For information about Hwy 93 South (closures or cautions): check Drive BC and Alberta 511

Parks Canada is currently managing three lightning-ignited wildfires in Kootenay, Yoho and Banff national parks. None of these fires currently pose a risk to local communities. The safety of the public, our crews, infrastructure and neighbouring lands is Parks Canada’s top priority. Road closures, area closures and evacuation orders are in place.


Information updates
Area closures and advisories:
Quick facts

Location: Kootenay National Park

Size (approx): 3 600 hectares


  • 12 helicopters
  • 9 pieces of heavy equipment
  • 150 personnel
Air quality reports

Provincial governments are responsible for air quality reports. For more information about air quality and air quality advisories:

Road reports

For the most current information about road closures, alternate routes and more check: