Recreation area closures

Upgrades & closures

Trail and bridge upgrades

West Buntzen Trail

West Buntzen Trail is now open with these bridge upgrades:

  • West approach to Suspension Bridge
  • Sitka Creek Bridge
  • Trillium Trail
  • Umbrellawort Creek Bridge
  • Willow Creek Bridge
  • Xanthoria Creek Bridge

East Buntzen Trail

Southern section open with upgraded Powerhouse Connector #1 Bridge and Lower Elderberry Creek Bridge removed for forest reclamation.

Halvor Lunden Trail

Halvor Lunden Trail is now open with the upgraded Halvor Lunden Bridge.

Trail closures

East Buntzen Lake Trail

  • Trail is now open with a new staircase connecting to Powerhouse Road at the north end of the trail.
  • The small trail section immediately north of the stairs is closed until further notice.

Reservoir Trail and parking lot

The BC Hydro Reservoir Trail and Reservoir Trail parking lot will be completely closed to public access until July 1, 2019 for Bridge replacement.

Reservoir Trail: Ruskin Dam to Hairsine Inlet

The Reservoir Trail is closed from Ruskin Dam to Hairsine Inlet. The floating bridge across Hairsine Inlet will remain closed while we investigate options to reconnect the trail.