Park Alerts & Notices

 

 

Expect equipment and crews around the Main Entrance to the Equestrian Trailhead, September 1 – 30thExpect equipment and crews around the Main Entrance to the Equestrian Trailhead, September 1 – 30th<div class="ExternalClassDDAF8178F2B845F3B98B73FABFBB295B"><p>Crews and equipment will be building a trail, extending the Rock'n Horse Trail, from the Equestrian Trailhead north to near the corner of 8<sup>th</sup> Ave and 272 Street. Some of the Equestrian Trailhead parking lot will be used for staging during construction.<br></p><p>Expect sounds of equipment in the forest and extra vehicles on the roadway at the Main Entrance for the month of September. Please obey posted signs and stay safely back from equipment and crews. <br></p><p><br></p></div>TrueGP0|#978c0690-fba1-46c5-8a9a-97045772a908;L0|#0978c0690-fba1-46c5-8a9a-97045772a908|Aldergrove Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Lower Dog Off Leash Area Closed October - November, 2022Lower Dog Off Leash Area Closed October - November, 2022<div class="ExternalClassCAD26D12438345889168B075ED8E0C61"><p>​The lower dog off leash area will be closed for renovations. The upper dog off leash area will remain open.  Access to the upper dog off leash area is via Pepin Brook Trail from the bowl parking lot. <br></p></div>TrueGP0|#978c0690-fba1-46c5-8a9a-97045772a908;L0|#0978c0690-fba1-46c5-8a9a-97045772a908|Aldergrove Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Dune Protection Work ContinuesDune Protection Work Continues<div class="ExternalClass245A6F313C404ECE87BC2340EA8837FA"><div>Coastal sand ecosystems, including dunes, are rare in B.C.  Species that live in the park’s dune habitats are being crowded out by invasive plants and stepped on by dogs and people. With good habitat recovery results from previous dune rehabilitation, additional work is planned for an <a href="/services/parks/Documents/bou-dune-protection-advisory_map.pdf">area along Raptor Trail</a>. The work is expected to start soon and be completed by fall 2022. <br></div><div> <br>Rehabilitation work includes:<br></div><div><ul><li>fencing to give trampled areas time to recover (early 2022)</li><li>formalized pedestrian-only route</li><li>invasive blackberry removal</li><li>planting dune species (fall 2022)</li></ul></div></div>TrueGP0|#abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd;L0|#0abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd|Boundary Bay Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Mud Bay temporary washroom closureMud Bay temporary washroom closure<div class="ExternalClass7993F196E6FC49248EAC1DFE653B5AC8"><p>​​The washrooms at Mud Bay (at the eastern end of the Boundary Bay Dyke Trail) are temporarily closed. Portable toilets are available. Sorry for any inconvenience.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd;L0|#0abb4eafb-35be-4c46-a2f4-759b894bcbfd|Boundary Bay Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Cariboo Dam repairs begin week of Aug 15Cariboo Dam repairs begin week of Aug 15<div class="ExternalClassD4A4667524AB43C3ADEED26DACE9388A"><p>​Work to conduct repairs on Cariboo Dam is expected to start the week of August 15. The work will take about a month and occur weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm. Visitors should expect to encounter construction crews and equipment along the access road/trail between Cariboo Dam and Cariboo Road (<a href="/services/parks/Documents/bur-trail-work-closures_augsept2022.pdf" target="_blank">see map</a>). Periodic closures of this section may be needed during some work phases (eg. when concrete is poured). The walkway across Cariboo Dam will remain open. Please follow posted safety signs and directions from work crews. For more information, call 604-432-6200.<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
Glencarin Trailhead Entrance LIMITED ACCESSGlencarin Trailhead Entrance LIMITED ACCESS<div class="ExternalClass46E9C56B31FE4276809C948C1B878E6B"><p>Due to construction in the area, vehicle access to the Glencarin Trailhead Entrance will be limited until late 2022. Pedestrian access may also be limited or re-routed. Please follow posted safety signs. For information on nearby road closures and construction for the <a href="https://talkingenergy.ca/project/pattullo-gas-line-replacement">Pattullo Gas Line Replacement Project</a>, call 604-576-7208 or email pattullogasline@fortisbc.com. <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
