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British Columbia #99 Highway Guide

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Sea to Sky Highway, BC Junction 99 & 97
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Highway sign to Lillooet, Pemberton, and Whistler, BC. Electric poles. Trees on small hill by the roadside. Blue skies.
South to Cache Creek, BC 11 km's. North to 100 mile house. West to Lillooet, BC, Whistler, BC, Squamish, BC, Vancouver, BC. The Sea to Sky Highway runs through the Coastal Mountain region of BC, from the coastal rain forest at Horseshoe Bay, through the communities of Squamish, BC Garibaldi Provincial Park, and the Resort Municipality of Whistler, BC. - NOTE: For highway travel via BC Highway #97 - See Road Map Highway Travel Guide Prince George, BC to Kamloops, BC for driving directions.

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Hat Creek Ranch, BC
Interesting ranch that served the transportation needs and way point for the Cariboo Gold Rush Wagon Trail. Interpreters in period clothing will guide you on a tour of the 1860s Roadhouse. The Ranch offers stagecoach rides along the historic 'Cariboo Waggon Road', gold panning, and more. Camping: RV sites (8 with electrical hook-ups). For non-RV travelers, tenting sites are available with washrooms, showers, fire pits and the Roadhouse Restaurant.
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Photo
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Straight highway. Trees on both sides. Distant view of mountains.
View of highway,#99 Driving west.
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Butterfly Store and Native Crafts
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Large Lime Mine
An active and very large lime mine. Worth stopping to see big trucks and heavy equipment extract lime.
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Marble Canyon Provincial Park, BC
A small, quiet campground, set between two small lakes, popular with fishermen and birders. There are 26 campsites at this park.
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Blue Sky Water Resort, BC
Access from highway. Blue Sky Water Resort is located on Pavilion Lake, BC. shaded camping sites with full or partial hookups.
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Photo view from highway
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: The blue waters of Pavilion Lake bring contrast to the yellow-colored trees in foreground.
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Photo
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Straight highway. To the left, hues of orange, yellow, and green grass & shrubs. Mountains in the background.
View from highway #99, driving west
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Photo view from highway
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Bales of hay lined up behind fence. Mountain in the background.
Farm Plateau, hay bales, river gorge.
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POint of interest
Downgrade of 15% into Lillooet, BC
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Distant view of highway by the mountainside to the left. Rock formation to the right.
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Tunnel with 45 degree corner
Driving west on BC highway #99
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Highway tunnel as seen from the road. Road signs indicate a curve ahead. Mountains in background.
View of highway tunnel, driving west on highway # 99
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view point enter from the east.

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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Lush blue mountains. Strip of highway to the left goes around the lake and proceeds north.
View from highway #99, driving west
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Lillooet, BC
Junction with highway 12.Founded as Mile 0 on the wagon road leading to the Cariboo and Barkerville gold fields, In 1860 Lillooet, BC was one of the largest cities west of Chicago, second only to San Francisco. Attractions in and around Lillooet, BC: The Old Suspension Bridge, built in 1913 and is a suspension bridge or steel cables and wood. - The Bridge of the 23 Camels - The Museum & Visitor Centre Picnic Site - The Mile '0' Cairn, Mile '0' marks 'The old Cariboo Road'. From this point in the early stage coach days, all road houses and stopping places from here to Barkerville, BC were known by their mileage from Lillooet. The Lillooet Jade Walk.
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Bridge: Single Lane
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Steep Road 13% Grade
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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View Point
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Single Lane Wood Bridge
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Straight highway flanked by trees on both sides; some with leaves turning yellow. Blue mountain & skies.
View from highway # 99 driving west
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Cotton Wood Creek Recreation Site
Access from highway
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Different colors of nature as seen from highway: yellow and green trees, blue-green mountain peak, and blue skies.
View from highway # 99 driving west
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Roger Creek Recreation Site

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Caoosh Creek Day Use Area, BC
Access from highway
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Highway Pull Out
Access from highway
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Duffey Lake

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Photo View from highway #99
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Duffey Lake, BC viewed from the highway. Trees in foreground. Mountains in the background.
Looking at Duffey Lake, BC
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Scenic Section of Highway
Very curvey and scenic section of Highway. Beautiful!
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Road sign to the right indicates curving highway. Trees on both sides. Mountains in the distance.
View of highway # 99 driving west
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Joffre Lakes Provincial Park Turn Off
Joffre Lakes Provincial Park is a wilderness area. There are no drive-in campsites at this park. Wilderness camping is permitted at Upper Joffre Lake, 5 km (3 miles) from the parking lot. Elevation of the Upper Lake is approximately 1600 metres. There are no facilities provided. There are no fees at this park. Open approximately June to October - user maintained. Check-out time is 11 a.m. Gates open 7 a.m., close at 11 p.m.
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15% Grade
Driving west on BC highway #99 'The Sea to Sky Highway'
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Lillooet Lake Lodge, BC
Electricity, outdoor toilets. Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, waterfalls. Creek-side tenting.
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Mt. Currie, BC
The Mount Currie, BC settlement and mountain were named after Scottish settler John Currie in 1885.
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Town of Pemberton, BC
Famous for its seed potatoes, Pemberton also hosts a wide variety of recreation activities including snowmobiling, horseback riding, skiing, golfing, hiking, rafting, jet boating, and gliding. Pemberton was named for Joseph Despard Pemberton, a surveyor-general for the Hudson's Bay Company in the 1850s. Attractions in and around Pemberton, BC: Pemberton Museum, offers history of the Pemberton area in a authentic log home.
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Nairn Falls Provincial Park
This park provides a good base camp for exploring Whistler, the Pemberton Valley or nearby Garibaldi Provincial Park. It is an excellent overnight stop before continuing onto the Duffey Lake Road or points north or south. The falls are 60 m high and a 1.5 km hiking trail will take you to the viewpoint. There are 94 campsites at this park. There is a small picnic facility at this park. There are wheelchair facilities at this park.
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Garibaldi Provincial Park
Garibaldi Park is a favorite destination of outdoor enthusiasts. The park offers a variety of hiking opportunities from lush meadows or see alpine flowers blooming. One can also hike for a few hours to a few days using map and compass. There are no drive-in campsites at this park. There are 196 wilderness/walk-in campsites at this park. One of the most beautiful places in BC.
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Photo - Welcome to Whistler, BC
Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Welcome marker to Whistler, BC stands behind a cluster of trees.
View from highway # 99 driving west. Whistler, BC is a resort town in the southern Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains. Whistler, BC; has over two million people visit annually, mainly for alpine skiing and mountain biking at Whistler-Blackcomb. During the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler, BC will host most of the alpine, nordic and sliding events. Whistler, BC has more than 200 marked trails, and an average annual snowfall of over 10 metres (33 feet)
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Whistler Village
Major tourist and recreation area. Some of the world's best skiing.
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Brandy wine Falls Provincial Park, BC
This park offers vehicle accessible campsites on a first-come, first-served basis - campsite reservations are not accepted. There are 15 sites. There are no pull-through or double sites available.
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Brew Creek Lodge, BC

