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Crowsnest Highway: Osoyoos to Castlegar

Why Travel from Osoyoos to Castlegar?

This 249 km (3 hours) stretch of the Crowsnest Highway #3 passes through rugged and scenic parts of southern British Columbia. This route passes through many mountain, ski, or forestry towns close to the Canada-US border.

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Osoyoos Area

Crowsnest Route #3 of the Trans Canada Highway in BC

Heading east from Highway 97, you pass through Osoyoos’ main tourist street, with accommodation, dining, and retail, which as it approaches Lake Osoyoos turns into a causeway over the lake. As you climb up the east side of the lake, you pass the Nk’Mip Winery, owned by the Osoyoos First Nation (they also own a golf course and an RV Park there, too).

Osoyoos Lookout

Heading east from Osoyoos, Highway 3 snakes around as it navigates very rugged terrain. You climb to Anarchist Summit 1236 m (4055 ft) with the Anarchist Protected Area north of the highway. Then you climb to Osoyoos Lookout on the westbound side, and a few kilometres further (23 km from Osoyoos) a rest area with picnic tables eastbound, and a rest area /brake check area westbound, another 1.5 km east is a Striding Sasquatch Statue. The highway then begins to drop elevation a bit.

Kettle River

At Rock Creek, the highway follows the eastward path of the Kettle River (and the Kettle River Recreation Area is just to the north of town). Then it passed the town of Greenwood and the Phoenix Mountain Ski Area, before heading north and then back south to Grand Forks just north of the Canada-USA border.

 

Nancy Green Summit

The highway heads east to the town are resort community of Christina Lake, before it heads north past Gladstone Provincial Park, and past Nancy Green Provincial Park where the highway climbs over Nancy Green Summit (Blueberry Pass) 1575 m (5167 ft) and to continues to Castlegar, where it crosses the Columbia River.

Castlegar Area

Castlegar is a good pitstop on this stretch of the Crowsnest Highway. To the NE of Castlegar is the hippy town of Nelson which lies on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake and has stunning views of the Kokanee Glacier to the north of town. Kaslo is also nearby, and if the highway is ever blocked by avalanche, there is a year-round ferry on the Lake that crosses to just north of Creston.To the south of Castlegar are the towns of Trail and Rossland, known for the Red Mountain Ski Resort (home of Olympic skier Nancy Green).

Elevation Map of Crowsnest Route: Osoyoos- Castlegar

Elevation Chart for itinerary for Crowsnest #3 Osoyoos - Castlegar
Elevation Chart for itinerary for Crowsnest #3 Osoyoos - Castlegar

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Osoyoos to Castlegar (Crowsnest Highway) Route Map

