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BC Highway #5
South access to community of Tete Jaune Cache, BC. Tete Jaune Cache, British Columbia, named after fur trapper Pierre Hastination who was guiding for the Hudson's Bay Company in the 1800s. Pierre was nicknamed Tete Jaune because of his blonde hair. Yellow head. in French means,Tete Jaune. Hence Canada's Yellohead highway. NOTE: for highway travel east via the Trans Canada Highway (The Yellowhead Route) - See RV Road Map Highway Guide - Tete Jaune Cache, BC. highway #5 east to British Columbia/Alberta border - Jasper, Alberta, for driving directions - - For highway travel via BC Highway #5 (The Southern Yellowhead Route) See Highway map guide - Kamloops, BC (Trans Canada Highway) north to Highway #16, for driving directions.

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Tete Jaune Cache Road
South access to Tete Jaune Cache, BC
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32.8
Horsey Creek Road
North of highway.
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45.9
Dunster Station Road
North and South sides of highway. South to community of Dunster, BC. Dunster has one of the remaining, original and least altered, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway stations.
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64.0
Crossing the Holmes River, BC
Holmes River flows S W emptying into the British Columbia River Fraser River.
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Beaverview RV Park & Campground
South of highway. Beaverview RV Park & Campground. Facilities: Full service RV Park - 50 sites, electrical water, hookups, Flush Toilets, Internet, Showers, BBQ/Picnic area, laundry, pay phone, playground.
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Crossing BC Fraser River
British Columbia's Fraser River, the longest river in BC; flows from the Rocky Mountains, passing through greater Vancouver, BC then empties into the Strait of Georgia, BC; a distance of 1,375 km (870 mi). The Fraser River is the tenth longest river in Canada.
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McBride, BC
Established in 1913. Services available. Attractions: Valley Museum and Archives. The museum shows the history of McBride and area, located at 241 Dominion Street.
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Lamming Mills BC
North access to community of Lamming Mills, BC
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West Twin Provincial Park and Protected Area
Eastern Boundary. Walk-in/wilderness camping only in this park.
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112.0
Goat River Forest Service Road
South of highway. Access to Boulder Mountain, BC; hiking trail, located off the Goat River Forestry Road.
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West Twin Provincial Park and Protected Area, BC
Western boundary.
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West LaSalle Lake, BC
South of highway. Access to wilderness camping, 13 unserviced campsites, picnic tables, pit toilets, boat launching site, day use area.
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Dome Creek Road
Access to community of Dome Creek, BC, north of highway.
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Slim Creek, BC
West of this point is Slim Creek British Columbia Provincial Park. No services or facilities.
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Sugar Bowl Grizzly Bear Protected Area, BC
Eastern boundary. This park is set aside as a refuge for caribou and grizzly bear. The park offers back country walk in camping and hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing and hunting.
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Sugar Bowl Grizzly Bear Protected Area, BC
Eastern boundary. This park is set aside as a refuge for caribou and grizzly bear. The park offers back country walk in camping and hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing and hunting.
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Sugar Bowl Grizzly Bear Protected Area, BC
Western park boundary.
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Bowron Forest Road
Both sides of highway. North access to communities of Hansard, BC, McGregor, BC, Upper Fraser, BC.
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Purden Lake BC Provincial Park
North of highway. Facilities: 78 sites, 7 double units and 12 tent sites, water, toilets, playground, boat launch, A sani-station/dump $, Day use Picnic Area with 48 picnic tables, picnic shelter with a wood stove, Change houses by beach. Activities: Sandy swimming area, fishing, for rainbow trout and burbot, lakeside walking trails.
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Crossing Bowron River, BC
The river flows north to joining the British Columbia Fraser River.
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Road side highway turnout - Rest Area
Access to rest area, north side of highway.
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Upper Fraser Valley Road
North of highway. Access to communities of Ferndale, BC, Willo River, BC.
165.0
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Giscome Road
South side of highway. South access to Tabor Lake, BC; fishing for Rainbow Trout. There is a small car top boat launching site at the north end of the lake.Access to RV Park campgrounds.
