This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.
FOR ALL DRIVERS:
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
BC’S RESTART PLAN
BC residents can now enjoy recreational travel within British Columbia.
Canada-wide recreational travel may begin July 1, 2021.
For more information, link to BC’s Restart Plan.
COVID-19 is top of mind for travellers and businesses in British Columbia and globally.
BC’s Restart Plan
Destination BC COVID-19 update
Guidelines for BC Travel
HelloBC.com – What’s Open
For developments in COMMUNITIES and PARKS regarding re-opening & closures, please check the links below.
Arrow Slocan Tourism
Creston Valley Tourism
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
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 Rossland / RED Mountain Resort
Kootenay National Park
Yoho National Park
Glacier & Mt. Revelstoke National Parks
- Check DriveBC.ca for major road events such as delays, closures and suggested detours:
Winter Driving – Province of BC
- 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
- Air Quality Health Index
- Wildfire Preparedness Guide
- The River Forecast Centre analyses snow pack, assesses seasonal water supply and flood risk, and predicts flows in British Columbia’s rivers and streams:
Flood Warnings and Advisories
Flood Preparedness Guide
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.
Recreation Sites & Trails closures