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0 Junction of British Columbia Highway # 97 293
Visitor Information at highway. North to Penticton, BC and Kelowna, BC. South to Oroville Washington and US/Canada Border.
1 Town of Osoyoos, BC business area 281
Several hotels, restaurants and retail along Highway 3 in Osoyoos. Attractions in and around Osoyoos, BC: Osoyoos Museum, Mount Kobau Trails, Lake Osoyoos, Nk’Mip Desert & Heritage Centre, Spotted Lake. There are many Wineries in the Osoyoos area most offer tours and wine tastings.
2 approaching the lakefront 277
Super 8 by Wyndham Osoyoos, Plaza Royale Motor Inn, Avalon Inn, Watermark Beach Resort..
2 Bridge over Osoyoos Lake 280
Veterans Memorial Park on W site The Osoyoos Memorial Fountain on E side. Several lakefront hotels on N side of highway, Pioneer walkway on S side.
3 Lakeshore Drive (to S) 281
Paradise Park RV Resort (to W)access to Casa Del Mila Oro Resort
4 45 Street (to N) 306
Petro Canada station, and access to Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre, Nk’Mip Cellars Winery, Nk’Mip Campground, Spirit Ridge Resort (al 2 km to N)
4 62 Avenue 307
several fruit stands along highway
4 82 Ave (to E) 320
White Horse B&B (to W). Adega on 45th Estate Winery, and Moon Curser Vineyards
6 82nd Avenue, 21 Street (to W) 525
3 Roadside highway turnout with information sign 683
11 Anarchist Mountain Lookout (for WB traffic) 728
Roadside highway turnout with viewpoint. View of Osoyoos’ sandspit, which was used by Indian trails and the Dewdney Trail to get prospectors and miners to the eastern gold fields
11 Osoyoos Lookout (EB traffic) 747
Roadside highway turnout Rest Area with viewpoint, with historical interest marker. The roadway west of this point drops 1300ft (400m) down to the town of Osoyoos
13 Observatory Rd (to N) 837
Access to The Newton Observatory Bed and Breakfast
14 Chapman Rd (to W) 900
access to Spirit Lodge
15 Runaway Lane 906
for WB trucker traffic
15 Longjoe Rd (to N) 965
Access to Okanagan RV Centre
16 Grizzly Rd (to W) 937
17 Black Tail Rd (to SW) 1024
18 Mule Deer Dr (to SE) 1047
18 Runaway Lane 966
Large gravel turnout for WB trucker traffic
19 Bullmoose Rd 1072
16 Roadside highway turnout 1074
large paved Break Check turnout WB and large Rest Area for EB
20 Brake Check Area 1133
North side of highway for WB traffic
21 Sasquatch Trail (to N) 1120
22 Wapiti Way (to N) and Caribou Cres (to S) 1095
23 Gravel Pit access Rd 1095
Both sides of highway
24 Ravenhill Rd (to NO) and Nine Mile Place (to S) 1077
access to Owls Roost Private Cabins (1 km S)
25 Sidley Mountain Rd (to N) and access to Arosa Ranch Rd (to S) 1238
Nuessli Mountain B&B, Little Lake to the south. Arosa Ranch Wedding Venue and RV Park to S.
27 Summit RV Resort (to N) 1258
28 Wagonwheel Rd (to N) 1258
29 Rest Area on S side 1224
some picnic tables, toilets
29 Access to RV Park and Bed and Breakfast 1038
South side of highway
37 Bridesville Townsite Rd. West end of Bridesville, BC 1029
No services
38 Bridesville Townsite Rd. East end of Bridesville, BC 910
No services
40 Canyon Rd (to N) 922
Mt Baldy Ski Area, 19 km N of highway
41 Canyon Rd (to N) 913
42 Johnstone Rd (to N) 924
44 Johnstone Creek Rd W (to N) 904
45 Access to Johnstone Creek Provincial Park 897
0.5 km S of highway. 38 hectares of mature Douglas fir, larch and spruce trees that provide habitat for woodpeckers and other cavity nesting bird species. camping in a forested creek side setting with 16 vehicle-accessible campsites open from May 21 to Sept 15 (or first snowfall)
46 Johnson Creek Rd E (to N) 839
Conkle Lake BC Provincial Park, (25 km N of highway). Secluded highland lake with a mixed forest of western larch, lodgepole pine, willow and black alder, and 34 vehicle-accessible campsites. Open from May 21 to Sept 7
47 Hulme Creek Rd (to N) 724
49 Hairpin Curve 647
The roadway drops 800ft (250m) from the plateau west of Rock Creek to the town
