BC is a world-class tourism destination, with more than 15 million people visiting the province every year. But with all our natural beauty comes some natural risk, including wildfires. If you’re planning to visit or travel around BC, please take a few minutes to learn about regional dangers, such as wildfire, to help ensure a safe and enjoyable visit.

Only specific areas of BC are currently affected by closures due to wildfire and many areas are still open and ready to receive visitors.

Highway & Road Closures

For information about road closures, major events and transportation delays visit DriveBC or follow @DriveBC on Twitter. Wildfires are also impacting many side roads in the northern BC and southern interior; find current emergency highway advisories and resources on the TranBC website.

Remember, be sure to pack extra snacks and water for your road trip, just in case you get delayed or have to take a detour.

Wildfire Information from BC Parks

BC Parks will be honouring Emergency Support Services Referral Forms (vouchers) that are provided by Emergency Reception Centres to evacuees for accommodation.

Visit the BC Parks website for a list of campground and park closures. Any impacted park visitors that may have reservations cancelled in the event of a park closure will be automatically notified and refunded by Discover Camping. If visitors have questions about their upcoming or current reservations at the park, they can contact Discover Camping at 1-800-689-9025 between 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. PST daily.

Visitor Information & Outdoor Recreation

Visitor Centres around the province can provide helpful trip planning information and have up-to-date details for all travelers. They can help you adjust your travel plans if needed. For a list of centres, please visit Hello BC.

If your visit to BC includes a trip to a provincial park, check BC Parks for information on campground and park closures. Before visiting BC’s more rustic campsites and recreational trails, check Recreation Sites and Trails BC for current alerts, closures and warnings.

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