Government of British Columbia Home page
 

Road Information in the Sea to Sky District
Headlights on at all times
**
Watch for snow at higher elevations **

 

Weather information can be found here

Stream-flow advisories and warnings here

Avalanche warnings can be found here

Be advised, there may be instances where an event on a road or bridge may not yet have been identified; please exercise caution

Cellular telephone coverage is not available in all areas

Damage, removal or disobeying of traffic control devices (signs) may result in a fine under section 6(2) of the Forest Service Road Use Regulation

A copy of the Forest Service Road Use Regulation can be found here

For safe travel information on FSRs click here

** Here is a link to Sea to Sky District Grizzly Bear Habitat Road Closures, refer to Schedule 1 then scroll down to Section 76 and 77 **

Updated: June 29, 2015

FSR

CONDITION

BIRKENHEAD LAKE
ESTATES
Industrial Use FSR
4X4 access only beyond 18km on Branch 1 due to deactivation
** see above for Birkenhead grizzly closures **
BLACKWATER 
(TO BIRKENHEAD LAKE)
Public Use FSR
Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
** see above for Phelix Creek grizzly closures **
BRANDYWINE
(TO THE MEADOWS) 
Wilderness FSR Seasonally deactivated 4WD access only
Access Brandywine FSR via Callaghan Nordic Venue road
BRITANNIA/
FURRY CREEK
Industrial Use FSR
Gate closed. For more information contact Britannia Mine Manager 604-916-1101
BROHM RIDGE
(CHEEKYE)
Wilderness FSR Seasonally deactivated 4WD access only
** Bridge at 6.5km on Branch 06 (referred to as "The Crossover") has been permanently removed; anyone requiring alpine/chalet/snowmobile access must travel up the Cat Lake side **
CALLAGHAN EAST Industrial Use FSR
Open
CALLAGHAN LAKE  Industrial Use FSR Seasonally deactivated 4WD access only
Closed to all motorized vehicles each year from November 1 to May 15 under section 58 of the Forest and Range Practices Act
CAT LAKE
(CHEEKYE)
Wilderness FSR
No vehicular access past last gate (to prevent irreparable damage to alpine by vehicular traffic); foot access only after that point
Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
CHANCE CREEK Public Use FSR
Open, watch for industrial traffic
CHEAKAMUS RIVER
(ACCESS TO JANE LAKES)
Wilderness FSR
CHEAKAMUS RIVER
(EAST SIDE ACCESS TO CHEAKAMUS LAKE)
Wilderness FSR 2WD access only
CHEAKAMUS RIVER
(WEST SIDE ACCESS TO
BLACK TUSK) 
Wilderness FSR Seasonally deactivated 4WD access only 
Gate locked at approx. 5km.  BC Parks has restricted motorized vehicle access past this point. For more detailed information on access in Garibaldi Park, click here and scroll down to trail updates
DAISY LAKE  Wilderness FSR
Recommend 4WD, drive with caution
ELAHO / 
SQUAMISH R
/
ASHLU
Industrial Use FSR * Industrial traffic seven days a week *
** Elaho main closed at 53km due to active forest fire burning in the area **

** see above for Ashlu and Sims Creek grizzly closures **
HURLEY  Wilderness FSR (0km to 11km from the Lillooet River FSR) 4WD access only
Tenquille (Branch 10) is seasonally deactivated, 4X4 access only
Open, rough, recommend 4WD.
Effective May 9, 2014, the Hurley FSR, including portions previously managed by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, is now being managed by the Cascades District office (250-378-8400)
In-SHUCK-ch 
LILLOOET LAKE/ 
SKOOKUMCHUCK/
PORT DOUGLAS
Public Use FSR
Open
LEVETTE LAKE/
HUT LAKE
Wilderness FSR
Open
No motorized access to Hut Lake; road closed and gated at Levette Lake. Short walk-in to public portion of Levette Lake
LIZZIE LAKE Road closed under Section 57 of the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act -  inaccessible due to flood damage at 1km; road and bridges damaged in numerous locations; no access to the Stein ** no anticipated repair date **
MAMQUAM RIVER Industrial Use FSR 4WD access only
Open, watch for industrial traffic
OWL CREEK Industrial Use FSR 4WD access only
Winter driving conditions
RUTHERFORD Wilderness FSR 4WD access only
 
RYAN RIVER Road closed under Section 57 of the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act - inaccessible due to flood damage at 8km and beyond ** no anticipated repair date **
SHANNON (TO
SQUAMISH CHIEF)
Wilderness FSR 4WD access only
Active industrial operations, use caution; gate closure at 4.2km still in effect.  No road access beyond this point.  Parking for a limited number of vehicles will be available at the 4.2km location.
Enquiries regarding the Sea to Sky Gondola project should be directed to the licensee Trevor Dunn at (604) 898-4663
SLOQUET CREEK Industrial Use FSR
4WD recommended, watch for logging trucks, use extreme caution
** see above for Sloquet Creek grizzly closures **
SOO RIVER NORTH & SOUTH /
16 MILE CREEK
Industrial Use FSR
Soo River - recommend 4WD, drive with caution
16 Mile Creek - seasonally deactivated, from 5.1km to 8.1km 4WD only - use extreme caution
LILLOOET SOUTH Industrial Use FSR
Open, watch for equipment working.
** see above for South Creek grizzly closures - South Creek road (branch of Lillooet South) is impassable at 7km due to bridge out and slide on road **
STAWAMUS/ 
INDIAN RIVER
Wilderness FSR Seasonally deactivated 4WD access only
** NO ACCESS BEYOND 10KM DUE TO WASHOUT **
UPPER LILLOOET/ 
MEAGER CREEK
Industrial Use FSR
** UPPER LILLOOET IS CLOSED AT 9KM (JUST PAST THE HURLEY TURNOFF) DUE TO EXTREME LANDSLIDE HAZARD RATING **
Please visit the following website for updates regarding the Upper Lillooet River power project:
http://www.upperlillooethydro.com/construction/
** Watch for heavy equipment working on the road past 19km **
View new radio channel map here
Meager Creek FSR is closed indefinitely; no access to the hotsprings.  See map of August 2010 slide area here (Adobe format, size is 2.5 mgs)
** see above for Meager, Salal and North Creek grizzly closures **
STS'AILES
(FORMERLY HARRISON WEST
CHILLIWACK DISTRICT)
Information on road access in the Chilliwack District is available here:  https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/dCK/Engineering/FSR_Conditions.htm
PROVINCIAL HIGHWAYS ROAD INFORMATION

Provincial Highways updates (including Duffey Lake Road) are available here: http://www.drivebc.ca/