Freshet – Risk of Flooding

Due to the combination of snowpack and warm weather in the Cariboo-Chilcotin and Kootenay-Okanagan, there is increased risk of flooding and debris flow over the freshet period. The public is advised to use caution when using BC Parks in these regions.

Get further flood updates at: River Forecast Centre.

Customers with camping reservations in a park affected by a closure will be contacted directly by the Discover Camping Reservation Service. For information about camping reservations, please contact the Discover Camping Call Centre at 1 800 689-9025.

park is currently closed = park is currently closed
park is partially closed = park is partially closed

Currently Affected Parks

Park Status Notice Date
Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park Gillies Creek Road at the intersection of Ward 1 Trail is washed out May 19, 2018
Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park Upper Flume Trails (Bear Creek) in Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park closed due to flooding May 18, 2018
Conkle Lake Provincial Park Access roads from Highway 3 and Highway 33 are impassable May 18, 2018
Cottonwood River Provincial Park Increased risk of flooding at Cottonwood River – use extreme caution May 17, 2018
Eneas Lakes Provincial Park Munro Lake Forest Service Road closed May 16, 2018
sẁiẁs Provincial Park Park is re-open to campers as of Wednesday, May 16 May 16, 2018
Wells Gray Provincial Park Localized flooding at Mahood Lake Campground in Wells Gray Provincial Park May 16, 2018
Whiskers Point Provincial Park Park partially closed; some camping areas remain reservable, subject to availability May 15, 2018
Kettle River Recreation Area First-come, first-served camping opportunities limited May 15, 2018
Kilby Provincial Park Park closed May 15, 2018
Beaumont Provincial Park Park partially closed; some camping areas remain reservable, subject to availability May 14, 2018
Darke Lake Provincial Park Access road flooded May 14, 2018
Wells Gray Provincial Park Road to Murtle Lake closed due to high snow pack May 14, 2018