Bear sighting in the parkBear sighting in the park<div class="ExternalClass79E5B1F913984FC2997571F1E003B9AE"><p>​A  bear has been seen in the park. For safety, remember never to approach a bear, to walk/hike with a friend and to keep pets leashed. <br>If you see a bear, remember these four simple rules:</p><ul><li>Stay calm</li><li>Stand still -- <span style="text-decoration:underline;">do not run</span></li><li>Speak calmly</li><li>Slowly back away</li></ul><p>For more safety info, click <a title="About Bears" href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/Bears_in_Metrovancouver.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p></div>TrueGP0|#4d4e453a-932f-44ad-a02f-9d27dfbe3b18;L0|#04d4e453a-932f-44ad-a02f-9d27dfbe3b18|Capilano River Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Portion of Capilano Pacific Trail CLOSED due to landslidesPortion of Capilano Pacific Trail CLOSED due to landslides<div class="ExternalClassFA9EA39AC9E94380999BCBB671EF6A3F"><p>​Due to landslides that occurred in 2021, a portion of Capilano Pacific Trail between Keith Road and Moyne Drive is permanently CLOSED. Please stay out of the area as it is extremely hazardous. <br>A detour is in place; click <a href="https://westvancouver.ca/sites/default/files/dwv/assets/parks-rec/docs/major-projects/capilano-pacific-trail/210318-Capilano-Pacific-Trail-map%20with%20detour%20%281%29.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> to see a map. This section of the trail lies within District of West Vancouver's jurisdiction. In July 2022, the district announced plans to reroute this section of the trail in future; please go <a href="https://westvancouver.ca/parks-recreation/walking-hiking/capilano-pacific-trail" target="_blank">here</a> for more info.<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
Pre-construction activity in the Cleveland Dam areaPre-construction activity in the Cleveland Dam area<div class="ExternalClass6260EB1F28174CB2A08397CE2F275B2F"><p>In coming months, work will begin in the area just north of Capilano River Regional Park that will involve upgrades of the Capilano Water Supply infrastructure. As well, a new operations building for North Shore Rescue will be constructed. Just a heads up that, as part of that work, some pre-construction activity will be taking place that may at times cause some noise. <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
No Cycling on Mundy Creek TrailNo Cycling on Mundy Creek Trail<div class="ExternalClass33B10760A3014BC9A0D5A4BFC029B72C"><p>Mundy Creek Trail remains a ‘no cycling’ route at this time. Please make alternate plans and follow posted signs.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#1a89443c-a97a-4dbc-a0be-be293cf2f40d;L0|#01a89443c-a97a-4dbc-a0be-be293cf2f40d|Colony Farm Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Temporary Trail ClosureTemporary Trail Closure<div class="ExternalClass22D4740E740949D2BA95365033D332F1"><div>​The <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/COLTMEPTemporaryTrailClosure2021_MAP.pdf" target="_blank">western perimeter trail</a> at Colony Farm Regional Park is closed until late 2022 to serve as a temporary staging and storage area for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (no pipe or any other permanent works will be installed in the park). Learn more about the temporary trail closure <a href="/services/parks/Documents/ColonyFarmRegionalPark-TempTrailClosureInfo-Jan2022.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>During the closure, visitors should expect minor traffic delays and construction activity near the junction of Colony Farm Road and Lougheed Highway. Please follow posted safety signs and directions from traffic control personnel.<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>For questions or concerns about the project, email <a href="mailto:info@transmountain.com">here</a> or call 1-866-514-6700. For information about the park, call 604-520-6442.<br></div></div>TrueGP0|#1a89443c-a97a-4dbc-a0be-be293cf2f40d;L0|#01a89443c-a97a-4dbc-a0be-be293cf2f40d|Colony Farm Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
​Home Farm Dyke Trail partial closure​Home Farm Dyke Trail partial closure<div class="ExternalClassBD223BFCE31A4E9D9868A52B6899C65F"><div>A <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/COLHomeFarmTrail-partialclosure_map_02Apr2020.pdf" target="_blank">section of the Home Farm Dyke Trail </a>between the park’s main entrance and the Millennium Bridge is closed. Pedestrians can bypass this section using the pedestrian-only Garden Trail.  Cycling is not permitted on pedestrian-only trails; cyclists should plan alternate routes.<br></div></div>TrueGP0|#1a89443c-a97a-4dbc-a0be-be293cf2f40d;L0|#01a89443c-a97a-4dbc-a0be-be293cf2f40d|Colony Farm Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Maple Trail temporarily CLOSEDMaple Trail temporarily CLOSED<div class="ExternalClass6F1D4097E69D4C9EAA4101F62D198E91"><p>​Maple Trail remains temporarily CLOSED until September 2022 while construction of a new firehall for Bowen Island Municipality takes place on Miller Road. Please use Alder Grove Trail during this time.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#af602a5e-9d78-495a-946d-f24786f469e4;L0|#0af602a5e-9d78-495a-946d-f24786f469e4|Crippen 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
Trail Re-surfacing Trail Re-surfacing <div class="ExternalClassD410E00599FF4745A0509E43CF5B0F08"><p>​Work to re-surface several trail sections will begin the week of August 22. The work is expected to take about three weeks and will affect Dyke Loop Trail, Tidal Pond Trail, and the equestrian/hiking trail near the park entrance. Trails will remain open but visitors should expect short delays and to encounter crews and equipment. Trail surfaces may be uneven or loose until new materials settle. Please follow posted safety signs. For more information, call 604-520-6442.<br></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 flooding of nearby trailsSporadic flooding of nearby trails<div class="ExternalClassB7636837966E4B7FA0ECBD1E1F798E21"><p>​​Due to site conditions, some nearby trails used for accessing the Delta Nature Reserve may be intermittently and unpredictably flooded after heavy rainfall. Please make alternate plans and follow posted safety signs.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#85d01732-b3e0-42cf-8cf0-b67847a489c7;L0|#085d01732-b3e0-42cf-8cf0-b67847a489c7|Delta Nature Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Trail Closure and Trail ConditionsTrail Closure and Trail Conditions<div class="ExternalClass5548F46657764AFABDC7E9893CBF836D"><p>​A <a href="/services/parks/Documents/dnr-boardwalkclosurepmap_dec2021.pdf" target="_blank">section of the Inner Loop</a> remains closed due to boardwalk damage. Plans for repairs are underway. Due to site conditions, some sections of the Outer Loop may be flooded after heavy rainfall. Please follow posted safety signs and be prepared to retrace your steps on all routes.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#85d01732-b3e0-42cf-8cf0-b67847a489c7;L0|#085d01732-b3e0-42cf-8cf0-b67847a489c7|Delta Nature Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Trail work starts week of Sept. 19Trail work starts week of Sept. 19<div class="ExternalClassD329E1A4D4F74F1EBB3C65D9D1261A46"><div>Work on the <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/dssg_trail_resurfacing_map_nov2021.pdf">section of the greenway</a> between Hwy 10 and 64 Ave will start the week of September 19 and take a few weeks. The trail will remain open but visitors should expect short delays and to encounter crews and equipment. Trail surfaces may be uneven or loose until new materials settle. Please follow posted safety signs. For more information, call 604-520-6442.<br></div></div>TrueGP0|#f11a1c79-f81f-4236-beb0-f449c570611d;L0|#0f11a1c79-f81f-4236-beb0-f449c570611d|Delta South Surrey Regional Greenway;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Closure of grass field at Edgewater BarClosure of grass field at Edgewater Bar<div class="ExternalClass24138D6F014F4BF7AE354493D979911D"><p>There will be no access to the grass field at Edgewater Bar, because of construction of a new washroom. Site preparation begins December 6th, 2021 and building construction takes place in 2022.</p><p>Please keep out of fenced-off field and stay back from equipment and crews. <a href="/services/parks/Documents/mapclosurewashroomconstruction.pdf">See map of location</a>.