Provincial Parks in the West Kootenay open this week.

Arrow Lakes (Shelter Bay) opened  May 1,

McDonald Creek opened  May 1

Summit Lake and Rosebery May 5

Blanket Creek, May 12

Martha Creek May 5.

Reservations at these parks begin on May 18. Up to that date, everything is first come, first served. Remember that a reservation for any provincial park must be made at least 2 days in advance.

More information can be found at

Reserve a site at or 1-800-826-6850 ($5 surcharge applies).