Park Advisories



​Park Dock Improvements - UPDATE: DOCK CLOSED JAN 21 - 23​Park Dock Improvements - UPDATE: DOCK CLOSED JAN 21 - 23<div class="ExternalClass3E878E87EC134CD8A0F45CAF758CC402"><p>JAN 16, 2020 UPDATE: Improvements are at a stage that require full closure of the dock. A closure has been planned for early next week but it may be extended or re-scheduled if needed. </p><p>​Work on the park dock at the Picnic Area is expected to start December 10 and take until February 2020. The dock will remain open, but access might be occasionally limited for short periods of time. Please follow safety signs and directions from crew. </p></div>TrueGP0|#66885332-dab0-4a55-9d4d-17832f70a58a;L0|#066885332-dab0-4a55-9d4d-17832f70a58a|Belcarra Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
12th Ave Dyke Trail: temporary closure until fall 202012th Ave Dyke Trail: temporary closure until fall 2020<div class="ExternalClass0D8B8C7C1AE44A45956E47628CD65838"><p>To facilitate replacement of the pump station, the parking area and a section of the 12th Ave Dyke Trail are now temporarily closed. A <a href="/services/parks/PublishingImages/BOU-12thAveTrailclosure_advisory%20map_30Aug2019.jpg"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">pedestrian-only bypass route</span></a> is now in place so visitors can access Raptor Trail and the open sections of the 12th Ave Dyke Trail. Cyclists walk bikes. Please follow posted safety and closure signs. All other trails will remain open. For more park information, call 604-520-6442.  </p><p>Replacing the <a href=""><span style="text-decoration:underline;">12 Avenue Pump Station </span></a>is part of the Boundary Bay Road Stormwater Improvements Project to reduce flooding in agricultural areas of Delta. Pump station replacement is expected to be completed by fall 2020. For concerns about on-going pump station construction, call the City of Delta at 604-946-3264.</p></div>TrueGP0|#abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd;L0|#0abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd|Boundary Bay Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Noise near Pump Station Replacement ProjectNoise near Pump Station Replacement Project<div class="ExternalClassD2EAD4A168C249EDBD917EEDAB1FB85B"><p>​Starting mid-January, stone columns will be installed to prevent seismic failure of the new pump station. Visitors can expect increased intermittent noise and truck activity over the next two months. The adjacent temporary, pedestrian-only bypass trail may be affected. </p></div>TrueGP0|#abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd;L0|#0abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd|Boundary Bay Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
New Sapperton Pump Station UNDERWAYNew Sapperton Pump Station UNDERWAY<div class="ExternalClass4365585C6F494CA39926887557389F3A"><p>Work on the new Sapperton Pump Station at the foot of Cumberland Street in New Westminster is underway with completion anticiplated for late 2019. There is no public access to the site, but cyclists and pedestrians can use the new section of trail between Sapperton Landing and Spruce Street. </p><p>Sapperton Landing will remain open and can be accessed from Cumberland Street. Park visitors should expect to encounter construction crews and equipment; and are reminded to follow posted safety signs and the directions of traffi­c control personnel.</p><p>The old pump station was in place since the 1970s. Replacement was needed to address the age of the infrastructure and the growing population. The new pump station site will include a public washroom, plaza, parking, seating, viewing areas and an extension to the Brunette-Fraser Regional Greenway. For information on the project, call 604-432-6200.</p></div>TrueGP0|#476d69ef-8727-441b-a5fc-19488e320266;L0|#0476d69ef-8727-441b-a5fc-19488e320266|Brunette-Fraser Regional Greenway;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
North Road Sewer UpgradeNorth Road Sewer Upgrade<div class="ExternalClass285743E02A24438D8A842E2946ADC5C5"><p>​Construction is underway near the trail access at North Road. The greenway remains open but visitors should expect to encounter construction crews, equipment, noise and dust. Please follow posted safety signs. The <a href="/services/liquid-waste/construction-maintenance/north-road-sewer">North Road Sewer Upgrade </a>will be completed by summer 2020. </p></div>TrueGP0|#476d69ef-8727-441b-a5fc-19488e320266;L0|#0476d69ef-8727-441b-a5fc-19488e320266|Brunette-Fraser Regional Greenway;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
