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Alberta #40 Highway Guide

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0.0
3383 ft.
Junction Route 40
Southern end of Highway 40 East to community of Hinton, AB, 3 km, Edmonton, AB. West to Jasper National Park, Alberta.

2.9
4.7
3219 ft.
Athabasca River, Alberta
Bridge over the Athabasca River. Originating from the Columbia Glacier of the Columbia Icefields in Jasper National Park in Alberta. The river travels 1,231 km before emptying into Lake Athabasca.
3.4
5.5
3330 ft.
Old Entrance Bed 'n Breakfast Cabins, AB
Turn off west to the Old Entrance Bed'n Breakfast Cabins.
3.6
5.8
3399 ft.
Black Cat Guest Ranch & Bed and Breakfast, AB
Alberta's oldest, established in 1935, family owned and run guest ranch. smoke-free lodge features 16 cozy rooms all facing a fabulous view of the first range of the Rocky Mountains.
3.6
5.8
3399 ft.
Hinton, AB Entrance Airstrip
Home of the Hinton Flying Club and their annual Fly In.
4.7
7.5
3514 ft.
Entrance Ranch
Accommodation Cabins, Rooms in Main Lodge, Tee Pees, Tent Camping.
8.5
13.6
4390 ft.
Athabaska Look-out Nordic Centre, AB
Cross country skiing trails. Facilities: a rustic lodge, water and washroom facilities, and a gravel parking for camping area. 33 km of trails.
8.8
14.1
4341 ft.
William A. Switzer Alberta Provincial Park
Camp near scenic lakes; enjoy the evening interpretive programs at the amphitheater; explore the park's five interconnected lakes by canoe. The park contains: 5 campgrounds (Jarvis Lake, Cache, Graveyard/Halfway and Gregg Lake), 2 group campgrounds and 3 day use areas. Gregg Lake campground facilities: 124 basic sites, 40 sites with electricity, showers, fire pits, boat launch, telephone, playground area, RV sewer dump station, fishing. - Cache campgrounds facilities: 14 rustic camping sites, water, fire pits, play area. - Halfway Campground facilities: 10 rustic random camping sites, fire pits, horseshoe pitch, fishing. - Graveyard Campground Facilities: 8 rustic random camping sites, fire pits, horseshoe pitch, fishing. Jarvis Lake Campground Facilities: 24 sites on Jarvis Lake, fire pits, water, telephone, beach, horseshoe pitch, playground, fishing, boat dock. Group Use Campgrounds - Pine Bay campground facilities: 10 tent pads and 10 unit R.V. parking area, fire pits, camp shelter, water. - Beaver Ranch campground facilities: a small open area accommodating up to 10 units, water, fire pits.
13.1
21.1
3852 ft.
Blue Lake Adventure Lodge, AB
This is a full service facility with wheel chair accessibility.
16.3
26.3
3881 ft.
Gregg Lake Campground, AB
Full service campground
22.4
36.0
4032 ft.
Point of information
Crossing the Wild Hay River, AB.
25.0
40.2
4393 ft.
Rock Creek Campground, AB
This facility is 32km's west off highway
46.9
75.5
4557 ft.
Highway 40 Wild Life Sanctuary
You are entering the sanctuary. Abundant wildlife; moose, deer, bear.
62.6
100.8
4190 ft.
Pierre Lakes Campground, AB
Camp Hide-a-way. This is a group facility and is 3.2km west off highway
64.9
104.5
4035 ft.
Hamlet of Muskeg, AB
No services ,except telephone (Telus booth) Roadside turnout at north end of hamlet with point of interest.
72.1
116.1
3734 ft.
Point of Information
Crossing the Muskeg River, Alberta. Muskeg River is a tributary to the Alberta, Athabasca River.
73.0
117.5
3737 ft.
Mason Creek, AB Recreation Area
Day use only.
73.6
118.5
3855 ft.
Grande Cache, AB Airport
Charter Flights only.
78.7
126.6
3648 ft.
Hamlet of Susa Creek, AB
No services.
82.0
132.0
3760 ft.
U-Bar Trail Rides, AB
Horse back riding.
82.3
132.4
3737 ft.
Grande Cache Lake Recreation Area, AB
Day use only.
85.8
138.0
4160 ft.
Town of Grande Cache, AB
All services, Tourist Information, Access to Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre with history of the area through exhibits and displays. Picnic area outside of the Interpretive Centre. NOTE: No fuel services for 184km.
86.5
139.2
3960 ft.
Exit Town of Grande Cache, AB
Northern limits.
88.9
143.1
3166 ft.
Smoky River South Campground, AB
Tents, trailers, no hookups. Campground Facilities: 22 sites, RV access, water,Hand Pump, vault toilet wildlife & bird viewing. Day use sites. Hiking, Biking, Trail Rides, playground, horseshoe pit, boat launch canoe, kayak access, white water rafting, fishing.
90.7
145.9
3202 ft.
Wilmore Wilderness Park and Sulphur Gates Park, Alberta
This road is not maintained for winter travel. There are no developed facilities in Wilmore Wilderness Park. Visitors to Wilmore Wilderness Park must be fully prepared for wilderness travel.
91.2
146.8
3182 ft.
Beaver Dam Road
This is the entrance to several trails which welcome anglers,hikers,horse enthusiasts and motorized sports
94.6
152.3
3120 ft.
Mount Hamel and Twin Falls Trails, AB
Hiking, trail riding and motorized sports.
98.7
158.8
H.R.Milner Generating Station
This is a large electricity generating plant powered by coal which is mined from the surrounding area
106.9
172.1
Wanyandie Road turnoff

108.9
175.3
Provincial Campground
No hookups
112.7
181.3
Road side turnout

122.4
197.0
Forestry Campground
No hookups
137.1
220.6
Road side turnout

143.4
230.8
Forestry Campground
No hookups
155.8
250.7
Musreau Lake Campground
6km's east off highway(gravel road), boat launch, camping sites canoe and boat rentals day use area plus nature trails. Campground Facilities: 69 camp sites, fire pits, water, boat launch, vault toilets. Group Use Sites; Musreau Group A 15 sites. Facilities; water, fire pits, vault toilets,wood. - Musreau Group B Facilities; water, fire pits, vault toilets,wood.
159.8
257.2
Road side highway pullout
Brake check area.
161.3
259.5
Point of Information - Roadside highway turnout
Crossing Alberta Cutbank River. The Cutbank River is a major tributary of the Smoky River. Fishing for northern pike, walleye and bull trout.
183.1
294.6
Provincial Forestry Campground
no services
189.1
304.3
Ainsworth OSB Plant

194.1
312.4
Junction of highway 40 and secondary 666
To Grovedale, Two Lakes, and O'Brien Provincial Park (day use) and Night Hawk Ski Hill. O'Brien Provincial Park Facilities: Vault toilets, fire pit, access trail to the river.
194.2
312.5
Point of Information
Crossing The Wapiti River, Alberta. The Wapiti River is a major tributary of the Smoky River. Fishing for arctic grayling, bull trout, burbot, mountain whitefish, northern pike, walleye.
197.0
317.1
Entrance to Wapiti Nordic Centre
35+ kilometers of groomed Cross country ski trails.
197.2
317.4
Entrance to Camp Tamarac
Full service campground with full hookups, store
200.2
322.1
Grande Prairie Alberta - Junction of Highway #43
Southern city limits of Grande Prairie, Alberta.Attractions in Grande Prairie Alberta: The Grande Prairie Museum and Heritage Village located in Muskoseepi Park - Forbes Homestead Provincial Historic Site. West access to Saskatoon Island Alberta Provincial Park Campground. Campground Facilities: 103 camp sites, 55 electrical sites, washrooms, showers, water, fire pits, wood available, playground, boat launch, RV sewer dump, beach area. Access to British Columbia Highway #97 via Alberta Highway #43. NOTE For highway travel via BC Highway #97 - See Road Map RV Highway Travel Guide 'The Alaska Highway' - Dawson Creek, BC to Fort Nelson, BC for driving directions

200.2
322.1
Grande Prairie Alberta - Junction of Highway #43
Start/Finish of Highway Travel Guide -e