Alerts, Closures & Warnings
The KVR trail is closed between Crump siding and Faulder due to a rock slide. Please stay away from this area and exercise caution throughout the rest of the KVR and C&W Rail Trails.
Water courses near Kettle Valley, Columbia & Western and Slocan Valley Rail trails are at very high levels. For public safety, travelling on rail trails and associated structures is not recommended. Recreational users should not use these trails.
Due to the combination of snowpack and warm weather, there is increased risk of flooding over the freshet period. The public is advised to use caution near water when using recreation sites and trails. Further flood updates at: River Forecast Centre.
Effective May 17, 2018, the area known as the Elephant Hill Wildfire of the Thompson Rivers Natural Resource District & 100 Mile House Natural Resource District is closed to motorized vehicles except on existing roads. For more info: media release.
For a complete list of closed recreation sites and trails, please visit: CLOSURES.
Before leaving on your trip, check for possible closures, alerts or other warnings that may affect the site or trail you plan to visit. Find out about possible bears in the vicinity, forest fires in the area, or road washouts.
Recreation Site & Trail Closures
BC Highway Road Conditions
Resource Road/Forest Service Road Conditions
- Find updates on high-profile wildfires of note.
- View a list of all current wildfires in B.C.
- View a list of current campfire bans across B.C.
Avalanche Danger Ratings & Bulletins
Safety begins with you. Get trained in avalanche safety, plan your trip, check for warnings and carry the right gear.