Photo credit: Pat Morrow
Please follow these Recreation Guidelines to help keep the Columbia Valley safe for all users while protecting our ecosystems, wildlife, and cultural values.
Know where to go
- Stay on designated recreation trails.
- Use existing hard surface roads for access. Do not drive off-road.
- Do not make new trails or make changes to existing trails without authorization.
- In winter, respect snowmobile closure areas, and avoid areas where commercial operators are active.
- Enjoy camping on Crown land for up to 14 days. It is unlawful to camp on Crown land for more than 14 days.
- Do not trespass on private property or Indian Reserve lands.
Use the map to know where to go.
Respect the environment
- Do not disturb or harass wildlife or livestock.
Reduce the spread of invasive species by ensuring vehicles, trailers, boats and personal gear are cleaned before and after visiting the area. Visit bcinvasives.ca.
- Leave no trace. Take your garbage with you. Pack out what you pack in.
- Dump sewage and grey water at designated sani-dumps only.
- Do not excavate or disturb archaeological resources.
Follow campfire safety guidelines:
- Fires should be no larger than ½ metre x ½ metre.
- Keep a shovel and/or 8 litres of water nearby.
- Make sure your campfire is completely out and the ashes are cool to the touch.
- Do not light fires in windy conditions.
- Never leave a campfire unattended.
- Do not cut live trees.
- Obey all campfire bans, restrictions and regulations. Visit bcwildfire.ca.
Respect other users
- Keep all gates closed. Removing or damaging fences is unlawful.
- Maintain a peaceful, clean camping environment.
- Keep noise to a minimum.
- Observe quiet time from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
- Keep your pets quiet and under control.