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Old Cariboo Highway
South of highway. South to Prince George Airport.
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Bridge
Crossing BC Fraser River.
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Prince George, BC
Prince George is known as BC's northern capital. Located at the confluence of the BC, Fraser and BC, Nechako Rivers. Population 83,000 +. Attractions in Prince George - Fraser Fort George Regional Museum, paleontology exhibit, First Nations exhibit, galleries and exhibits, children's gallery and the Prince George Sports Hall of Fame. - Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum, features early railroad history the museum has one of the largest vintage rail collections in the province with vintage rail cars, locomotives and historical buildings. - The West of the Rockies Pro Rodeo, held annually in the fall. Prince George First Nation's Annual Traditional Pow Wow, held in the summer - The Prince George Exhibition (PGX) held in August. - The Prince George Farmers' Market, held each Saturday. - Prince George Northern Lights Winter Festival.
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20th Ave
East access to Fort George Park. Picnic park, Washrooms Playground and Spray Park Train rides.
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BC Highway # 97
British Columbia's Highway #97 south of Prince George is called the Cariboo Highway. North of Prince George it is called The John Hart Highway. NOTE: For highway travel south of Prince George, BC via highway #97 - See RV Highway Road Map - Prince George to Kamloops, BC; for driving directions. -- For highway travel north, of Prince George via BC highway #97 - See RV Road Map - Dawson Creek, BC to Prince George, BC for highway driving directions.

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Chikako River
The Chikako River, BC, flows into the Nechako River, BC then into the BC Fraser River.
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Norman Lake Road
South access to Berman Lake, BC. Access to Berman Lake British Columbia Regional Park. The park is a picnic park with no camping. Facilities: picnic tables, toilets, fire pits, change houses, canoe launch and a beach with a swimming area. Activities: Hiking, 3 km of trails, swimming, fishing for Rainbow trout.
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Tamarac Lake, BC
South of highway
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Loyd Drive
South access to Cluculz, Lake, BC. Cluculz is a large lake with access to resorts and camping.
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East Bay Road
South access to Cluculz Lake, BC, access to resorts camping grounds.
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Lund Road
South access to Cluculz Lake BC. Fishing for Lake trout, Rainbow trout, Whitefish, Kokanee
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Roadside Highway turnout
South of highway.
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Sob Lake Road
Access to Sob Lake south of highway camping.
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Sinkut Falls Road
North of highway
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Vanderhoof BC
The village of Vanderhoof BC is located in the British Columbia Nechako Valley, adjacent to the Nechako River, BC. Attraction in Vanderhoof - The Vanderhoof Heritage Museum, the museum features 11 historical buildings and depicts the early rural history of Vanderhoof and surrounding areas. - Ferland Children's Waterpark - Hooterville Hoot: annual car show, held in June - Nechako Valley Exhibition: the third weekend in August. - Access to, Riverside RV Park & Campground Facilities: 38 RV camping sites. 9 full hook up sites. Tenting areas are available. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Washrooms and showers.
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BC Highway #27
North access to Fort St. James, BC. Attractions in Fort St. James - Fort St. James National Historic Site, B.C. Fort St. James is a restored Hudsons Bay Company post on the southern shores of Stuart Lake. The fort displays the largest group of original wooden buildings representing the fur trade in Canada. The site has buildings dating to the 1880s with a period working small farm with animals. North access to Paarens Beach BC, Provincial Park Campground: Amenities; 36 RV/tenting sites 16 sites can be reserved. Water, picnic tables and fire rings, toilets. - day-use/picnic park area with picnic tables, playground, change house and picnic shelter. R.V. dump station. Activities: Hiking trails, swimming, Fishing for rainbow trout, lake char, and dolly varden ling cod and kokanee, there is a concrete boat launching site. - - Access to Sowchea Bay BC Provincial Park Campground - Facilities 30 vehicle accessible campsites. No day-use area at Sowchea Bay Provincial Park. This campsite area was once a Forest Service recreation site. - NOTE: For highway travel north via Highway #27 - See RV Road Map Highway Guide - Vanderhoof, BC to Fort St. James, BC for driving directions

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Ergen, BC
No Services
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Fort Fraser, BC
Fort Fraser, BC was established in 1806 as a North West Company fur trading post by the explorer Simon Fraser. Attractions - Fraser Lake Museum BC, located at the Visitor Information Center at nearby Fraser Lake. Access to a 24 hr gas/diesel station.
