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Current Wildfire Info

Know Before You Go - Wildfire Info - Updated September 22, 2017

As you may know, some areas of British Columbia are currently dealing with wildfires. However, British Columbia is a very large and diverse province, and there are many areas that are not impacted and are open for business.

We are pleased to announce that all evacuation alerts and orders have been recinded for the Kootenay Rockies region.

BC Wildfire information, including general information updates, evacuation alerts & orders can be found at these links:

BC Government Wildfire Status - BC Government Wildfire Status, Information and Interactive Maps.
Rocky Mountain Forest District update
Campfire ban recinded.
Twitter:  @BCGovFireInfo

BC Parks Wildfire Updates - BC Parks Important Wildfire Updates

Recreation Sites and Trails BC:
Recreation Sites and Trails offers alerts, closures and warnings regarding BC's rustic campsites and recreational trails.
Twitter: @BCGovFireInfo

If you are currently visiting our province or planning a trip, please check the following resources for the latest information.

British Columbia's Community Visitor Centres:
Staff at these centres can help you with trip planning information, alternative routes and reservation changes.

Drive BC:
Drive BC is your source for information about road closures, major events and transportation delays.
Website:  DriveBC.ca or Twitter: @DriveBC

Parks Canada:
Important Bulletins for National Parks.

Nature Conservancy of Canada:
The NCC website displays information on conservation areas which are closed to recreational access.

Emergency Info BC:
Emergency Info BC offers information about emergencies in BC, including evacuation orders and alerts.
Twitter: @EmergencyInfoBC

Air Quality:
Check the BC Ministry of Environment website for updates on the Air Quality Health index.

We Recommend that you:
  • Call your airline to ensure they are operating within your chosen destination.
  • Check DriveBC to plan your route and adapt your itinerary as needed.
  • Call the businesses that you have made reservations with - operators can give you up-to-date information about the conditions around their property.
  • Follow the above social media accounts for the latest news.