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British Columbia #28 Highway Guide

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Junction of Highway #19, 19a
City of Campbell River, BC. West to village of Gold River, BC, Muchalat Inlet, BC; community of Tahsis, BC. South to Namaino, BC, Victoria, BC. North to Port Hardy, BC, ferries to Prince Rupert, BC, Bella Coola, BC. - NOTE: For highway travel via British Columbia Highway #19 - See - Milebymile.com Road Map Highway Travel Guide BC Highway #19 - City of Nanaimo, BC to city of Campbell River, BC for highway driving directions. -- For highway travel south via British Columbia Highway #19 - City of Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC for highway driving directions. -- NOTE: For highway travel south via British Columbia Highway #19a - 'The Oceanside Route Scenic Drive' - City of Campbell River, BC to city of Nanaimo, BC for highway driving directions.

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Elk Falls Provincial Park
South side of highway. The park has 122 vehicle-accessible campsites. About 25 sites are on the border of the Quinsam River. The rest of the sites are situated in a second-growth forest. The entrance to the Quinsam Campground is on the west side of the Quinsam Bridge. Campsites may be reserved. There are also sites on a first-come, first-served basis.
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2.8
View from Highway
Driving west.
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4.8
Elk Falls Provincial Park
Elk Falls day-use areas picnic area. North side of highway.
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6.0
Parkside Campground
South of highway.
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14.5
Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway, gravel.
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14.9
Point of Interest
Echo Lake, BC.
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16.4
Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway, paved, no services.
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19.0
Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway, gravel, no services.
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Roadside Highway Turnout - Viewpoint
View of Snakehead Lake. Paved
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Roadside HighwayTurnout
South side of highway, large gravel turnout. No services.
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27.8
View from highway
Driving west.
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29.4
Strathcona Dam Recreation Area - B. C. Hydro
Access north side of highway. Strathcona Dam Recreation Area is located at the southern end of Upper Campbell Lake Reservoir in the shadows of Strathcona Dam. It is easily accessible from Highway 28, and is only 30 km southwest of Campbell River. Look for the Strathcona Dam Recreation Area sign indicating the turnoff on the highway. Follow the signs along the forest service road for 4 km.
18.5
29.8
View from highway
Driving west.
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34.0
Point of Interest
Campbell Lake, BC, north side of highway.
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35.1
View from highway
Driving west.
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36.5
Viewpoint - Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway
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36.7
Viewpoint - Roadside highway turnout
North side of highway.
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37.1
Viewpoint - Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway
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Viewpoint - Roadside highway turnout
North side of highway
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39.9
View from highway
Driving west.
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40.4
Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway, paved.
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41.8
Strathcona Park Lodge, BC
North side of highway
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46.2
View from highway
Driving west.
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Strathcona Provincial Park - (Elk Portal )
North side of highway. Rest area, day park, picnic tables, toilets.
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Junction of road access
Access to communities of Buttle Lake, Westmin
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Point of Interest - Photo- View from highway bridge
Crossing Buttle Narrows, BC.
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49.0
Strathcona Provincial Park - Driftwood Bay - Group Campground
Access from highway.
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Strathcona Provincial Park - Buttle Lake Campground
Buttle Lake campground offers 85 vehicle accessible campsites set in a second-growth Douglas fir forest. Buttle Lake has a developed sandy beach; some sites are located right on the lakeshore. Campsite reservations are accepted and first-come, first-served sites are also available
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50.4
View from highway
Driving west.
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57.0
Provincial - Rest Area - Roadside Highway Turnout
North side of highway. Picnic tables, toilets. Access to boat launch site.
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63.0
View from highway
Driving west.
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Strathcona Lady Falls, BC - Viewpoint
South side of highway. Access to hiking trail
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Strathcona Provincial Park - Elk River Campground - View Point
North side of highway.
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68.5
Point of Interest
Crossing the Elk River, BC.
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View from highway
Driving west.
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Strathcona Provincial Park - Elk River - Hiking Trail
South side of highway. Elk River: Length, 11 km. Suggested time, 5 hours. Elevation change: 600 metres. Trail starts at Highway 28 and follows the generally moderate Elk River Valley for 10 km before turning up to Landslide Lake
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Strathcona Provincial Park - Crest Mountain
Access to hiking trail. Crest Mountain: Length, 5 km. Suggested time, 4 hours. Elevation change: 1,250 metres. Trail starts at Highway 28. Excellent views above 1,300 metres.
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Strathcona Provincial Park - Crest Mountain
Access to Crest Mountain. South side of highway
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Roadside Highway Turnout
With information sign.
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Strathcona Provincial Park Craig Mountain- Crest Creek Crags
Rock Climbing area. Crest Creek Crags offers more than 150 climbing routes for various skill levels. Crest Creek Crags is accessed via Hwy 28
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Access to Rock Climbing Area
South side of highway
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Roadside Highway Turnout
South side of highway, gravel turnout.
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Herber River.
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86.7
Roadside Highway Turnout
Gravel turnout
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Community of Gold River, BC
All services. Attractions in and around Gold River, BC. - M.V. Uchuck III. - Tahsis Lions Club Great Walk - The Upana Cave System.
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Visitor Information Center
North side of highway. Washrooms, R V Pumpout with water, washrooms. Great Staff, he really knew the area. Milebymile staff were impressed
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Junction of Roadway ( The Tree to Sea Drive The Road to Adventure )
West to Village of Tahsis, BC, 64 kms gravel road (2002). Tahsis has something for everyone who wants to experience an outdoor adventure on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC, such as a Vancouver Island fishing charter, a sea kayaking tour, or hiking Nootka Trail, BC. Experience Tahsis with a leisurely historical walking tour of the town or, for the more adventurous, extreme kayaking and surfing on the wild west coast of Nootka Island and Kyuquot Sound.
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88.8
Tree to Sea Drive
Photo taken from Gold River Information Centre
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Rest Area
East side of highway, picnic tables toilets. Access to Peppercorn hiking trail
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90.0
Point of Interest
Crossing the Gold River,BC; photo from bridge.
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Services at highway
South side of highway
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92.7
Roadside Highway Turnout - with lookout
East side of highway
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Gold River Lions Campground, BC
East side of highway.
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96.5
Roadside Highway Turnout - Viewpoint with information sign
South side of highway, gravel turnout.
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96.8
Roadside Highway Turnout - Viewpoint
South side of highway
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Roadside Highway Turnout - Viewpoint
East side of highway, gravel turnout with garbage stand
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View from highway
Driving west
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Start / Finish of Highway # 28

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102.8
Looking South towards Mathlee Bay, BC

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Looking west at Muchalat, BC; Inlet towards the Pacific Ocean.
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