CN Track Work Taking Place near the ParkCN Track Work Taking Place near the Park<div class="ExternalClass5101217AB0CF4652AD95B6F1E514A297"><p>​CN will be constructing a section of new track (beside existing tracks) between Piper Ave and Willingdon Ave. To prepare the ground for the new track, CN will brush vegetation, remove trees and install preload outside the park. However, these activities may be noticeable from Cottonwood Trail and Piper Mill Trail. There may also be increased noise and traffic near the Piper Ave Entrance. For information about this work, contact CN at <a href=""></a> or call 1-888-888-5909.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#cf1f5a33-14d5-402f-a1e6-2c508311e410;L0|#0cf1f5a33-14d5-402f-a1e6-2c508311e410|Burnaby Lake Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Installation of environmental monitoring equipmentInstallation of environmental monitoring equipment<div class="ExternalClass385A1913F9E8457089B79BEABB39FA5E"><p>Installation environmental monitoring equipment will begin in December and take about a month. This work includes hazardous tree removal and the use of drilling equipment. Cottonwood Trail will be affected at the west end of the park, north of Still Creek Bridge. Trails will remain open but visitors should expect to encounter crews and equipment, and occasional minor delays. Please follow posted safety signs. For more information about this project, call 604-296-2810. For information about the park, call 604-520-6442.</p></div>TrueGP0|#cf1f5a33-14d5-402f-a1e6-2c508311e410;L0|#0cf1f5a33-14d5-402f-a1e6-2c508311e410|Burnaby Lake Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Closed trail entrance at 20695 4th Avenue, Langley Closed trail entrance at 20695 4th Avenue, Langley <div class="ExternalClassE1CAF2FC0EB0485BAE4583C10E6FCC9C"><p>​​The trail entrance at 20695 4<sup>th</sup> Avenue is closed due to a large sink-hole. It will reopen after engineer inspections, repairs and when safe. Please use another entrance.</p></div>TrueGP0|#17b6417b-d6d4-4089-9492-5630d2afaa77;L0|#017b6417b-d6d4-4089-9492-5630d2afaa77|Campbell Valley Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Drilling in Cleveland Dam areaDrilling in Cleveland Dam area<div class="ExternalClass6260EB1F28174CB2A08397CE2F275B2F"><p>​Crews will be drilling in the grassy areas of the Cleveland Dam area of Capilano River Regional Park to install piezometers (devices that measure groundwater pressure). Work will take place starting Feb. 3 and continue for about 1 month.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#4d4e453a-932f-44ad-a02f-9d27dfbe3b18;L0|#04d4e453a-932f-44ad-a02f-9d27dfbe3b18|Capilano River Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Inverholme Schoolhouse closed for repairsInverholme Schoolhouse closed for repairs<div class="ExternalClassA4EAEF0FF5274768861783A8AB5B96EF"><p>​Due to damage during winter storms, Inverholme Schoolhouse will remain closed until further notice. Plans for repairs are underway.</p></div>TrueGP0|#c85e88e8-9ffc-4208-81e1-6845643adbf8;L0|#0c85e88e8-9ffc-4208-81e1-6845643adbf8|Deas Island Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
​Slough View Picnic Area Improvements: UPDATE NOV 04​Slough View Picnic Area Improvements: UPDATE NOV 04<div class="ExternalClass3F51BD0E514640C1BDEBB14198F34744"><p>Construction work is complete but a portion of the picnic area remains closed to protect newly seeded grass. Some picnic tables are available. Please respect temporary fencing.</p></div>TrueGP0|#c85e88e8-9ffc-4208-81e1-6845643adbf8;L0|#0c85e88e8-9ffc-4208-81e1-6845643adbf8|Deas Island Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Sporadic trail floodingSporadic trail flooding<div class="ExternalClassE7D5DB3F014A4679931CE69BC32CE638"><p>Due to site conditions, sections of the trail between 64th Ave and Highway 10 (at the pedestrian overpass) may be intermittently flooded over the next few months. Please follow posted safety signs.</p></div>TrueGP0|#f11a1c79-f81f-4236-beb0-f449c570611d;L0|#0f11a1c79-f81f-4236-beb0-f449c570611d|Delta-South Surrey Regional Greenway;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Temporary closure of section of dog off-leash area, Monday, January 27 to Friday, January 31Temporary closure of section of dog off-leash area, Monday, January 27 to Friday, January 31<div class="ExternalClass96F66FDC1F2B4F1FAB2D94BC1AE6D64A"><p>A section of the dog off-leash area (marked on map) will be closed during January 27 to 31rst, for trail resurfacing. The rest of the dog off-leash area will remain open. Please keep back from equipment and crews and obey posted signs. <a href="/services/parks/PublishingImages/edgewaterbar.png" target="_blank">​See map of closure</a></p></div>TrueGP0|#5cec3a32-d36d-4afb-9f39-06151dc2405b;L0|#05cec3a32-d36d-4afb-9f39-06151dc2405b|Derby Reach Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
BCMC Route winter conditionsBCMC Route winter conditions<div class="ExternalClass3C614928D11047F69801CAFB672A8D64"><p>Hikers on the BCMC Route should be prepared for full-on winter conditions. Wear hiking boots, winter clothing and carry microspikes. <br></p></div>TrueGP0|#7268dcc5-1101-4681-8711-3bc3b5e94aba;L0|#07268dcc5-1101-4681-8711-3bc3b5e94aba|Grouse Mountain Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Grouse Grind Trail CLOSEDGrouse Grind Trail CLOSED<div class="ExternalClass4BD07EA5C1E34971BB6081182CAE2854"><p>The Grouse Grind Trail remains closed due to icy, snowy conditions. Please respect the closure for your own safety and the safety of first responders.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#7268dcc5-1101-4681-8711-3bc3b5e94aba;L0|#07268dcc5-1101-4681-8711-3bc3b5e94aba|Grouse Mountain Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Lower Grouse Erosion Management ProjectLower Grouse Erosion Management Project<div class="ExternalClass7E1CCA29F56049C6AB4ACDBBD3CEB191"><p>Work related to a project to reduce debris flow hazard on the lower slopes of Grouse Mountain continues. Trail access will not be affected, but you may notice noise below the Baden-Powell Trail. For more info on the Water Services project, please click <a href="/services/water/construction-maintenance/construction-projects/Pages/Lower-Grouse-Mountain-Erosion-Management-Project.aspx" target="_blank">here.