BC: Douglas Lake Ranch closes campsites due to wildfire risk

MERRITT, British Columbia — Due to extremely dry conditions and potential wildfire risk, the Douglas Lake Ranch has closed its remote camping locations ahead of the August long weekend.

The closure applies to campsites on Big Sabin Lake, Little Sabin Lake, Crater Lake, yurts at Wasley Lake and campsites one to five on Alleyne Lake.

The remoteness of the campsites and lack of cell service coupled with the dry conditions created too great a wildfire risk to justify keeping the sites open, said Douglas Lake Ranch recreation manager Brent Gill.

Read the full story from Merritt Herald.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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