Recreational users are advised that effective immediately access to three local recreation sites has been affected due to recent spring run-off.
In the Vanderhoof area, Grizzly Lake and Woodcock Lake recreation sites, located at 23 km and 25 km on Grizzly Forest Service Road, are closed until further notice due to overly saturated access roads, making both unusable.
In the Fort St. James area, Great Beaver Lake Recreation Site, located at 444 km on Teardrop Forest Service Road, is accessible only from the west (Fort St. James) due to a washout at 450 km. Access from Prince George is not available at this time.
Recreational users, particularly users pulling large trailers, should be aware that turnaround space may be limited at the closure locations.
There are numerous recreation sites in these areas where access has not been affected, including Graveyard Lake and Tory Lake recreation sites in the vicinity of the Grizzly and Cobb forest service roads and Teardrop Lake and Tureen Lake recreation sites on the Prince George side of the washout on Teardrop Lake Forest Service Road.
For more information and updates, call 250 567-6416 or check the Recreation Sites and Trails BC website at: www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca
Public Affairs Officer
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations