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British Columbia #97 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
0.0
0.0
Start of the Alaska Highway
From the traffic circle in Dawson Creek, B.C. head north on highway 97
1.1
1.7
Intersection of highways 97 north and 97 south

9.6
15.5
Farmington Fairways
Golf-9 holes with grass greens and a clubhouse. There is also a full service campground with full hook-ups for R.V.'s
11.0
17.7
Roadside Turnout
Located on the west side of the road as you are travelling north.
11.4
18.3
Roadside Turnout
Located on the east side of the road as you are travelling north
13.8
22.2
Intersection of highway 97 north and Mason Road

15.7
25.3
Farmington B.C. unincorporated
Services include fuel and a small store. Located on the left side of the highway
16.2
26.0
Kaskatinaw Provincial Park
Camping 50 vehicle access wilderness sites, 11 walk in sites
17.2
27.7
Old Alaska Highway historic route
Turn right off the highway to enter a 10 km. loop of the old Alaska Highway. This detour features a very unique 'curved' bridge.
20.1
32.3
Steep Hill
6% grade; caution as there is a sharp curve at the bottom of the hill.
20.9
33.6
Bridge
Spanning the Kiskatinaw River
21.0
33.8
Rest area
Located on the righthand side of the highway
24.3
39.1
Turn off to the 'Old Alaska Highway
Approximately 20kms. of the old Alaska Highway
30.4
49.0
Top of Taylor Hill
CAUTION: 'Extreme Grades for the next 5 Kms. There is rest stop at the top of the hill where there is a mandatory brake check for any vehicles over 4500 kg. The next 5 kilometres are very steep and very winding.
30.6
49.3
Point of Information
Crossing Jottahamma creek
33.9
54.5
Taylor Landing
Bottom of Taylor Hill. Boat Launch and Peace Island Park located on the Peace River.
34.2
55.0
Metal Deck Bridge over the Peace River
Caution should be exercised when travelling in winter, rain, or on motorcycle.
35.1
56.5
Town of Taylor, B.C.
All services including a very nice golf course-The Lone Wolf Golf and Country Club
40.2
64.7
Turn off to Fort St. John Regional Airport
Features regular scheduled flights by regional airlines-Peace Air, B.C. Air, etc
43.4
69.9
Intersection
Turn-off to Rose Prairie
43.7
70.4
Pete's R.V. and Camping
Full Sevice and all hook-ups
44.7
72.0
Fort St. John, B.C.
A small modern city with all the ammenities and services.
49.5
79.7
Beatton Provincial Park
Enjoy full hook-ups, boating, fishing cross-country skiing etc.
49.7
80.0
Town of Charlie Lake, B.C.
All Services
50.7
81.6
B & B

51.6
83.0
Ron's R.V. Park on the Lake
Located on Charlie Lake. Very large facility with all amminities
53.8
86.6
Charlie Lake Provincial Park
Full service overnight camping and day use area. Golf Course.
71.8
115.5
Shephards Inn
Hotel, fuel, restaraunt, campground. Very good food.
72.7
117.0
Mile 73 Cafe
Small Cafe( good food ) fuel. Turn off to Buick Creek and the Wargen Road.(primarily oilfield and agriculture.)
79.2
127.5
Rest Area

94.5
152.0
Crystal Springs Ranch
Turn west for 52 kms. Offers accomodations etc.
100.7
162.0
Wonowon, B.C.
The name is derived from the fact that the town is located at mile 101 of the historic Alaska Highway. Offers fuel, two small hotels and two restaurants.
114.3
184.0
Road side turnout
located on the east side of the highway
124.3
200.0
Steep Hill
Caution-steephill with sharp curves. Entrance to Jedney Oilfiel so watch for large trucks turning.
140.7
226.5
Pink Mountain Provincial Park B.C.
Accomodations, fuel, and campsite with hook-ups available.
140.7
226.5
Pink Mountain, B.C.
Accomodations, fuel, and campsite with hook-ups available. Entering a high elevation road so caution should be used during fall, winter, and spring travel.
144.5
232.5
Sportsman Inn
Accomodations, restaurant, and R.V. park.
144.8
233.0
Mae's Kitchen
Clean Hotel rooms and excellent food
145.2
233.6
Beatton River
Watch for moose and other widlife in the highway.
156.6
252.0
Sikkanni Chief Hill
Road side turnout and a mandatory break check for vehicles over 4500 kg. CAUTION: Extreme grades and very sharp curves for the next 4.5 kilometres.
159.5
256.6
Sikkanni Chief B.C.
R.V. park and access to the Sikkanni river.
173.4
279.0
Buckinghorse River, B.C.
Campground on the right side of the highway; restauant; and Buckinghorse Lodge. Fuel services available
182.7
294.0
Roadside turnout
'Watch for Caribou on the Highway'
198.8
320.0
Roadside Turnout
Entering Fort Nelson Forest District.
222.5
358.0
Bougie Creek Bridge

227.4
366.0
Prophet River, B.C.
Campground, Gas Station. No services for next 100 kilometres.
233.6
376.0
Roadside turnout

236.1
380.0
Point of Information
Crossing Yamerak Creek
261.6
421.0
Roadside turnout

266.0
428.0
Andy Bailey Provincial Park
Campground, boating, day camping. Turn right off the highway for 12 kilometres.
273.4
440.0
Muskwa Hieghts, B.C.
Camping, fuel services, etc.
277.8
447.0
Entrance to Helmut Oilfield
One of the largest gas and oil fields in northern Canada.
282.1
454.0
Fort Nelson , B.C.
All Services