Some Recreation Sites and Trails in Cariboo to Re-Open
Williams Lake, B.C. – Following the rescinding of the back country access ban in the Cariboo, comes word a number of trails and recreation sites will be accessible as well.
As for noon tomorrow, ( August 25th) select recreation sites and recreation trails within the Cariboo Fire Centre will re-open.
There will still be a number of sites and trails that will stay closed until further notice, and they are:
* all sites and trails west of the Fraser River, except for certain sites and trails northwest of Quesnel;
* all sites and trails south of Highway 24 in the Interlakes area; and
* all sites and trails within (or accessed through) wildfire closure areas or evacuation order and alert zones.
Recreation sites and trails within the declared title lands of the Tsilhqot’in First Nation (Xeni Gwet’in caretaker area) also remain closed.
For a complete list of closed recreation sites and trails, please visit: www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca/closures.aspx
Hazards may exist in some locations because of fire damage and because maintenance has not been possible for most of the summer. Visitors are advised to be alert for damaged facilities, fallen trees or other hazards.