Current Wildfire Info

Know Before You Go - Updated Aug 14, 2018 - 10am Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)


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. 

IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY VISITING THE PROVINCE OR PLANNING A TRIP, PLEASE CHECK THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION:


General information updates, evacuation alerts and orders:
Emergency Info BC:
Information about emergencies in BC, including evacuation orders & alerts.
Twitter: @EmergencyInfoBC

General information and interactive maps:
BC Government Wildfire Status
 
Twitter:  @BCGovFireInfo

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


Parks:

BC Parks Wildfire Updates
National Parks
Information Bulletins


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

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.
  • Check with Community Visitor Centres to help with trip planning, alternative routes 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.
  • Follow the above social media accounts for the latest news.