This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.
Updated January 16, 2020
Fairmont Hot Springs - temporary closure of public pools is in affect due to a concern with current flow rates that could potentially pose a safety risk to guests. At this time, there is no definitive date or time for re-opening of the public pools, however, the overnighting guest-exclusive hot springs pool is open. More Info
Radium Hot Springs - temporary closure of hot and cool pools is in affect for safety issues to visitors due to structural safety concerns in the wet hall.
At this time, there is no definitive date or time for re-opening. More Info
If you are visiting the province or planning a trip, please check the following resources for the latest information.
- 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.