<br></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 CLOSED weekdays Sept. 6 to NovemberBCMC Route CLOSED weekdays Sept. 6 to November<div class="ExternalClass82C8875E18FD4327BDADACD79926C3D7"><p>​Effective Tue. Sept. 6, the lower part of the BCMC Route will be CLOSED all day Monday to Friday while trail upgrades are underway. The work is scheduled to last until November (date TBD).<br>When the route is closed, it is possible to use a detour along the Baden-Powell and Larsen trails to reconnect with the upper part of the BCMC near marker 29.<br>If conditions allow, the BCMC Route will be open for use on Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays. <br>During those times, trail users need to remember that they will be passing through active construction areas and will need to use extra caution.<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
Bears seen in Grouse Mountain Regional ParkBears seen in Grouse Mountain Regional Park<div class="ExternalClass059956381D6F4F7192495915D1682897"><p>​Bears have been seen recently in the park.<br></p><p>Please remember to be bear aware and give bears respect and distance. Do not attempt to get close to a bear or feed a bear.  <br></p><p>Also, remember to pack out all your garbage (including organic waste such as apple cores and banana peels). <br></p><p>If you do encounter a bear:<br></p><ul><li>Do not run. <br><em>Face the bear and back away slowly.</em></li><li>Stay calm. <br><em>Talk to the bear in a confident voice.</em></li><li>Make sure the bear has a clear exit. <br><em>He or she is likely just as anxious to get out of there as you are.</em></li></ul></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 delays and closuresGrouse Grind Trail delays and closures<div class="ExternalClass87C1303AE45B49368456CA30439E13B6"><p>Work related to the new Grouse Mountain Resort gondola started Sept. 9 in the easement area west of Grouse Mountain Regional Park.<br>From Sept. 9 to Oct. 7, parts of the Grouse Grind Trail will be affected on weekdays. The trail will mostly remain open, but there may be delays of up to 15 minutes when users will be asked to wait before continuing up the trail.<br>In addition, there will be some days -- dates TBD -- when the trail will be closed so that hazard trees can be removed.<br>Work will take place Monday to Friday (and the occasional Saturday).<br>For the phase of work that involves helicopter operations (Oct. 11 to 31), the hazards involved require that the park be closed to the public. During that time, the park will be closed Monday to Friday, but open Saturday and Sunday.</p><p>For information about Grouse Mountain Resort's gondola project, please go <a href="https://www.grousemountain.com/gondola" target="_blank">here</a> or <a href="mailto:gondola@grousemountain.com">email.</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
Picnic area temporarily closed until Thursday, Sept. 29Picnic area temporarily closed until Thursday, Sept. 29<div class="ExternalClass5A210CEBE3EE4F0689CCE32A06262BC7"><p>​The picnic area north of the washroom building will be temporarily closed Thurs. Sept. 29 while new paths are installed. Please stay clear of the area while crews are at work and use the trail through the washroom building to get to the beach area. Thanks!<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#d1817de1-cde9-47bc-b9e6-a877a55a916f;L0|#0d1817de1-cde9-47bc-b9e6-a877a55a916f|Iona Beach Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Construction at the Fish Fence, August 31 to September 26thConstruction at the Fish Fence, August 31 to September 26th<div class="ExternalClass6C5FF9EC46164AC19485D064B3424862"><p>​The Fish Fence and viewing deck will be upgraded. Expect equipment and crews at the Fish Fence for 3 weeks. There may be may be temporary closures. Please keep safely back from the work areas and obey posted signs and directions from crews.</p><p> </p><p><br></p></div>TrueGP0|#e93060f2-4d03-4877-8e6f-229c1fef4b3e;L0|#0e93060f2-4d03-4877-8e6f-229c1fef4b3e|Kanaka Creek Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Dog Mountain Trail WorkDog Mountain Trail Work<div class="ExternalClass6D54DC6ED3374898B6FC1632B28EA67F">Continued upgrade work on Dog Mountain Trail is set to begin at the end of August. Expect a full trail closure past First Lake for multiple days. Brief, small closures will also occur throughout the project at different locations along the trail. For your safety, please obey all signage and staff direction during this time.<br></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