</a><br></p></div>TrueGP0|#7268dcc5-1101-4681-8711-3bc3b5e94aba;L0|#07268dcc5-1101-4681-8711-3bc3b5e94aba|Grouse Mountain Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Fishing Banned between Seymour Dam and Seymour EstuaryFishing Banned between Seymour Dam and Seymour Estuary<div class="ExternalClassC19DFD71A9FD4B638297A523E2E102BC"><p><a href="">​more information from Fisheries and Oceans Canada</a></p></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Seymour Valley Trailway SafetySeymour Valley Trailway Safety<div class="ExternalClass3C7540150CFF4C22B91CABDF71FCFA93"><p>​No motorized vehicles on the trailway. Go slow and respect all users.</p></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Winter ConditionsWinter Conditions<div class="ExternalClassCA600B37E4464155938B6BD990E2B6E2"><p>LSCR is experiencing winter conditions, expect snow and icy conditions on trails. Use trails with caution.</p></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Backcountry closure in effectBackcountry closure in effect<div class="ExternalClassFD8F2C5F91FF493CBD0F4D0ABB7AAAF5"><p>​All backcountry routes are  now closed for the season. This applies to routes in the Grouse subalpine north of Dam Mountain and Thunderbird Ridge (e.g. Crown Mountain, Goat Mountain,Little Goat & Goat Ridge) as well as to routes beyond Norvan Falls (Hanes Valley, Coliseum Mountain and Lynn Lake).<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf;L0|#0be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf|Lynn Headwaters Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Drinking fountain winterizationDrinking fountain winterization<div class="ExternalClass8040E8CC6332419D951542CAC688F7FD"><div>The drinking fountain in the picnic area has been shut down and winterized on Dec. 15. It will be turned back on for the new season on Mar. 1, weather permitting. </div></div>TrueGP0|#be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf;L0|#0be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf|Lynn Headwaters Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Trail conditionsTrail conditions<div class="ExternalClass023759F78BB54EBDA43E68D49C10B692"><p>26 Jan 2020 -- Sunset is at 5 pm</p><p>Some Lynn Headwaters Regional Park trails still have snow or ice with some slippery sections especially near the creek. Traction devices are recommended in those areas.</p><p>In the valley, during and after heavy rains, creek levels can rise quickly and crossings can become impassible. Stay back from the edge of fast flowing water. </p><p>Visitors to Lynn Peak and other high elevations areas not under the backcountry closure (operated as the Munday Snowshoe Park by Grouse Mountain Resort) should be trained for winter mountain travel. Visitors to the snowshoe park should check with GMR for conditions and closures <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>. </p><p><br></p></div>TrueGP0|#be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf;L0|#0be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf|Lynn Headwaters Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
AdvisoryAdvisory<div class="ExternalClassEFEB76BCD7354966A703AC0C2C764BEE"><p><strong>Caution - Expect muddy, uneven surfaces and vehicles on the dyke trail</strong></p><p>Industrial trucks hauling soil over the dyke trail to fill private riverfront have caused muddy uneven surfaces on dyke.</p><p>Use extra care and keep back from vehicles, equipment and crews.</p><p><a href="/services/parks/PublishingImages/PittRiverAdvisory-January2018.jpg" target="_blank">Route affected</a> - 700 meter section of dyke, from the airport to 176 St (<em>red line on map</em>)</p></div>TrueGP0|#50642258-a371-4068-a85a-a8ba38cd57c8;L0|#050642258-a371-4068-a85a-a8ba38cd57c8|Pitt River Regional Greenway;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Site restoration underwaySite restoration underway<div class="ExternalClassA7A5277BFFD843A781459BACF2F1EFBD"><p>​Sites where buildings have been removed are currently undergoing restoration. Please follow all posted signs. For more information, call 604-520-6442.</p></div>TrueGP0|#32743f30-7888-4ca9-bf58-55ca003b91dd;L0|#032743f30-7888-4ca9-bf58-55ca003b91dd|Thwaytes Landing Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
162A St Access Trail Temporarily Closed162A St Access Trail Temporarily Closed<div class="ExternalClass4D0B54D0DAA84702BAFA40AA0AC3FB0A"><p>Trail construction and sewer connection work is underway along the park’s perimeter. During construction, 162A St Access Trail will be closed. Visitors should note that there will be no access to the park from either 161A Street or 162A Street. Please follow posted safety signs and plan alternate routes. For more information, call 604-530-4983.</p></div>TrueGP0|#d93a105c-0cc8-4d1e-bd4d-84f48b79d837;L0|#0d93a105c-0cc8-4d1e-bd4d-84f48b79d837|Tynehead Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a

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