Road Conditions in the Sea to Sky District

Be advised, there may be instances where an event on a road or bridge may not yet have been identified; please exercise caution

Ashlu branch

Birkenhead Lake FSR #5733

Blackwater Creek FSR #8354 (access to Birkenhead Lake)

Brandywine Creek FSR #8079 (access to Brandywine Meadows)

  • Wilderness FSR
  • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated
  • Access Brandywine FSR via Callaghan Road

Britannia Creek FSR (#8321) and Furry Creek FSR (#10252)

  • Industrial use FSRs 
  • Gate closed; access not managed by ministry staff. For more information contact the Britannia mine manager at (604) 837-1927

Callaghan Creek FSR (#6102) (access to Callaghan Lake)

  • Wilderness FSR 
  • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated 
  • Closed to all motorized vehicles each year from November 1 to May 15 under section 58 of the Forest and Range Practices Act

Chance Creek FSR #7704

  • Industrial use FSR 

Cheakamus River FSR #3077

  • Branch 09 (access to Jane Lakes)
    • Wilderness FSR 
    • Overgrown; not recommended for vehicles
  • Branch 01 (east side access to Cheakamus Lake)
    • Public use FSR
  • Branch 03 (west side access to Black Tusk)
    • Wilderness FSR 
    • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated 
    • Gate locked at ~ 5km;  BC Parks has restricted motorized vehicle access past this point

Cheekye FSR #6527

  • Branch 02 -access to Brohm Ridge
    • Wilderness FSR
    • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated
    • Bridge at 6.5km on Branch 06 (referred to as "The Crossover") has been permanently removed; anyone requiring alpine/chalet/snowmobile access must travel up the Cat Lake side
  • Branch 01 – access to Cat Lake
    • Industrial FSR
    • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
    • No vehicular access past last gate to prevent irreparable damage to alpine by vehicular traffic; foot access only beyond last gate

Conroy Creek FSR #9176

  • Industrial use FSR
  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution

Daisy Lake FSR #9281

  • Wilderness FSR

Elaho branch

Haylmore Creek FSR # 5694

  • Wilderness FSR
  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • At ~8km road subject to debris; no vehicle access beyond 14km

Hurley River FSR #7973

  • Wilderness FSR (0km to 15km from the Lillooet River FSR) 
  • 4WD access only
  • Tenquille branch seasonally deactivated
  • Hurley River FSR managed by the Cascades Natural Resource District office (250) 378-8400; for road updates visit isurvivedthehurley.com

In-SHUCK-ch/ Lillooet West/ Lillooet Lake/ Skookumchuck/ Port Douglas FSR #7343

  • In-SHUCK-ch FSR
    • Public use and industrial use FSR
    • June 21, 2018 - no changes to road conditions as a result of wildfires currently burning in the area. Updates will be posted here if the situation changes. Visit BC Wildfire Service for further details about wildfire activity and an interactive map. 
  • Lizzie Lake branch 03
    • Road closed in August 2010 under Section 57 of the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act -  inaccessible due to flood damage at 1km; road and bridges damaged in numerous locations. No access to the Stein Valley. No anticipated repair date
  • Sts'ailes (West) FSR is managed by the Chilliwack Natural Resource District; for updates visit the Chilliwack District's interactive FSR  map

Levette Lake FSR #6425 (access to Hut Lake)

  • Wilderness FSR 
  • 4WD recommended
  • April 30 - June 30, 2018: Minor road works; expect delays. Heavy equipment working on the road surface.
  • No motorized access to Hut Lake; road closed and gated at Levette Lake. Short walk-in to public portion of Levette Lake

Lillooet River FSR #6123

Lillooet South FSR #7977

  • Industrial use FSR
  • Gate at 2km to restrict access in the event of required, periodic closures as per Volcanic Landslide Risk Management and/or motor vehicle prohibitions through the Wildlife Act (April 1 - June 15 and September 16 - November 30 annually) . If locked due to landslide risk factors, the gate will remain closed until the risk has passed; and will then be reopened to the public.
  • Gate at 24km to restrict public access; gate will remain locked throughout the year as the risk of landslide increases beyond this point. See the Volcanic Landslide Risk Management report for further details. Turn around and parking available at 24km.
  • Meager Creek Recreation Site closed indefinitely due to 2010 land slide; no vehicle access to the hot springs via Lillooet South FSR. See the Meager Creek slide area map
  • See right side bar link for Meager Creek South grizzly closures

Mamquam River FSR #9283

  • Industrial use FSR 
  • 4WD access only; watch for industrial traffic

McKenzie Basin FSR #7867

  • Industrial use FSR 
  • 4WD access only

Miller Bench Creek FSR # 9717

  • Industrial use FSR 
  • 4WD access only

Owl Creek FSR #8458

  • Industrial use FSR 
  • 4WD access only

Ring Creek North FSR #6785 and Mashiter Creek FSR #8035

  • Industrial use FSRs 

Rutherford Creek FSR #5673 and Rutherford South FSR #10240

  • Wilderness FSRs
  • 4WD access only

Ryan River FSR #8015

Sloquet Creek FSR #6780

Soo River FSR #7910

  • Branch 01 - Soo River
    • Industrial use FSR
    • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • Branch 03 - 16 Mile Creek / Cougar Mountain
    • Industrial Use FSR
    • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
    • Seasonally deactivated from 5.1km to 8.1km

Squamish River FSR #9160/ Ashlu/ Elaho

  • Industrial FSR - Industrial traffic seven days a week, active logging and hauling underway
  • Squamish River FSR (mainline)
    • No current updates
  • Ashlu branch:
    • December 1, 2017 until further notice: Bridge at 2km on the Ashlu branch of the Squamish River FSR is closed to all vehicle traffic due to storm damage; ATV, motorcycle and foot traffic is permitted. Repairs to the structure are not anticipated until late summer or early fall of 2018 to align with dates set by Fisheries & Oceans Canada to avoid disturbance to fish habitat.
  • Elaho branch:  
    • Spring 2018: Access beyond ~42km on the Elaho branch is open, but subject to regular wash outs and debris slides. Access may become restricted or blocked without notice and active road clearing is limited to an 'as needed' basis by the licensee. While access may be possible, it is not recommended due to the constantly changing conditions.
    • The public is advised there continues to be significant safety risk due to falling rocks and burnt trees reaching the road following the 2015 wildfire.  Be aware that rock fall may obstruct the road at any time and block the road for up to several weeks

Stawamus FSR #4823/

  • Wilderness FSR 
  • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated
  • Indian River Branch 01 to Indian River (Indian Arm)
    • December 1, 2017: Road impassable beyond ~10km (high point) due to storm damage. No projected date when road will be repaired
  • Shannon branch 02 (to Stawamus Chief) of Stawamus Indian
    • Wilderness FSR 
    • 4WD access only 
    • Active industrial operations, use caution. Gate closure at 4.2km in effect;  no road access beyond this point. Parking for a limited number of vehicles will be available at the 4.2km location.
    • Inquiries regarding the Sea to Sky Gondola should be directed to the licensee Kirby Brown at (604) 892-2550

Sts'ailes (Formerly Harrison West Chilliwack District)

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