Frequently Asked Questions

Fire Bans

Fire bans are declared when there is an extreme fire hazard.

Prohibited

  • ALL open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes
  • Use of off-highway vehicles for recreational purposes

Permitted

  • Portable propane fire pits
  • gas/propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating

Fire restrictions are imposed when there is a high fire hazard.

Prohibited

  • Wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires OUTSIDE designated fire pits
  • Deep fat fryers and Tiki torches

Permitted

  • Wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires, portable propane firepits CONTAINED WITHIN designated fire pits
  • Liquid or gas fueled lanterns with enclosed flame
  • Liquid or gas fueled stoves and BBQs designed for cooking
  • Patio heaters (propane, catalytic or infrared/radiant) if deemed safe by a Conservation Officer

Alcohol

Consumption of alcohol is restricted to registered campsites

Liquor is prohibited:

  • on roads, trails and beaches
  • in washrooms and cook shelters
  • in day use areas/picnic sites

Firewood

Unless otherwise stated, firewood is provided at our campgrounds: 12 pieces of firewood per site, per night

Firewood is available for purchase in Chambers Creek Campground, Fish Lake Campground, Goldeye Lake, Two O’Clock Creek and Thompson Creek

Cost is $8 per wheelbarrow (about 12 pieces)

You can bring your own firewood but please:

  • Do not use elm firewood (because of Dutch elm disease)
  • Do not use pine firewood if it has live mountain pine beetle
  • Respect the health and enjoyment of area campers by using natural wood that's not painted or chemically treated
  • Ensure that wood is short enough so your fire can be contained within the fire receptacles provided
  • Be sure you have alternate ways to cook and keep warm in case a fire ban or restriction is announced during your stay

Fines

  • Failure to register - $115.00
  • Dogs not on leash at all times in a public area - $150.00
  • Failure to extinguish a fire, coals, etc. before leaving, or leaving campfire unattended - $287.00
  • Removing, defacing or injuring plants, trees, deadfall or brush, fossils or rocks (You cannot remove trees and deadfall (brush) from the forest to burn in your campfire) - $287.00
  • Harassing or injuring wild animals - $287.00
  • Slingshots and paintball guns are firearms and are not permitted in Provincial Recreation Areas (PRAs) including campgrounds - $287.00
  • Firing any weapon or firearm - $287.00
  • Operation of off-highway vehicles in PRAs or campgrounds - $287.00

We take great pride in our campgrounds and will do everything to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

All prices subject to change at any time without notice.

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