British Columbia Highway 97
John Hart Highway
|Length||2,081 km (1,293 mi)|
|South end||US 97 at the Canada–United States border near Osoyoos|
| Hwy 3 in Osoyoos|
Hwy 3A in Kaleden
Hwy 97C in Peachland
Hwy 33 in Kelowna
Hwy 6 in Vernon
Hwy 97A in Spallumcheen
Hwy 1 (TCH) in Monte Creek
Hwy 5 in Kamloops
Hwy 1 (TCH) in Cache Creek
Hwy 99 near Cache Creek
Hwy 24 in 93 Mile House
Hwy 20 in Williams Lake
Hwy 26 in Quesnel
Hwy 16 (TCH) in Prince George
Hwy 29 in Chetwynd
Hwy 2 in Dawson Creek
Hwy 29 in Charlie Lake
Hwy 77 near Fort Nelson
|North end||Hwy 1 at the Yukon border|
|Districts||Summerland, Peachland, Lake Country, 100 Mile House, Chetwynd, Taylor|
|Major cities||Penticton, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Vernon, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Quesnel, Prince George, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John|
|Towns||Osoyoos, Oliver, Cache Creek, Fort Nelson|
|British Columbia provincial highways
British Columbia Highway 97 is a provincial highway in British Columbia, Canada. It is 2,081 kilometers (1,293 miles) long. It runs from the Canada/United States border near Osoyoos to the British Columbia/Yukon border near Watson Lake, Yukon. It is the longest provincial highway in Canada. The highway is a continuation of U.S. Route 97, from which it gets its name.
The highway has several names, depending on which part of British Columbia it passes through. For example, the 269 kilometer (167 mile) part between the U.S. border and the town of Cache Creek is called the "Okanagan Highway", named after the Okanagan region of British Columbia.
References[change | change source]
- "Major Highways". Northern Development Initiative Trust. 2002. Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
- "Scenic highway through interior British Columbia". TripAdvisor LLC. Retrieved 19 October 2014.