E-Bikes on TrailsE-Bikes on Trails<div class="ExternalClass35159DDE0DA041CC9C651CC949558EC4"><p>Only Class 1 pedal assisted e-bikes are permitted in the LSCR. Motorized/throttle actuated vehicles are not permitted on the trail network. Do not exceed 30km/hr and yield to all other trail users.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;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="http://notices.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fns-sap/index-eng.cfm?pg=view_notice&DOC_ID=177645&ID=all">​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
Ned’s Atomic Dustbin TrailNed’s Atomic Dustbin Trail<div class="ExternalClass343379BCBA50487D943EDFA0D851C103">Ned’s Trail will be undergoing resurfacing, upgrades, and reroutes this spring. Expect a full trail closure from spring to fall this year for worker and rider safety.<br></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Notice of Construction Notice of Construction <div class="ExternalClass2CB16F8D978B41FFBCD016C030CB9A4F">Construction of the new Watershed Centre building is set to begin in mid-April in the LSCR gravel overflow lot. Part of the overflow lot will be closed until further notice while construction is underway. Please respect closure signage and plan for limited parking. More information can be found <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/LowerSeymourConservationReserve-ConstructionInformation.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></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
Washout on Coho TrailWashout on Coho Trail<div class="ExternalClassC71EE61C46F0454D8014493A712D4C85">Heavy rains and high flows have caused a washout on Coho Trail. Please use caution while on the trail and obey all safety signage.<br></div>TrueGP0|#4b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de;L0|#04b7c84ed-ab21-4dbd-8ee7-2755204580de|Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Backcountry routes now openBackcountry routes now open<div class="ExternalClass30BC805AA60948C1A02EDCDF26BB5DAF"><p>Backcountry routes in the park are now open. Be sure you have enough water and food, the right gear and leave enough time to do your intended hike. <br>​It's also super important to let someone know: your destination, your route and your return time.<br>How you do it is up to you (phone call, email, text, DM or use the Adventure Smart trip planning app at <a href="https://plan.adventuresmart.ca/">plan.adventuresmart.ca</a> )<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
Bears at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkBears at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park<div class="ExternalClassDA94F436309C44EDADC0F15056E373D9"><p>Be bear aware at <span style="text-decoration:underline;">all</span> times.<br>It's best to hike with a friend (or two) and make some noise as you go (e.g. talking, singing) to let wildlife know that you're in the area.<br><br>Pack out all your garbage (including organic waste such as apple cores and banana peels). <br><br>Give wildlife respect and space. Do not attempt to get close to a bear or feed a bear.<br></p><p>If you do encounter a bear:<br></p><ul><li>Do not run<br><em>Face the bear and back away slowly<br></em></li><li>Stay calm<br><em>Talk to the bear in a confident voice</em></li><li>Make sure the bear has a clear exit<br><em>He or she is likely just as anxious to get out of there as you are.</em></li></ul><div> </div><div><div>For more information about bears and bear safety, click <a href="https://wildsafebc.com/species/black-bear/" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></div></div></div>TrueGP0|#be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf;L0|#0be478c49-6e79-40d3-ac12-e8a7bd42cacf|Lynn Headwaters Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Bridge CLOSED on Headwaters TrailBridge CLOSED on Headwaters Trail<div class="ExternalClassB086E282B36B4882B914491B516EEEA6"><p>​A bridge on Headwaters Trail is CLOSED due to damage. The creek is NOT safe to pass during or after times of heavy rain. (When there is no rain, the creek is passable.) Click <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/LYN_bridge_closed_reduced.jpg" target="_blank">here</a> to see the location of the bridge.<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
