Sea to Sky Natural Resource District Road Safety Information

Forest Service Road (FSR) Conditions - Sea to Sky District - updated regularly

Road Closures

Ashlu branch bridge at 2km

  • November 2018 until further notice: 2km on the Ashlu branch of the Squamish River FSR is closed to all vehicle traffic; ATV, motorcycle and foot traffic is permitted. Required works to repair the FSR due to storm damage are underway.

Cheakamus River FSR branch 01 at 3km

  • November 13, 2018 until further notice (anticipated until late spring 2019): Under authority of Section 6 of the Forest Service Road Use Regulation the Cheakamus River FSR branch 01 (access to Cheakamus Lake) will be closed to the public from 3km to 6.5km to allow for the Cheakamus Community Forest to carry out a fuel reduction project as part of the Resort Municipality of Whistler's community wildfire protection plan. While access between 0km and 3km will be open, it is not recommended as there may be limited opportunities to turn vehicles around.

Lillooet River FSR (also known as Upper Lillooet) and access to Hurley FSR at 3km

  • January 8, 2019 until further notice: Access not recommended on the Lillooet River FSR at approx. 3km - 5km due to current weather conditions and possible slope instability. Reduced access is voluntary and the road will remain open; however, access is not advised. This restriction will impact access to/from the Hurley FSR (turn off located at 9km on the Lillooet River FSR).


  • ROAD WORKS: April 1, 2019 - November 2019: Major road works on the In-SHUCK-ch FSR (also know as the Lillooet Lake Road) between 0 - 2km. Key dates to note: April 1, 2019 - start of project; July/ August 2019 - anticipated use of bypass road which will have a 20% grade (extreme caution for oversized vehicles and trailers); October/ November 2019 - projected completion of the project. Please check Forest Service Road (FSR) Conditions - Sea to Sky District page under the heading In-SHUCK-ch FSR for updated road conditions.
  • DEACTIVATION: February 2, 2017: Under Section 121 (9) of the Forest Act, please find notice of the deactivation or transfer of selected Forest Service Roads within the Sea to Sky Natural Resource District. 

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