UPDATE: Park was reopened after about two hours.
Golden Ears provincial park in Maple Ridge was closed temporarily late Sunday morning (Aug. 2) due to what RCMP are calling a ‘medical incident.”
Fern crescent 1 km north of the provincial gate is closed north and south bound lanes due to medical incident. No vehicles are allowed in the area and will be turned around. Expect delays. pic.twitter.com/rByxLNfy4b
— Ridge Meadows RCMP (@RidgeRCMP) August 2, 2020
Fern Crescent, one km north of the provincial gate is closed in both north and south bound lanes and no vehicles are being allowed in the area and will be turned around.
Due to an emergency situation, all access to #GoldenEars Park is CLOSED until further notice. This includes access with day-use passes. We will update as soon as the park re-opens. @CKNW @GlobalBC @NEWS1130Traffic @City_tv @CBCVancouver @CTVVancouver
— Alouette Parks (@AlouetteParks) August 2, 2020
More details as they become available.
Record numbers have been heading to Golden Ears, one of B.C.’s largest and busiest provincial parks, since it reopened.