This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.
We understand that COVID-19 is top of mind for travellers and businesses in British Columbia and globally.
Link here for updates and more information.
Link here to watch Destination BC’s ‘Explore BC Later’ video.
For the latest developments in each community regarding closures, please check the community tourism links below.
Arrow Slocan Tourism
Creston Valley Tourism
Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism
- Check DriveBC.ca for major road events such as delays, closures and suggested detours:
- Check BC Wildfire Service for wildfires of note, fire bans and restrictions.
- For general information updates, evacuation alerts and orders:
Regional District of East Kootenay
RDEK Evacuation Notification System
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Regional District of Columbia Shuswap
- Emergencies in BC, including evacuation alerts and orders:
- Interactive Maps and News Releases:
BC Government Wildfire Status
BC Government News
BC Provincial Parks notices
National Parks bulletins
- Recreation Sites and Trails BC offers alerts, closures, warnings regarding BC’s rustic campsites and recreation trails, including campfire bans and forest use restrictions.
- Air Quality Health Index – What is the air like today?
BC Ministry of Environment
We recommend that you:
- Call your airline to ensure they are operating within your chosen destination.
- Check DriveBC.ca to plan your route and adapt your itinerary as needed.
- Check with Community Visitor Centres to help with trip planning, alternative route and reservation changes.
- Call the businesses that you have made reservations with – operators can give you up-to-date information about the conditions around their property.