Please note that trail closures are set by land managers, not by the FVMBA
Regarding COVID-19, we ask all trail users to please follow the directives of the Public Health Authority, practicing safe distancing while on trail, recreating within your local community, and only with members of your own household. For additional information, please see the FVMBA Trail Use Recommendations.
Recreation Sites & Trails BC (RSTBC)
For full details if specific sites and facilities are are open or closed, please refer to the RST website for alerts, closures, and warnings.
For full details for specific park areas throughout BC, please refer directly to the BC Parks COVID-19 response. Note that some parks now have a day use reservation system in place, including Golden Ears.
Vedder Mountain & Tamihi
No present closures.
No present closures.
Mr Uppity (Lower) Closed: There is a bear that has made a den for the winter just off the trail. Please let it sleep in peace. Trail is signed as closed. Check here for more information on sharing the trails with wildlife.
Soft Taco Closed: Multiple sections of the trail have washed out and several bridges are in need of repair. Trail is closed until repairs can be completed.
Lost Oakleys Closed: Bridge washout, mudslides, and risk of headwall slipping. Very hazardous conditions and has been closed by the City of Abbotsford.
Heritage Trail Network
No present closures
Red Mountain & Bear Mountain
August 15, 2022 – May 31, 2023: BC Hydro is installing a microwave tower near the trail heads for Arduum & Mastadon. Construction will impact access to the main Red Mountain FSR as well as both trails. Road closures are anticipated.Trail users are asked to adhere to all traffic signs & flaggers. Work will take place Monday – Saturday, 5 AM to 6 PM
No current closures.
February, 2021: Recreation Sites and Trails has posted “Trail Closed” signs on Heckyl and Jeckyl and Cheap Swill as these trails presently violate the FVMBAs agreement with the Province. The FVMBA is working with the builders and RST to correct the violations and to establish Cheap Swill as authorized. The “Trail Closed” signs will remain in place until all violations are corrected. We ask all users to respect the closures, thank you.