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Nechako River
Crossing British Columbia Nechako River. The river flows north past the community of Fort Fraser, east to Prince George, BC entering into the Fraser River.
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Beaumont BC Provincial Park
Access to Beaumont BC Provincial Park north of highway. Facilities: 49 RV/Tenting campsites, 16 of which can be reserved. Toilets, water, campfires, picnic tables, sani-Station/Dump $ - day-use picnic area. - Activities: The park is on the southeastern shores of Fraser Lake, BC. offers swimming, fishing for burbot, char, rainbow trout and kokanee, there is a concrete boat launch with parking area. - Hiking, self-guided interpretive trail. Playground area.
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Dry Williams Road
South access to Dry Williams Lake, BC
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Fraser Lake, BC
The village of Fraser Lake, BC is located on the south side of Fraser Lake, BC. Attractions in Fraser Lake, BC - Annual Mouse Mountain Days Festival, held during the first week of July. - Fraser Lake, Visitor information Center.
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Endako. BC
No services
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Augier Road
North to Co-Op Lake, BC, fishing for Brook Trout.
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Steams Subd. Road
South access to Crystal Lake, BC. Fishing for Rainbow trout, Brook trout.
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Tintagel, BC
No services.
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Highway #35
Village of Burns Lake, BC. Services. South access to communities of Francois, Lake, BC, Noralee, BC, by ferry to Southbank BC, Takysie, Lake, BC, Ootsa, BC. South access to Wistaria BC Provincial Park. Facilities: No camping, this park is a day picnic park, pit toilets, picnic tables, concrete boat launch. Activities, fishing, canoeing. Attractions in Burns Lake, BC - Burns Lake Museum, a former fur trade post has displays of historical artifacts of the area. Access to RV/campgrounds. Burns Lake has a municipal campground, has seven tenting sites on Burns Lake, there are other private campgrounds in the area. The community has a Visitor information Center.
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Decker Lake, BC
Access from highway.
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Wet'suwet'en Village, BC
North side of highway.
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Rose Lake, BC
South of highway.
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Broman Lake Road
North access to Broman Lake, BC
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Topley, BC
Access to Sunset Lake, BC. south of highway. Fishing for Rainbow Trout.
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Central Babine Lake Highway
North access to communities of Topley Landing, BC, Granisle, BC. North access via Babine Lake Road to Babine Lake BC, Provincial Day picnic park. Facilities, picnic tables, pit toilets, water.
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Wiley, BC
No services.
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Houston, BC
Houston, BC is known as "The Steelhead Capital". Houston is located at the confluence of the Morice and Bulkley Rivers, both world class Steelhead fishing rivers. Attractions in Houston - The world's largest fly fishing rod. -
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Morice River Road
South of highway
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Barrett Lake, BC
No sevices
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Barrett Station Road
West of highway
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Round Lake, BC
North of highway
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Round Lake Road
North access to Round Lake, BC.
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Tyhee Lake Road
North of highway.
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Telkwa, BC
Services. Access to Lodging. The village of Telkwa, BC, is known as the "Village Where The Rivers Meet". The Village is located on the banks of the BC, Bulkley, and BC, Telkwa Rivers. Access to RV/Tenting campsites. - Attractions in and around Telkwa, BC - Tyhee Lake BC Provincial Park Campgrounds. - Telkwa Annual Midsummer Music Festival, held in June. - Tyhee Lake Triathlon, held in June. - The Telkwa Museum.
