CVRD closes a number of parks and trails after record-breaking rainfall on Nov. 15. (File photo)

CVRD closes a number of parks and trails after record-breaking rainfall on Nov. 15. (File photo)

CVRD closes some parks and trails after record rainfall

Urges caution in those that remain open

The Cowichan Valley Regional District has implemented temporary and indefinite closures for a number of its parks and trails to ensure public safety after the record rainfall on Nov. 15.

The following sections of the Cowichan Valley Trail are closed until further notice:

• 7700 Cowichan Lake Road to 7750 Cowichan Lake Road

• Paldi Rd to Westwood Road

• Sherman Road Trailhead to Agira Road

• Mountain Road to Humes Road

• Kelvin Creek to Marshall Road

• Johnston Rd Trailhead to Drinkwater Road

• Stebbings Road Trailhead north to Shawnigan Creek

The following Community and Regional Parks are closed until further notice:

• Hollings Creek Park – Trail Access between Lilmac and Briarwood

• Inlet Drive Beach Access – Electoral Area A

• Cleasby Bike Park – Electoral Area C

• Lily Beach Community Park – Electoral Area F

• Nantree Community Park – Electoral Area I

• Sandy Pool Regional Park

Residents are urged to exercise extreme caution in parks that are open, as park conditions can change without notice, and may have environmental hazards present.

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