Welcome Campers to the Stave West Recreation Sites

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Campfire BanEffective at 8am on Wednesday, August 3, 2022,This prohibition will remain in effect until the order is rescinded.

PERMITTED During a fire ban:

Self Contained CSA-rated or ULC-rated cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes

Unaltered CSA or ULC approved Propane Fire Pits, so long as the height of the flame is less than 15 centimeters, unless otherwise determined by the Wildfire Regulations.

NOT PERMITTED During a fire ban:


NO Candles or Tiki Torches

The use of fireworks

The use of sky lanterns

The use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description

The use of binary exploding targets

The use of Chimineas

The use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a CSA or ULC rating

Briquettes are NOT allowed to be burned in our fire rings. They are only permitted in a portable, self contained CSA or ULC approved apparatus.

Please check the gov. website for updates regarding Fire Bans (our campgrounds/group sites are located in the Coastal District)https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status/fire-bans-and-restrictions

Report Violations

To report a wildfire, unattended campfire, or open burning violation, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone.

*Anyone found in contravention of an open-burning prohibition may be issued a violation ticket for $1,150, may be required to pay an administrative penalty of up to $10,000 or, if convicted in court, may 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.

Learn More. People can follow the latest wildfire news:

The free BC Wildfire Service public mobile app, available for Apple (iOS) and Android devices

Twitter: twitter.com/BCGovFireInfo

Facebook: facebook.com/BCForestFireInfo