51 Rock Creek Cutoff Rd (to NE) 614
direct access to/from Highway #33
52 Junction of highway # 33 (Kelowna -Rock Creek Highway) 609
North to Beaverdale, BC, Big White Ski Area, Kelowna, BC. North to Kettle Valley Provincial Park (5 km). On S side of Highway is Husky station, an motel, restaurant and Rock Creek Visitor Centre
53 Jubilee St (to N) 607
Community of Rock Creek, BC. Several gas stations, some accommodation/ Attractions in Rock Creek, BC: Kettle River, Rock Creek & District Fall Fair, Sky High Blues Festival
53 606
highway runs adjacent to Kettle River to the east
53 Bridesville Rd (to SW) 600
54 Madge Rd (to S) Eek Rd west access(to N) 613
55 Eek Rd east access (to N) 611
56 Kettle Valley Rd S (to N) 611
bridge to N side of Kettle River
59 Kettle valley Rd E (to N) 596
59 595
Paradise on the River Cabin Retreat, Kettle River RV Park, Kettle Valley Golf Club. and Kettle Valley Villas and RVs,
61 Cenotaph Rd 600
access to riverside park and Kettle Camp Out
61 Kettle River Bridge 597
also crosses the Kettle Valley Rail Trail on the east bank
61 Bubar Rd (to N) 597
access to Kettle Valley Rail Trail
62 Ingram Mountain Rd (to N) 589
65 Truck Weigh Scale 582
South side of the highway
66 West Midway Access 580
access to the Vaagen First Canada lumber yard. the KVR rail trail runs to the north side of highway to the east
70 Cleghorn St 580
west access to community of Midway
71 Ninth Ave 9to S) 609
east access to community of Midway
63 Roadside highway turnout 629
South side of the highway
65 Roadside highway turnout 580
South side of the highway
71 Midway – Kettle Valley Railway Museum 581
Mile Zero on the Kettle Valley Railway. the building contains the museum. Built in 1900 by the C.P.R.
71 Access to campground & R V Park 599
71 Community of Midway. BC – ‘Heart of the Kettle Valley’ 617
Access to Canada / United States border crossing. Midway is named being the midway point between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Town attractions: Kamigochi House, Delisle House, Kettle River Inn, Kettle River Museum, Entwined Trees
73 Norwegian Creek Rd (to S) 672
76 Kerr Creek Rd (to N) 685
77 Boundary Creek Campground (to S) 710
81 Boundary Creek Provincial Park (to NW) 749
Located on Boundary Creek, BC just west of Anaconda. 18 campsites, one of which is a double. Camping without services from Sept 7 to the first snowfall. Not suitable for large RVs.
83 1st Street 748
Night Sky Campground
83 Butte Ave 747
84 west access to Greenwood 762
Greenwood, BC, the smallest city in Canada. Incorporated in 1897, Greenwood was the hub of gold mining exploration in the Boundary Country. Mining history with heritage buildings and industrial ruins, and a Japanese-Canadian WWII internment camp. Attractions: Greenwood Museum, Restored heritage buildings, Lotzkar Park, Jewel Lake Provincial Park, Phoenix Ski Hill, Wilgress Lake.
85 Greenwood St 786
access to Phoenix Ski Hill (18 km SE of town)
85 756
Greenwood RV Park, Greenwood City Campground, Greenwood Visitors Centre
87 Gowrie Street 764
Greenwood East/North access (westbound: Welcome to Greenwood sign)
87 KVR rail trail passes under highway 764
Tunnel of Flags attraction
89 Boundary Creek Rd (to N) 1002
access to Little Fork Ranch, and Jewel Lake Provincial Park, 15 km N of highway. Facilities 26 vehicle accessible campsites, including 3 double sites. Open May 21 to Sept 15. The campground remains open until Oct 10.
101 Wilgress Lake Rest Area 1013
East side of highway, gravel turnout
103 Eholt Summit 986
106 Phoenix Road 799
access to Phoenix Mountain Ski Hill, 8 km W of highway. Snowboarding, night skiing, cross country, day lodge. Season: December to early April
117 Gibbs Creek Rd (to W), Danshin Village Road (to E) 681
118 private drive 666
Pioneer Organic Farm & Glamping, about .5 km to E
118 Sleepy Hollow Rd 583
Closest point of Highway #3 to the Canada- US border. About 150m (not a border crossing)
119 Hillview Rd N (to S) and Spencer Rd (to N) 566
