Update Sept 2,2017 4PM MST

CROWN LAND CLOSURE UPDATE (details may change as more info comes available):

All trails, lands and backcountry on Crown Land are officially closed for public use. READ NOTICE

Elk River - new update today states river users can access the Elk River ONLY via Highway boat launches between Sparwood and Elko (Fernie is in between). These public boat launch locations would include: Olson's Pit, Hosmer, Fernie (Dogwood), Morrissey and Elko. Floating from the North Fernie bridge to Dogwood Boat Launch is allowed.

This notice doesn't relate to private land, municipal land. However, many owners have and may follow suit. See below for details.

Canwell Land (Jemi Fibre) confirmed closure of all their land and the trails associated.