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This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.


Highway #1 – Up-to-date information on the TransCanada Highway construction
During the daytime, throughout the summer, the highway through the Canyon will remain fully open and free of interruptions, other than momentary traffic control for turning vehicles.  Overnight, interruptions may range from 20 minute stoppages to 8 hour closures. The closures will require significant advance notice.

Construction information line: 1-844-815-6111
Construction Calendar


Effective June 30, 2021, campfires are prohibited throughout the province of BC.
More Information|
News Release

National Parks – Campfire ban for Glacier, Kootenay, Yoho & Mt. Revelstoke

There are 7 WILDFIRES OF NOTE for the region:
Akokli Creek – 7 km from Boswell
Bill Nye Mountain – 7 km SE of Wasa
Cultus Creek – 35 km SE of Nelson
Michaud Creek – 21 km S of Edgewood
Mineral Creek – 25 km SW of Invermere
Octopus Creek – 11 km S of Fauquier
Trozzo Creek – 7.5 km NE of Winlaw

Regional District of East Kootenay
Regional District of Central Kootenay

BC’S RESTART PLAN – Step 3 – Enjoy recreational travel Canada-wide.
For more information, link to BC’s Restart Plan.
The Canada / US border remains closed for recreational travel until at least early-August, 2021.

Information links:
BC’s Restart Plan
Destination BC COVID-19 update – Know Before You Go

Information links for developments in COMMUNITIES and PARKS:
Arrow Slocan Tourism
Cranbrook Tourism
Creston Valley Tourism
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
Destination Castlegar
Invermere-Panorama / Panorama Mountain Resort
Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism / Whitewater Ski Resort
Tourism Revelstoke / Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Tourism Fernie / Fernie Alpine Resort
Tourism Golden / Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Tourism Kimberley / Kimberley Alpine Resort
Tourism Radium
Tourism Rossland / RED Mountain Resort

BC Parks

National Parks
Kootenay National Park
Yoho National Park
Glacier & Mt. Revelstoke National Parks

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