121 Junction of highway # 41 535
South to community of Carson, Canada / United States border crossing. East of this point the highway runs adjacent to the Kettle River again.
123 Northfork Franklin Rd 529
124 27th Street 528
Grand Forks Inn, grocery and pharmacy stores
124 22nd Street 528
access to Boundary District Hospital, .5 km to N
124 19th Street 521
number of recreation facilities on both sides of highway (ballpark, aquatic center, arena, curling rink). #3 is also designated Central Avenue in Grand Forks
125 cross over Columbia and Western rail trail 529
125 16 Street 518
Western Traveller Inn, Night Inn, as well as gas and fast food
125 Boundary Drive 518
shopping on S side of highway
126 5th Street 518
west side of central business district, mostly south of #3, and Grand Forks Visitor Centre on SW corner. Attractions: Boundary Museum, Mountainview Doukhobor Museum, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Grand Forks Art Gallery.
127 Riverside Drive 513
east side of Grand Forks central business district, mostly south of #3
127 cross Granby River 516
Granby River flows into Kettle River about 300 m S of bridge
127 Riverside Motel , Johnny’s Motel 519
128 68th Ave and bridge over Kettle River 520
east access to and Grand Forks industrial area (S and W of Kettle River)
128 523
Kettleside RV Park, The Victorian Motel and RV Park, Riviera RV Park, all on SW side of highway, alongside the Kettle River
129 Nursery Rd (S of highway) 542
access to agriculture businesses
131 Whitehall Rd (to S of highway) 532
access to Country Hideaway campground, Alpine Taxidermy and Wildlife Museum
132 Collins Rd (to S) 544
access to Boothman’s Oxbow Provincial Park
135 Rest area on S side (for EB travellers) 512
South side of highway, large paved turnout
136 Gilpin Beach access (to S of highway) 519
137 Gilpin Grasslands Provincial Park (to N of highway) 515
no public access from highway
141 Roadside highway turnout with visitor information 513
North side of highway for WB travellers
143 Stewart Creek Rd (to N) 504
access to Columbia and Western Rail Trail and Cascade Trestle Parking Lot, to view Cascade Trestle Bridge over Kettle River (100 m S)
144 Junction: British Columbia #295 (to S) 512
access to Kootenay-Laurier Canada-USA border crossing, also Christina Lake Golf Club and Cascade Par 3 Golf Course
145 Thomson Rd (to N of highway) River Rd (to S) 514
Thomson Rd is West access to south short of Christina Lake. Cascade Cove RV Park and Campground on River Rd, toward the Kettle River
147 Swanson Rd (to SE of highway) and W Lake Dr (to NWS) 447
Lots of accommodation options along the south shore of Christina Lake, and Christina Lake Provincial Par. Attractions: The Trans Canada Trail, Dewdney Trai, Kettle Valley Rail Trail all merge at Christina Lake, Cascade Falls, Christina Lake Stained Glass Christina Lake Farmers’ Market, Christina Lake Fishing Derby.
148 Kimura Rd (to W) and Santa Rosa Rd (to E) 450
Christina Lake Welcome Center to W of highway, lots of services on E side of highway
148 Willow Beach Resort, Christina Lakeside Resort 459
Fuel and services along Highway
149 Setterland Rd (to E) 465
Schulli Resort and Smoochies Brewing to W
149 Kingsley Rd 455
many accommodation and tourist services options to W (along east shore of Christina Lake)
150 Cove Rd (to W) 475
access to may accommodation and boating options along east shore of Christina Lake. To the N (eastbound) the highway runs alongside Christina Lake for 4 km
154 E Lake Drive 495
access to Christina Lake Marina, Sunflower B&B. To the S, (westbound) the highway runs alongside Christina Lake for 4 km. Access to Gladstone Provincial Park via Texas Creek Rd (5 km from highway)
154 Christina Lake Viewpoint 576
on SE side of Highway (best access for WB travellers)
156 McRae Rd (to NW) 610
Access to Bayside Retreat
157 McRae Creek Rest Area 871
North side of highway (best for WB travellers)
