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 9160.2

Birkenhead Lake FSR 5733

  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motor 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: motor 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)

  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motor 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)

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

Britannia Creek FSR 8321 and Furry Creek FSR 8210

  • 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)

  • 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)
    • 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)
    • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated 
    • Gate locked at ~ 4km;  BC Parks has restricted motorized vehicle access past this point

Cheekye FSR 6527

  • Branch 02 -access to Brohm Ridge
    • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated
  • Branch 01 – access to Cat Lake
    • 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

  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution

Daisy Lake FSR 9281

  • Wilderness FSR

Elaho road permit road

Haylmore Creek FSR 5694

  • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • At ~8km road subject to debris; no vehicle access beyond 14km
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motor vehicle prohibition on Haylmore Creek upstream of the bridge crossing over Common Johnny Creek. (Wildlife Act, section 76(k))

Hurley River FSR 7973

  • 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 FSR 7343 & Lillooet West FSR 8407 (also known as Lillooet Lake/ Skookumchuck/ Port Douglas)

  • In-SHUCK-ch FSR 7343
    • Public use and industrial use FSR
  • In-SHUCK-ch FSR road works April 6 - June 30, 2021
    • All traffic will access the In-SHUCK-ch via the bypass road, located 1km North on the Duffey Lake Road.
    • Bypass road is extremely steep, with grades up to 20%, users should use extreme caution at all times. 
    • Expect minor delays during this time
    • Ensure you yield to traffic coming up the hill, this will allow for uninterrupted access during the project. 
    • Bypass road intersects In-SHUCK-ch FSR at 2km.
  • Lillooet West FSR 8407.2 closed spring 2020 until further notice
    • Closed at gate (0km) for public safety reasons related to COVID-19
  • Lizzie Lake branch 7343.3
    • 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)

  • 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)

  • Lillooet River FSR - Updated March 16, 2021: road closed at 17km. Gate at 9km now open, but temporary gate installed at 17km until further notice due to avalanche risk.
  • Keyhole Hotsprings and the Keyhole-Líl̓watátkwa7 Trail are closed from April 1 to November 15 annually to support grizzly bear recovery efforts. See public closure notice
  • 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

Lillooet South FSR 7977

  • April 1 - June 15 annually and September 16 - November 30 annually: motor vehicle prohibition at 2km. (Wildlife Act, section 111)
  • Gate at ~24km (Perkins Creek) is closed year round to all public access, for public safety reasons and to minimize negative environmental impacts from unauthorized use at Meager Hotsprings. See public closure notice. 24km is the end of the public FSR
  • Meager Creek Hotsprings Recreation Site is closed indefinitely due to public safety concerns. No public access to the hot springs. 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

  • 4WD access only; watch for industrial traffic

McKenzie Basin FSR 7867

  • 4WD access only

Miller Bench Creek FSR 9717

  • 4WD access only
  • During winter months, the road is not maintained past 2.8 km.

Mystery Creek FSR 10480

  • 4WD access only

Pemberton Creek FSR 8188

  • 4WD access only
  • December 1 - May 31 annually: non-motorized winter recreation zoning in the Ipsoot (Miller Creek/ Wasp) area. Access to the winter non-motorized recreation area will be restricted at the Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. gate crossing Miller Creek (approx. 2km) on the Pemberton Creek FSR.

Owl Creek FSR 8458

  • 4WD access only

Ring Creek North FSR 6785 and Mashiter Creek FSR 8035

  • 4WD access recommended 

Rutherford Creek FSR 5673 and Rutherford South FSR 10240

  • 4WD access only

Ryan River FSR 8015

  • Effective year round: motorized vehicle prohibition on that portion of M.U. 2-11 being the watershed of the Ryan River upstream of the bridge crossing over the Ryan River at 8 km on the Ryan River Forest Service Road. (Wildlife Act, section 77)
  • Road closed in August 2010 under Section 57 of the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act - inaccessible due to flood damage at 8km and beyond. No anticipated repair date.

Sloquet Creek FSR 6780

  • 4WD recommended, watch for industrial traffic, drive with caution
  • April 1 - June 15 annually: motor 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
    • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
  • Branch 03 - 16 Mile Creek / Cougar Mountain
    • Recommend 4WD, drive with caution

Squamish River FSR 9160 and Ashlu / Elaho 

  • Squamish River FSR (mainline)
    • Road subject to flooding, washouts and debris slides. Be prepared to overnight in the event of a flood or slide. No stopping between 23km (Mud Creek) and 25km (Terminal Creek) due to debris/ mud slide risk.
    • Drive with caution; expect industrial traffic 7 days a week
  • Ashlu branch 9160.2:
    • April 1 - June 15 annually: motor 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 road permit road:  

Stawamus/ Indian River FSR 4823

  • 4WD access only; seasonally deactivated
  • Shannon branch 4823.2 (to Stawamus Chief) of Stawamus/ Indian
    • 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)

Provincial Highways Road Information

Wedge FSR 8723

  • Industrial use FSR