Chilliwack District

Welcome to the Chilliwack District website. The links below will take you to frequently requested information, while links on the left will take you to information specific to a District Program.

General Information

The Chilliwack Forest District is located in the southern mainland portion of the Coast Forest Region bordered by Bowen Island to the west, Manning Park to the east, Boston Bar to the north and the United States border to the south. It covers approximately 1.4 million hectares and is the most densely populated Forest District in the province.


Highlighted Topics and Notices

Road Closures and Warnings

Effective April 23, 2014: The Spuzzum Creek FSR is closed at approximately at 3.3 km due to current rock slide.

Effective April 23, 2014: The Kookipi Creek FSR is closed at approximately at 3.5 km due to current rock slide.

Effective April 10, 2014: The Uztlius Creek FSR is closed at 200 metres past the 13 km sign due to current road failure.

Effective November 14, 2013:  the Squeah Forest Service Road has been closed at 1.5 km for public safety due to condemned bridges. No access.

Click Here for photos and Google Earth .kmz files of the incidents noted above.

Hatzic Information Update

As referenced in the District Manager letter to the Hatzic Valley Logging Committee, dated December 12, 2012, a report summarizing hydrological information of the Hatzic Lake drainage area has now been completed. The report provides an assessment of topographical and historical influences on the hydrology of the area.

View Report Here

B.C. Protects Old Growth Forests in Chilliwack District

VICTORIA – An additional 23,810 hectares in the Chilliwack District are now protected in old growth management areas, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced today.

More Information Here

Latest Avalanche Bulletins - Public avalanche bulletins and special avalanche warnings for many of the mountainous regions of western Canada.

Information about Forest Stewardship Plans:

To learn more about Forest Stewardship Plans (FSP), Forest Development Units (FDU), how the public can be involved, and other questions about FSP's,
Click here

TOPIC ARCHIVES (Topics one year and older) Enter


BC Bid Questions and Answers

Invitation to Tender and Bid Proposal: - BC Bid

  • Invitation to Tender: FH15LMN001 - Swiss Needle Cast Surveys
    Closing April 30th, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chilliwack District Office
    46360 Airport Road, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1A5

Permits and Forms

Free Use Permits

Forest Service Road Permits:

    - Road Use Permit
    - Road Maintenance Agreement
    - Works Permit

Danger Trees

Private Timber Marks

Private Timber Mark applications are processed by:

FrontCounter BC
South Coast Service Centre
Suite 200, 10428 153rd Street
Surrey BC V3R 1E1
Phone (604) 586-4400
Fax (604) 586-4434


Fire Information

Forest Education

  • The Tree Book will help you identify the native trees in your neighbourhood and understand why they grow where they do.
  • Common Tree Diseases of British Columbia is the third version of a Canadian Forest Service tree disease identification guide for British Columbia. This site is useful for arborists, horticulturists, and homeowners as a guide in the diagnosis of disease on a wide range of plants.

Documents and Files


District Office Location

Chilliwack Forest District
46360 Airport Road
Chilliwack B.C., V2P 1A5
Phone: (604) 702-5700