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Important News and Updates
- August 23, 2016 Campfire ban rescinded after fire danger ratings fall in the Northwest Fire Centre
Effective at noon on Monday, August 22, 2016, campfires and Category 3 open fires are once again allowed in all areas of the Northwest Fire Centre.
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- August 22, 2016 Wildfire Events in the Okanagan
Due to wildfire events, Bear Creek and sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls) Provincial Parks have been evacuated and are currently closed until further notice. Updates will be posted to this website as soon as they become available. HWY 97 (West Side road) is closed in both directions from junction 97 south through to Shelter Cove. It is also closed in both directions 8 Km south of Fintry to Fintry Park. Detour unavailable.
Attention Discover Camping customers: Bear Creek and sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls) Provincial Parks are closed due to wildfire events. Currently, it is unknown when the parks will re-open. Anyone who has been evacuated from the campground, and those holding a reservation with an arrival date of Sunday August 21 or August 22 will be contacted directly. Your reservation will be cancelled and fully refunded. BC Parks will reassess the situation on August 23rd and update this site accordingly. Any affected customers will be contacted directly. Information will be posted to this web page when it becomes available.
- August 19, 2016 Campfires and open burns to be restricted in the Northwest Fire Centre
Effective at noon on Friday, August 19, 2016, campfires and other types of open burning will be prohibited in some areas of the Northwest Fire Centre to help prevent human caused wildfires and protect public safety.
- August 16, 2016 Campfire ban starts tomorrow within the Coastal Fire Centre
Effective at noon Pacific Time, on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, campfires will be prohibited in all areas of the Coastal Fire Centre with the exception of Haida Gwaii and the area known as the ‘Fog Zone’.
- July 8, 2016 Minister Polak addresses Discover Camping reservation service
Opinion Editorial from Minister Polak: Improving access to provincial campgrounds.