The majority of the parks in the Williams Lake area are unsafe, according to the Cariboo Fire Centre.

The majority of the parks in the Williams Lake area are unsafe, according to the Cariboo Fire Centre.

Most of River Valley area is now closed to all recreational users

River Valley and most parks closed for recreational users due to wildfires

  • Aug. 2, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Due to extreme fire ratings and wildfires in the area, the entire River Valley area is now closed to all recreational users.

This includes the areas within city limits and all areas outside of city limits right to the Fraser River. The Cariboo Fire Centre is asking that no one enter this area under any circumstances.

In addition, all city parks and trails are closed for recreational purposes with the exception of Boitanio Park and Kiwanis Park.

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