165 paved pullout on EB side 949
167 paved pullout on EB side 1077
168 gravel pullout on EB side 1107
view of Paulson Bridge to east
170 Paulson Detour Road-west access 1076
access to Mount Gladstone (about 7 km due NW)
171 Road on NW side of highway 1166
171 pullout for EB traffic, viewpoint 1122
view of Valley to the south
172 Chain-up area for EB trucker traffic 1056
Unchain area for WB truckers
172 Paulson Bridge 1165
impressive rock cut to east of Bridge. With chain-link fencing to holdback any loose rocks from roadway
173 gravel pullout on WB side 1204
174 gravel pullout on WB side 1273
174 Paulson Detour Road-east access 1396
175 paved pullout on EB side 1426
176 sharp switchback turn 1465
177 gravel pullout on WB side 1493
178 Bonanza Creek Forest Service Rd (to S) 1497
182 small pullout on WB side 1498
188 Paulson Summit 1535
173 chain-up area for truckers 1469
and wide pull-out for WB traffic with views up and down valley
184 Living Forest Camp Site 1449
188 Paulson/Big Sheep Creek Rest Area 1448
N side of highway. Road to south side access to Paul Cross Country Recreation Site, and the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club
185 24 Mile Snowmobile Recreation Site 1311
parking are on N side of highway
188 Castlegar Nordic Ski Club (to S of Highway) 1279
193 Nancy Greene Lake 1280
just south of Highway, with rest area along EB side of highway
195 Junction Highway 3B (to S) 572
access to Nancy Greene Provincial Park (Just S of highway) and access to Red Mountain (25 km drive S of highway), and continuing to Rossland (29 km S) and Trail 42 km SE)
216 14 Ave, Castlegar 477
This hill drops 400ft (130m) down to Castlegar and the Columbia River
219 Highway 22 Junction
Downtown Castlegar 3 km to major grocery just to north (Safeway and NOFRILLS), and Canadian Tire just to S. Highway 22 South to communities of Trail, Warfield, Rossland (and continuing to a Canada-US border crossing (Paterson-Frontier) and adjacent King George VI Provincial Park.
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0 Highway 22 Junction 572
Downtown Castlegar 3 km to major grocery just to north (Safeway and NOFRILLS), and Canadian Tire just to S. Highway 22 South to communities of Trail, Warfield, Rossland (and continuing to a Canada-US border crossing (Paterson-Frontier) and adjacent King George VI Provincial Park.
3 14 Ave, Castlegar 1280
This hill drops 400ft (130m) down to Castlegar and the Columbia River
24 Junction Highway 3B (to S) 1279
access to Nancy Greene Provincial Park (Just S of highway) and access to Red Mountain (25 km drive S of highway), and continuing to Rossland (29 km S) and Trail 42 km SE)
26 Nancy Greene Lake 1449
just south of Highway, with rest area along EB side of highway
31 Paulson/Big Sheep Creek Rest Area 1311
N side of highway. Road to south side access to Paul Cross Country Recreation Site, and the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club
31 Castlegar Nordic Ski Club (to S of Highway) 1498
32 Paulson Summit 1448
34 24 Mile Snowmobile Recreation Site 1469
parking are on N side of highway
35 Living Forest Camp Site 1497
37 small pullout on WB side 1493
41 Bonanza Creek Forest Service Rd (to S) 1465
42 gravel pullout on WB side 1426
43 sharp switchback turn 1396
44 paved pullout on EB side 1273
45 Paulson Detour Road-east access 1204
46 gravel pullout on WB side 1165
46 gravel pullout on WB side 1535
46 1056
chain-up area for truckers, and wide pull-out for WB traffic with views up and down valley
47 Paulson Bridge 1122
impressive rock cut to east of Bridge. With chain-link fencing to holdback any loose rocks from roadway
47 Chain-up area for EB trucker traffic 1166
Unchain area for WB truckers
48 pullout for EB traffic, viewpoint 1076
view of Valley to the south
48 Road on NW side of highway 1107
49 Paulson Detour Road-west access 1077
access to Mount Gladstone (about 7 km due NW)
52 gravel pullout on EB side 949
view of Paulson Bridge to east
