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Know Before You Go

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

CURRENT ADVISORIES:

WILDFIRES OF NOTE
There are NO Wildfires of Note and NO Evacuation Alerts or Orders at this time.
Wildfires of note are wildfires which are highly visible or which pose a potential threat to public safety.
The Kootenay Rockies region currently has a small number of active wildfires.
More wildfire general information links are provided further below on this page.

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES
British Columbia has taken the next step its Restart Plan with a gradual transition to Phase 3, including the smart, safe and respectful return of travel and tourism within the province. BC residents are encouraged to plan their summer & fall vacations to explore BC and the Kootenay Rockies.

Kootenay Rockies Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of the travelling public.
In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, the region is following the Ministry of Health’s directives.
Please be sure to follow fundamental rules that has allowed the province to enter Phase 3 with protective measures as we continue on this path together and explore the province safely & respectfully. If you are travelling to BC from another province within Canada, you are expected to follow the same travel guidelines as everyone else in BC.

COVID-19 is top of mind for travellers and businesses in British Columbia and globally.
Information links:
Destination BC COVID-19 update
Guidelines for BC Travel
HelloBC.com – What’s Open
ExploreBC.com

For developments in COMMUNITIES and PARKS regarding re-opening & closures, please check the links below.

Arrow Slocan Tourism
Cranbrook Tourism
Creston Valley Tourism
Destination Castlegar
Invermere-Panorama
Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism
Tourism Revelstoke
Tourism Fernie
Tourism Golden
Tourism Kimberley
Tourism Radium
Tourism Rossland

BC Parks

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


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