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Lower Seymour Conservation ReserveLower Seymour Conservation Reserve537440976<div class="ExternalClass69969AECFC6F4E08AD3BACF2F9731F53"><p>The 5,668-hectare Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve (LSCR) contains spectacular and rugged landscapes. Its alpine peaks, forested slopes, and pristine waters offer spectacular scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities. The Water Services department manages the LSCR to maintain its recreation, education, and environmental values in conjunction with its capacity as a water reserve. </p></div>

The historic Twin Bridges site in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve now has a new, higher and longer crossing over the Seymour River. The long-anticipated suspension bridge replaces the previous pedestrian bridge which was removed after the December 2014 Seymour River rock slide.

Inclement Weather

​Fall and winter are here bringing along inclement weather such as high winds, extreme rainfall and snow. During severe weather events, the LSCR (north of 2km) can be dangerous due to conditions including: debris torrents, flooding, high flows, stranding due to road washouts or tree failure from high winds. Please respect closure signage during these events.



Seymour Suspension Bridge Suspension Bridge
Seymour Falls Gazebo Falls Gazebo
Rice Lake Wharf Lake Wharf
Rice Lake Gazebo Lake Gazebo
Rice Lake Gate Lake Gate
Mid Valley Chairs Valley Chairs
Main Picnic Area Picnic Area
LSCR-photo5 born fawn plays hide and seek in grass near Rice Lake.
LSCR-photo2 sets behind old growth Sitka Spruce tree in the LSCR.
LSCR- photo9 photo9Canoeing down Seymour River above Seymour Canyon.
LSCR- photo10 photo10Seymour River meandering through a stand of old growth forest.
LSCR photo7 photo7Leisurely bike outing Seymour Valley Trailway.
Fishermans Trail Trail
Fisherman's Trail 2's Trail 2
Circuit 8 Crossing 8 Crossing






Inclement Weather Closures

Prolonged periods of heavy rain in our steep coastal mountains routinely results in potential hazards to human life and safety. Access restrictions are initiated when a specific set of precipitation criteria have been met, resulting in trail closures past 2km in the LSCR. Please watch for access updates following weather warnings or high precipitation.

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Ned’s Atomic Dustbin Trail<div class="ExternalClass698F4909962E498A924FB15CFAACAD1C">Ned’s Trail is closed for the season and will re-open this spring. Please obey closure signage during this time.<br></div>True
Dog Mountain Day-Use Pass<div class="ExternalClass6F559C98DEDF45E686F3C750EB16FBC8">The BC Parks Day-Use Pass program is in effect this winter on Seymour Mountain. Book a free pass <a href="" target="_blank">here</a> to secure parking for accessing Dog Mountain.</div>True
Inclement Weather Closures<div class="ExternalClass35C2323656EB4094AAE37F4F079A73B3">Prolonged periods of heavy rain routinely result in potential hazards to human life and safety. Access restrictions are initiated in the LSCR when a specific set of precipitation criteria have been met, resulting in trail closures past 2km on the SVT. Expect closures following weather warnings or high precipitation and plan for alternate recreation opportunities.<br></div>True
CBC Seasonal Closure<div class="ExternalClass532844142F02463BA712E5D7109F6EA1">CBC Trail is now closed for the winter until spring 2023. Please respect closure signage and stay off the trail.<br></div>True
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. <a href="/services/water/WaterPublications/LowerSeymourConservationReserve-ConstructionInformation.pdf" target="_blank">Learn more on the construction</a>.<br></div>True
Fishing Banned between Seymour Dam and Seymour Estuary<div class="ExternalClassC19DFD71A9FD4B638297A523E2E102BC"><p> <a href="">​More Information from Fisheries and Oceans Canada</a></p></div>True



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