Cave Park Covid-19 Update

(updated Nov. 15, 2020)

NOTE: ALL CAVE ACCESS IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to the recent rise in Covid-19 cases in BC and heightened concerns regarding transmission risk, Horne Lake Caves Park is shutting down the guided tour program and Visitor Centre until further notice.  Park trails will remain open.

If you planning a visit to the park, you must abide by the Cave Park Covid-19 Protocols.

Visitor Centre & Self-Guided Caving are now CLOSED

Cave Park Covid-19 Protocols

For General Park Visitors

 

  • NOTE: ALL CAVE ACCESS IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Do not enter park if you feel ill or have any symptoms such as fever, coughs or sore throat, have travelled outside the county in past 14 days or have been in contact with anyone having Covid-19 symptoms or diagnosis
  • BE SELF-SUFFICIENT – bring your own hand sanitizer and personal protection (PPE)
  • Park Visitor Centre and Self-Guided Cave access will remain CLOSED until further notice
  • Maintain physical distance of min. 2m. from other visitors and park staff
  • Sanitize Hands frequently, especially before and after using Park Facilities or removing PPE
  • consider a guided tour to access the caves properly
For Access to Caves :

 

  • NOTE: ALL CAVE ACCESS IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • must be led by a park guide to access caves
  • Max. 7 cavers per group
  • Must reserve in advance and agree to follow Covid-19 protocols
  • you will be pre-screened for health risk prior to the tour departure, including taking your temperature using a touchless thermometer
  • at each cave entrance, cavers will put on a mask and use hand sanitizer before and after accessing the caves
  • Tour participants must maintain min. 2m. physical distance from guide

 Working together we can continue sharing this outstanding natural experience.

We are very pleased with the demand we are seeing from local residents and thank them for supporting Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Our Guiding Principles

Horne Lake Caves is about outdoor adventure – learning and seeing nature with new eyes. It’s about our staff, who openly welcome and share their knowledge and experience.

Horne Lake Caves is about wilderness preservation, low-impact philosophies and practices, and making the most of our wilderness heritage.

Horne Lake Caves provides confidence-building experiences and programs that are designed to encourage teamwork in a supportive environment.

We will conduct ourselves ethically and with integrity. We show respect for others in our words and actions. We act in the spirit of community and co-operation. We respect and protect our natural environment. We strive for personal growth, continual learning, and adventure.

Horne Lake Caves and Outdoor Centre’s theme of respecting yourself, others, and the environment promotes a positive environment for all park visitors.