Due to a wildfire burning in the area, the Duffy Lake Rec Site, Trails and Camping are CLOSED.
We ask that all members refrain from riding in or entering the area to help preserve the site and trails. Conditions are tinder dry at the moment.
Once Duffy Lake Rec Site is open again, there is a fire ban in place, effective at noon (Pacific time) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
Campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia.
The following activities are also prohibited: the use of sky lanterns, fireworks, burn barrels or burn cages, binary exploding targets, tiki and similar kinds of torches, chimineas, air curtain burners, and outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) or Underwriter Laboratories of Canada (ULC) rating.
Anyone found in contravention of an open burning prohibition may be issued a violation ticket for $1,150, receive a penalty of up to $10,000 or be fined up to $100,000 and/or sentenced to one year in jail.
If the contravention causes or contributes to a wildfire, the person responsible may be ordered to pay all firefighting and associated costs.
For more information, read the news release here: http://ow.ly/V7aO50Fksx7