52 paved pullout on EB side 871
54 paved pullout on EB side 610
62 McRae Creek Rest Area 576
North side of highway (best for WB travellers)
63 McRae Rd (to NW) 495
Access to Bayside Retreat
65 Christina Lake Viewpoint 475
on SE side of Highway (best access for WB travellers)
65 E Lake Drive 455
access to Christina Lake Marina, Sunflower B&B. To the S, (westbound) the highway runs alongside Christina Lake for 4 km. Access to Gladstone Provincial Park via Texas Creek Rd (5 km from highway)
69 Cove Rd (to W) 465
access to may accommodation and boating options along east shore of Christina Lake. To the N (eastbound) the highway runs alongside Christina Lake for 4 km
70 Kingsley Rd 459
many accommodation and tourist services options to W (along east shore of Christina Lake )
71 Setterland Rd (to E) 450
Schulli Resort and Smoochies Brewing to W
71 Willow Beach Resort, Christina Lakeside Resort 447
Fuel and services along Highway
72 Kimura Rd (to W) and Santa Rosa Rd (to E) 514
Christina Lake Welcome Center to W of highway, lots of services on E side of highway
72 Swanson Rd (to SE of highway) and W Lake Dr (to NWS) 512
Lots of accommodation options along the south shore of Christina Lake , and Christina Lake Provincial Par. Attractions: The Trans Canada Trail, Dewdney Trai, Kettle Valley Rail Trail all merge at Christina Lake, Cascade Falls, Christina Lake Stained Glass Christina Lake Farmers’ Market, Christina Lake Fishing Derby.
74 Thomson Rd (to N of highway) River Rd (to S) 504
Thomson Rd is West access to south short of Christina Lake. Cascade Cove RV Park and Campground on River Rd, toward the Kettle River
75 Junction: British Columbia #295 (to S) 513
access to Kootenay-Laurier Canada-USA border crossing, also Christina Lake Gold Club and Cascade Par 3 Golf Course
76 Stewart Creek Rd (to N) 515
access to Columbia and Western Rail Trail and Cascade Trestle Parking Lot, to view Cascade Trestle Bridge over Kettle River (100 m S)
78 Roadside highway turnout with visitor information 519
North side of highway for WB travellers
82 Gilpin Grasslands Provincial Park (to N of highway) 512
no public access from highway
83 Gilpin Beach access (to S of highway) 544
84 Rest area on S side (for EB travellers) 532
South side of highway, large paved turnout
88 Collins Rd (to S) 542
access to Boothman’s Oxbow Provincial Park
88 Whitehall Rd (to S of highway) 523
access to Country Hideaway campground, Alpine Taxidermy and Wildlife Museum
90 Nursery Rd (S of highway) 520
access to agriculture businesses
91 519
Kettleside RV Park, The Victorian Motel and RV Park, Riviera RV Park, all on SW side of highway, alongside the Kettle River
92 68th Ave and bridge over Kettle River 516
east access to and Grand Forks industrial area (S and W of Kettle River)
92 Riverside Motel , Johnny’s Motel 513
92 cross Granby River 518
Granby River flows into Kettle River about 300 m S of bridge
93 Riverside Drive 518
east side of central business district, mostly south of #3
93 5th Street 518
west side of central business district, mostly south of #3, an Grand Forks Visitor Centre on SW corner. Attractions: Boundary Museum, Mountainview Doukhobor Museum, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Grand Forks Art Gallery.
94 Boundary Drive 529
shopping on S side of highway
94 16 Street 521
Western Traveller Inn, Night Inn, as well as gas and fast food
94 cross over Columbia and Western rail trail 529
95 27th Street 528
Grand Forks Inn, grocery and pharmacy stores
95 22nd Street 528
access to Boundary District Hospital, .5 km to N
95 19th Street 535
number of recreation facilities on both sides of highway (ballpark, aquatic center, arena, curling rink). #3 is also designated Central Avenue in Grand Forks
96 Northfork Franklin Rd 566
98 Junction of highway # 41 583
South to community of Carson, Canada / United States border crossing. East of this point the highway runs adjacent to the Kettle River again.
