Fire Bans and Road Closure Updates

Fire Bans and Road Closure Updates

Location: CHDA

Updated:  3:00pm, August 13th, 2018

** Please be sure to check back regularly to ensure you have up-to-date information. 

Cypress Hills Centre Block and West Block , SK – Effective Immediately:

There is a fire restriction for both the Centre and West Block of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, and Cypress Lake Rec Site.  All wood fires including campfires and fireplaces/woodstoves are prohibited.

Battle Creek Road through to the Alberta border and Hwy #271 to Fort Walsh remain open. The Conglomerate Cliffs Road all other hunting trail roads are closed to vehicle traffic. Campgrounds in West Block remain open. Hikers and Equestrians may continue to use the trails with caution. Horses with steel shoes must have them removed before venturing out.

Fort Walsh and Battle Creek Road remain OPEN.

Fire Ban is now in effect.

Please take extreme caution when working with power tools and equipment outdoors.

Grasslands National Park, SK – Currently under fire ban. Please call 1-877-345-2257 (West Block Visitor Centre) or 1-306-476-2018 (East Block Visitor Centre) for more information on road closures.

Town of Gull Lake, SK – No closures or bans

R.M. of Gull Lake, SK – Under complete fire ban

Town of Maple Creek, SK – Under complete fire ban

R.M. of Maple Creek, SK – Under complete fire ban

Village of Val Marie, SK – No closures or bans

Town of Leader, SK – No closures or bans