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Full reopening of Knox Mountain Drive, with one exception

FILE PHOTO- The first lookout on Knox Mountain Drive.
Image Credit: ourbc.com
September 08, 2016 - 1:11 PM

KELOWNA - Recent rain and cooler temperatures have reduced the fire hazard on Knox Mountain.

As a result, Knox Mountain Drive will fully open this morning, with the exception of Sunday, Sept. 11, when the road will be closed until 2 p.m. to accommodate the School of Hard Knox cycling race.

Knox Mountain Drive is open to vehicles 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and noon to 9 p.m. on Sundays. Knox Mountain Park is open daily between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.

Residents and visitors are reminded that campfires and barbecues are not permitted in City parks, with the exception of barbecues on beaches. Smoking is also prohibited in all parks and public spaces.

For information on City parks and beaches, visit the City of Kelowna online.

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