Expect detours and delays in getting to the parkExpect detours and delays in getting to the park<div class="ExternalClassC6F03C26A8F746268A52B19B1A23674E"> <div>​The City of Coquitlam is working on a major project that includes sewer system improvements, environmental enhancements, and transportation upgrades. Although Victoria Drive and Cedar Drive are primarily affected, visitors heading to the park should expect to encounter detours, delays, and significant increases in construction traffic on all routes to the park. Work is expected to be ongoing until late 2023. Updates can be found at <a href="https://www.coquitlam.ca/920/Cedar-Drive-Upgrade-Project" target="_blank">Cedar Creek Upgrade Project</a>. For more information, email the Cedar Drive Project team at cedardrive@coquitlam.ca or call 604-927-3515.<br></div> </div>TrueGP0|#743d71ef-a15c-479b-963b-ef503a31283b;L0|#0743d71ef-a15c-479b-963b-ef503a31283b|Minnekhada Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
High Knoll Trail ImprovementsHigh Knoll Trail Improvements<div class="ExternalClass729373C2F3D44E2FB26BE4489E7077A7"><div>Trail improvements to help reduce erosion, including the addition of some stairs, will begin the week of September 19 and take about three weeks. <a href="/services/parks/PublishingImages/min_high_knoll_stairs_2022_map.jpg" target="_blank">See map for work area</a>. High Knoll Trail will remain open but visitors should expect to encounter construction crews and equipment. Please follow posted safety signs and consider alternate hikes. For more information, call 604-520-6442.<br></div></div>TrueGP0|#743d71ef-a15c-479b-963b-ef503a31283b;L0|#0743d71ef-a15c-479b-963b-ef503a31283b|Minnekhada Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
Park road closed to vehicles starting June 7Park road closed to vehicles starting June 7<div class="ExternalClass2D6F639A42A64A5EB852BFEC7A432D51"><div>Oliver Road in Minnekhada Regional Park will be closed to vehicles to keep bears and people safe. This closure is expected to last about four months and is based on bear activity in the immediate area, developing blueberry crops, and the high potential for negative human-bear interactions. The park remains open and accessible via the Quarry Road entrance.</div><div>Visitors are reminded that bears are wild, unpredictable and can run faster than humans over any type of ground.</div><div>• If you see a bear, stay back 100 metres. Never approach a bear; be prepared to retrace your route to avoid bears.</div><div>• If you encounter a bear, stay calm and slowly back away.<p></p><div>Bears that become comfortable near people can be more dangerous to humans or may be destroyed. Negative bear-human interactions may result in closures of other areas within the park.</div> </div></div>TrueGP0|#743d71ef-a15c-479b-963b-ef503a31283b;L0|#0743d71ef-a15c-479b-963b-ef503a31283b|Minnekhada Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a
NO HORSES on Southwest Marine Trail between Camosun St. and Clinton TrailNO HORSES on Southwest Marine Trail between Camosun St. and Clinton Trail<div class="ExternalClassDBF8F8B84588455FA1A59B95D73A93E6"><p>​Due to damage to a culvert, Southwest Marine Trail is temporarily closed to horses between the Camosun St. entrance and Clinton Trail. Equestrians can detour using the St. George's Trail entrance on Camosun St. <br></p></div>TrueGP0|#670e3741-2119-4381-8827-5ecf8b651c71;L0|#0670e3741-2119-4381-8827-5ecf8b651c71|Pacific Spirit 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<br></strong>Industrial trucks hauling soil over the dyke trail to fill private riverfront have caused muddy uneven surfaces on dyke.<br>Use extra care and keep back from vehicles, equipment and crews.<br><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
White Pine Beach temporary washroom closureWhite Pine Beach temporary washroom closure<div class="ExternalClass429E14C7A3A944999EA4141BD5E6EC40"><p>​Washrooms at White Pine Beach will be temporarily closed for maintenance. Portable toilets will be available. Sorry for any inconvenience.<br></p></div>TrueGP0|#66885332-dab0-4a55-9d4d-17832f70a58a;L0|#066885332-dab0-4a55-9d4d-17832f70a58a|təmtəmíxʷtən/Belcarra Regional Park;GTSet|#ef6bfa32-7824-496c-b2c2-24278fe7b36a

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