Parks & Trails – Safety Notices

Parks & Trails – Safety Notices

Updated at 5:30PM, April 9, 2019

Notice of Temporary Trail Closure

The western section of the Morden Colliery Regional Trail and all of Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park will be partially closed over three weeks while BC Parks shores up and stabilizes the tipple structure situated beside the parking lot serving Provincial Park and Regional Trail.

When:
Monday April 15th to Friday May 3rd
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Except for weekends and Monday April 22nd

For information on the tipple stabilization works, please contact BC Parks at (250) 954-4607 or visit the Provincial Park web page www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/morden/.


Updated at: 5:00pm, March 21, 2019

Benson Creek Falls (Ammonite Falls) Regional Park - Safety Notice

Hazard tree work has been completed in Benson Creek Falls Regional Park, however caution is still required when using trails in the woodlots around the Park. Windthrow clearing is taking place on the north and east sides of the Park. Watch for posted signs and follow direction provided by land managers.

General Update:

RDN Parks staff are continuing to assess all regional and community parks and trails throughout the region for downed trees and debris and continuing clean-up following recent storms. The assessment and clean-up process will continue into 2019. Where necessary for user safety, temporary closure signs will be posted and notices added to the RDN web site. Please respect all posted signs and do not enter until the notices have been removed.

We appreciate and welcome residents to report any safety concerns within RDN parks and trails to assist us in ensuring they are safe to enjoy. To advise us of a safety concern you can visit our website and complete our form at: www.rdn.bc.ca/parks or call 1-888-828-2069

Please use caution when entering wooded parks and trails if it is windy. Expect there may be debris on path surfaces and beware of branches shaken loose by the wind.

Status:

  • Arrowsmith CPR Regional Trail from Cameron Lake Trailhead, Electoral Area F - Closed
  • Little Qualicum River Regional Park from Meadowood Way Trailhead, Electoral Area F - Closed
  • Spring Beach Dr. Water Access, Area B - Closed