-91 Closed
Museum Main Open 6 am - 4 pm
Northwest Bay 155 Main Open, See Note Above 6 am - 4 pm
Nanaimo Lakes Road 45 Open 8 am - 4 pm
Chemainus Main Open, See Note Above 6 am - 4 pm
Glenora (Shawnigan) Open 6 am - 4 pm
Buckley Bay Open, See Note Above 6 am - 3 pm
Ashling Rd (Spider Lake) Closed
Oyster River Open  6 am - 4 pm
Nanaimo River Camp Open 6 am - 3 pm

Please Note: On weekdays, access is closed to the public unless authorized by Island Timberlands. Gates may be open to facilitate access by operational equipment and vehicles and may be closed anytime.

CSWM Launches Illegal Dumping Prevention Program

Comox Strathcona Waste Management (CSWM) has launched a new program aimed at preventing illegal dumping across the region. This new program includes a public education and awareness campaign and a new illegal dumping bylaw.
For more information please visit:
informative video material is available:

What is Illegal Dumping?

How Can We Stop Illegal Dumping? Please share with your networks.

To report a wildfire call 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 from a cell phone.

Unauthorized Access or Suspicious Activities
Unauthorized access, at any time, will not be tolerated.
Unless otherwise authorized, ATV's and Snow Mobiles are not permitted on Island Timberlands Property. In addition, campfires, camping and off-roading are not permitted. Please respect the environment and keep your vehicles on the main travelled roads at all times.

Don't let the few Criminals ruin access for everyone!
If you see any suspicious activities on our lands you can report them! Please do not put yourself in an unsafe situation or confrontation:  Contact Safety Net Security 250-830-8343 or ***On our home page, and at the bottom right hand corner, hover your pointer on the word "Contact", select, then go to the Type of Enquiries drop down. Select "Report Suspicious Activities".

Please Report Poachers and Polluters!
Conservation Officer 24 Hour Hotline 1-877-952-RAPP (7277)

Thank you and please enjoy your weekend safely.


  1. Will there be access to the public for the weekend of the 30th September on either nw bay logging Rd up to back side of mt arrowsmith or comox main line trail up to Beaufort lake?

  2. Looking for permission to go up mt Arrowsmith on Wednesday