Pay parking and enforcement will be in effect at pay parking lots.
Signs at Vancouver beaches will inform swimmers that they will be entering waters at their own risk.
Regional parks and two regional greenways saw almost 12 million visitors in 2019.
The City of Vancouver is taking further steps to prevent people from gathering at West Side beaches.
Many outdoor enthusiasts are laser-focused on the two-metre (six-feet) rule, ignoring other equally important aspects of physical and social distancing.
Due to ongoing lack of public compliance, the park board is taking further measures to ensure the safety of visitors.
B.C. Parks reported increased attendance and a lack of compliance with health advisories about social distancing.
Vehicle access to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas will close tonight.
If you still plan to go for a hike, combining trail etiquette and social-distancing protocols with a healthy dose of common sense is the way to go.
Unfortunately, the message of social distancing has not been heeded by everyone in Metro Vancouver.
B.C. announced a temporary closure of all camping in provincial parks today while still allowing trail use and day hikes.
Others have remained open—for now—including Grouse Mountain, Big White, Sun Peaks, Mt. Seymour, and Mt. Washington.