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Black Tusk BC, Provincial Park
Access from highway
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Squamish Area Information Stop
Access from highway.
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Panorama of sunny skies, blue mountains, and yellow and green trees in foreground.
View from highway # 99 driving west
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Alice Lake Provincial Park, BC Turn Off
This park offers 108 vehicle accessible campsites. 82 of these sites can accommodate a large camper with trailer; 11 are medium sized sites; and 3 are small sites. There are 11 double sites. The campsite is set in forest cover and the sites are quite shaded. Sites are not on the lakeshore but are set back in the forest.
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Diamond Head, BC Provincial Park Turn Off
Access fron highway
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Community of Squamish, BC - Visitor Information Center
Access from highway. Squamish, BC, is located at the tip of Howe Sound. Attractions in and around Squamish, BC: West Coast Railway Heritage Park, has one of the largest collection of railway rolling stock and artifacts in Canada. - BC Museum of Mining designated as a National Historic Site, activities, displays and guided underground tours. - The Squamish Spit, The Spit is a long breakwater located at the mouth of the Squamish River, BC.
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Shannon Falls, BC Provincial Park Turn Off
Shannon Falls is composed of a series of cliffs, rising 335 meters above Highways 99, making it the third highest falls in the province. This park provides picnicking, hiking and access to the hiking trail in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park.
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Murren , BC, Provincial Park
(Ocean side)
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Location: British Columbia, Highway  #99. Description: Scenic view of Howe Sound, BC. Trees in forefront while mountain ranges serve as background.
View from highway#99, The Pacific Ocean, Howe Sound
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Copper Mine Museum
Town of Brittania, BC sits next to a small creek which is considered by some to be one of the top ten sources of toxic pollution in North America. The creek is pleasant to look at but dumps tons of copper into Howe Sound yearly.
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Porteau Cove BC, Provincial Park
Park Information. This park offers forty-four (44) vehicle accessible campsites, five (5) of which are double sites and two (2) are pull-through sites. There are also sixteen (16) walk-in campsites.
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View Point Pull Out

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Village of Lion's Bay, BC
Access frp highway.
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West Vancouver, BC City Limits
West Vancouver, is located on the south-facing slopes of the BC; Coast Mountains on the North Shore of Burrard Inlet, BC. West Vancouver, is known for its sandy beaches, seaside walks, marinas, hiking trails, ski area. Attractions in and around West Vancouver: WinterSong Festival, The Festival features professional and emerging talent of all ages - Annual Pipes by the Sea, features band music from the Vancouver Police Pipe Band, Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Pipe Band, JP Fell Pipe Band, Calgary Fire Department Pipe Band, and the West Vancouver Youth Band. - Annual Harmony Arts Festival, features programs, events and concerts along the West Vancouver's waterfront. - Festival of Lights - Carol Ships & Bonfires.
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Horseshoe Bay Ferries Terminal
Horseshoe Bay Ferries  Terminal
Ticket sales for vehicles and walk-on passengers will end ten minutes before the scheduled sailing time.
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Junction of Highway 99 and Trans Canada Highway 1
#99 Joins with the Trans Canada Highway #1. North to Squamish, BC, Whistler, BC, Lillooet, BC, Cache Creek, BC. South to Vancouver, BC. Attractions in and around Vancouver BC: - The 2010 Winter Olympics will be held in Vancouver and nearby Whistler - The Vancouver Art Gallery, has over 9000 works of art. - Fringe Festival, an annual alternative theater festival - International Film Festival, The festival shows both Canadian and international films. - The Vancouver Maritime Museum, is features the maritime history of Vancouver, British Columbia, and the Canadian Arctic. - H. R. MacMillan Space Centre, is an astronomy museum. - The Museum of Anthropology, features Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations culture. - Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Over 240,000 people attend its live performances each year. - Vancouver Folk Music Festival, artists from all over the world and from all walks of life. - Vancouver International Jazz Festival, The Jazz Festival is the largest such festival in British Columbia. - Cypress Mountain, BC, Grouse Mountain, BC; and Mount Seymour, BC; ski areas.
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Junction of Highway #99 and Trans Canada Highway #1
NOTE: For highway travel east via 'The Trans Canada Highway' - See Road Map Highway #1 Travel Guide Horseshoe Bay Terminal to Vancouver, BC and Kamloops, BC for driving directions. -e

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