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

  • Industrial use FSR
  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Birkenhead River upstream of the bridge crossing over Tenquille Creek (Wildlife Act, section 76(d)); approx. at 16km
  • July 15 - October 31 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Birkenhead Lake FSR west of the junction with Branch 10 (Wildlife Act, section 112); approx. at 16km

Blackwater Creek FSR #8354 (access to Birkenhead Lake)

  • Public use FSR
  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Phelix Creek upstream of the junction of the Phelix Creek Road, Branch 02 and Blackwater Creek FSR, Branch 01. (Wildlife Act, section 76(h))

Brandywine Creek FSR #8079 (access to Brandywine Meadows)

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

Britannia Creek FSR (#8321) and Furry Creek FSR (#8210)

  • 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. In process of being deactivated
  • Branch 01 (east side access to Cheakamus Lake)
  • 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
  • Branch 01 – access to Cat Lake
    • Industrial FSR
    • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
    • No vehicle access past last gate to prevent irreparable damage to the 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
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Haylmore Creek upstream of the bridge crossing over Common Johnny Creek. (Wildlife Act, section 76(k))

Hurley River FSR #7973

  • Industrial use FSR 
  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • 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
    • ROAD CLOSURES: October 24, 2019 - November 4, 2019 no In-SHUCK-ch FSR closures.  November 5, 2019 - November 22, 2019 closures at 1.5km, 6:00am - 6:00pm daily. Traffic will be able to pass through the work zone periodically, but drivers should expect up to 2 hour delays from 6:00am - 6:00pm.
    • ROAD WORKS: April 1, 2019 - November 2019: Major road works on the In-SHUCK-ch FSR between 0 - 2km. Key dates to note: May 2019 - access via bypass road located approx. 1km up Highway 99, at the second major switchback. They bypass road has a 20% grade (extreme caution for oversized vehicles and trailers); October/ November 2019 - projected completion of the project.
  • 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
  • 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 (often called Upper Lillooet FSR)

  • Industrial use FSR
  • Meager Creek FSR is closed indefinitely due to land slide; no vehicle or land access to the hot springs via Lillooet River FSR. See the Meager Creek slide area map
  • Unscheduled closures of the road can happen without advance notice if conditions exceed the defined limits of landslide risk, as outlined in figure 11 on page 15 of the Volcanic Landslide Risk Management document. Any current closures will be noted here.

Lillooet South FSR #7977

  • ROAD CLOSED: September 16 - November 30 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition at gate at 2km. (Wildlife Act, section 111)
  • Industrial use FSR
  • April 1 - June 15 and September 16 - November 30 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition at 2km. (Wildlife Act, section 111)
  • Gate at ~24km (Perkins Creek) closed to year round. 24km is the end of the public FSR.
  • 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
  • Unscheduled closures of the road can happen without advance notice if conditions exceed the defined limits of landslide risk, as outlined in figure 11 on page 15 of the Volcanic Landslide Risk Management document. Any current closures will be noted here.

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

  • Industrial Use FSR
  • 4WD recommended, watch for industrial traffic, drive with caution
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Sloquet Creek upstream of the bridge crossing over an unnamed creek located 5km north of the bridge crossing over North Sloquet Creek. (Wildlife Act, section 76(c))

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)
    • Drive with caution; expect industrial traffic 7 days a week
  • Ashlu branch:
    • April 1 - June 15 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Ashlu River upstream of the bridge crossing over Pikett Creek. (Wildlife Act, section 76(a))
    • No access beyond bridge at 7km. No anticipated repair date.
  • Elaho branch:  
    • 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
    • April 1 - June 15 annually: motorized vehicle prohibition on Sims Creek upstream of the bridge crossing over Windgate Creek (51km on G-Main). (Wildlife Act, section 76(b))

Stawamus FSR #4823

  • Wilderness FSR 
  • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated
  • Indian River Branch 01 to Indian River (Indian Arm)
  • 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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