This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.
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 stay home now, we’ll welcome you back soon.
COVID-19 is top of mind for travellers and businesses in British Columbia and globally.
Link here for updates and more information.
For the latest developments in each community and parks regarding closures, please check the links below.
Arrow Slocan Tourism
Creston Valley Tourism
Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism
Kootenay & Yoho NP Re-opening updates
- Check DriveBC.ca for major road events such as delays, closures and suggested detours:
- For general information updates, evacuation alerts and orders:
Regional District of East Kootenay
RDEK Evacuation Emergency Info
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Regional District of Columbia Shuswap
- Emergencies in BC, including evacuation alerts and orders:
- Check BC Wildfire Service for wildfires of note, fire bans and restrictions.
- Interactive Maps and News Releases:
BC Government Wildfire Status
BC Government News
BC Provincial Parks – wildfire notices
BC Provincial Parks – COVID-19 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.