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Telkwa High Road
North access to Tyhee Lake BC Provincial Park: Facilities: 59 RV/Tent campsites, 10 Reservable campsites, water, picnic tables toilets, fire pits, showers, boat launching site, RV dump station $. The park has a day use picnic area with 26 picnic tables, fire pits -- Activities: hiking, walking, there is a km hiking trail along the lake Tyhee. Picnicking, and nature viewing, swimming, with a 200m sandy beach, fishing for cutthroat of stocked rainbow trout.
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Viewmount Road
North access to Call Lake BC Provincial Day Park. no facilities. Activities: - Hiking and mountain biking are popular activities on the trails in Call Lake, fishing for brook trout in Call Lake, BC; canoeing or kayaking, horseback riding is permitted.
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Bulkley River, BC
Crossing the BC Bulkley River a major tributary of the British Columbia's Skeena River. The Bulkley river system is would renowned for its Steelhead fishing. The Bulkley River is 257 km in length.
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Smithers British Columbia
The town of Smithers, BC, has all services. Attractions in Smithers, BC - Smithers Bulkley Valley Museum, the museum features the very early history of the first nations and the pioneers who settled this area. There is a exhibit of fossils, explaining the prehistoric story of the British Columbia Bulkley valley. Displays of the early railroad history that helped settle this area. - Other events - Annual Festival of Nations, held in June - Smithers Street Festival, held on Main Street in June - Annual Smithers Midsummer Music Festival, held in June. - Tyhee Lake Triathlon, held in July.
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Slack Road
South access to the Smithers Golf and Country Club.
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Lake Kathlyn Road
Access to Lake Kathlyn, BC. Fishing for Cutthroat trout
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Moricetown, BC
Access from highway.
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New Hazelton, BC
Services available in New Hazelton.
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Churchill Road
Village of New Hazelton, BC. North access to communities of Hagwilget, BC, Two Mile, BC, Hazelton, BC, 'Ksan, BC, Glen Vowell, BC. - Attractions in and around New Hazelton. BC. - Hagwilget, BC, is home to The Hagwilget Suspension Bridge BC; a single lane bridge, one of North America's highest suspension bridges. The bridge passes over a canyon over British Columbia's Bulkley River. - 'Ksan, BC; offers a historical village and living museum of the Gitxsan people. This site is registered as a Canadian heritage site. The site is located at the confluence of the British Columbia's Skeena, and Bulkley Rivers - There are Seven restored tribal houses with carved totems poles on the banks of the Skeena and Bulkley Rivers. The area around New Hazelton is called 'The Totem Pole Capital of the World'.
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Omineca Ave
Village of South Hazelton, BC.
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Seeley Lake BC Provincial Park
Seeley Lake Park offers a small, sandy beach on the lake to visitors for day use and swimming. Picnic tables and toilets are available. Camping facilities: 20 Vehicle Accessible Campsites: water, toilets, picnic tables, campfire rings. There are no showers, RV Dump station, boat launching site. Activities: Hiking on a 500m walking trail along the Lake Seeley, BC. - Swimming - Wildlife-viewing platform - Canoe/Kayaking - Fishing for cutthroat trout and rainbow trout in Seeley Lake, BC.
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Camaby, BC
Noth of highway, no services.
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Gitsegukla River, BC
Crossing British Columbia's Gitsegukla River
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Kitseguecia, BC
Located at the confluence of the British Columbia's Gitsegukla and Skeena Rivers.
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View from highway
Driving west on the Trans Canada Highway 'The Yellowhead Route'.
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Highway #37
Services gas/diesel at north side of highway -- This highway is called British Columbia's Stewart-Cassiar Highway. - Highway #37 runs from the junction of Highway #16 'The Yellow Head Route', north route to the Yukon border, with access to Trail of the Totems, BC. - Spatsizi Plateau Provincial Wilderness Park, BC. - Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Wilderness Park - Mt. Edziza Provincial Park, BC. - Stikine River Provincial Recreation Area, BC. - and Atlin Provincial Park, BC. - highway #37 connects with The Alaska Highway.