Peace River Portage Program

Keeping boaters safe

Beginning in fall 2020, BC Hydro is rerouting a short section of the Peace River during construction of the Site C project. This will result in permanent closures on the Peace and Moberly Rivers beginning June 15, 2020.

boats on river bank

What to expect

  • Debris management systems placed across the Peace and Moberly rivers
  • Restricted areas will be marked with signage and beacons
  • In-river construction works at the dam site

Portage program

To move boaters around the construction area, we have set up a seasonal portage program to transport non-motorized vessels (up to 20') by road past the dam.

The program operates between the Halfway River boat launch and the Peace Island Park boat launch from June 15 to September 15.

Call for portage reservations seven days in advance

Reservations are required seven days in advance of pickup by calling 1 877 217 0777 (ext. 1) and leaving a detailed voicemail.

  • Portage reservations: 1 877 217 0777 (ext. 1)

River closures and portage locations
Click the map to view the details of the river closures and portage locations.

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