100 Hillview Rd N (to S) and Spencer Rd (to N) 666
101 Sleepy Hollow Rd 681
Closest point of Highway #3 to the Canada- US border. About 150m (not a border crossing)
101 private drive 799
Pioneer Organic Farm & Glamping, about .5 km to E
102 Gibbs Creek Rd (to W), Danshin Village Road (to E) 986
113 Phoenix Road 1013
access to Phoenix Mountain Ski Hill, 8 km W of highway. Snowboarding, night skiing, cross country, day lodge. Season: December to early April
116 Eholt Summit 1002
118 Wilgress Lake Rest Area 764
East side of highway, gravel turnout
130 Boundary Creek Rd (to N) 764
access to Little Fork Ranch, and Jewel Lake Provincial Park, 15 km N of highway. Facilities 26 vehicle accessible campsites, including 3 double sites. Open May 21 to Sept 15. The campground remains open until Oct 10.
132 KVR rail trail passes under highway 756
Tunnel of Flags attraction
133 Gowrie Street 762
Greenwood East/North access (westbound: Welcome to Greenwood sign)
135 Greenwood St 786
access to Phoenix Ski Hill (18 km SE of town)
135 747
Greenwood RV Park, Greenwood City Campground, Greenwood Visitors Centre
135 west access to Greenwood 748
Greenwood, BC, the smallest city in Canada. Incorporated in 1897, Greenwood was the hub of gold mining exploration in the Boundary Country. Mining history with heritage buildings and industrial ruins, and a Japanese-Canadian WWII internment camp. Attractions: Greenwood Museum, Restored heritage buildings, Lotzkar Park, Jewel Lake Provincial Park, Phoenix Ski Hill, Wilgress Lake.
136 Butte Ave 749
137 1st Street 710
Night Sky Campground
139 Boundary Creek Provincial Park (to NW) 685
Located on Boundary Creek, BC just west of Anaconda. 18 campsites, one of which is a double. Camping without services from Sept 7 to the first snowfall. Not suitable for large RVs.
142 Boundary Creek Campground (to S) 672
143 Kerr Creek Rd (to N) 617
146 Norwegian Creek Rd (to S) 580
148 Ninth Ave 9to S) 580
east access to community of Midway
148 Midway – Kettle Valley Railway Museum 599
Mile Zero on the Kettle Valley Railway. the building contains the museum. Built in 1900 by the C.P.R.
148 Community of Midway. BC – ‘Heart of the Kettle Valley’ 581
Access to Canada / United States border crossing. Midway is named being the midway point between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Town attractions: Kamigochi House, Delisle House, Kettle River Inn, Kettle River Museum, Entwined Trees
148 Access to campground & R V Park 580
149 Cleghorn St 582
west access to community of Midway
153 West Midway Access 589
access to the Vaagen First Canada lumber yard. the KVR rail trail runs to the north side of highway to the east
154 Truck Weigh Scale 629
South side of the highway
154 Roadside highway turnout 609
South side of the highway
156 Roadside highway turnout 597
South side of the highway
157 Ingram Mountain Rd (to N) 597
158 Bubar Rd (to N) 600
access to Kettle Valley Rail Trail
158 Kettle River Bridge 595
also crosses the Kettle Valley Rail Trail on the east bank
158 Cenotaph Rd 596
access to riverside park and Kettle Camp Out
160 611
Paradise on the River Cabin Retreat, Kettle River RV Park, Kettle Valley Golf Club. and Kettle Valley Villas and RVs
161 Kettle valley Rd E (to N) 611
163 Kettle Valley Rd S (to N) 613
bridge to N side of Kettle River
165 Eek Rd east access (to N) 600
165 Madge Rd (to S) Eek Rd west access(to N) 606
166 Bridesville Rd (to SW) 609
167 Jubilee St (to N) 607
Community of Rock Creek, BC. Several gas stations, some accommodation/ Attractions in Rock Creek, BC: Kettle River, Rock Creek & District Fall Fair, Sky High Blues Festival
167 614
highway runs adjacent to Kettle River to the east
168 Junction of highway # 33 (Kelowna -Rock Creek Highway) 647
North to Beaverdale, BC, Big White Ski Area, Kelowna, BC. North to Kettle Valley Provincial Park (5 km). On S side of Highway is Husky station, an motel, restaurant and Rock Creek Visitor Centre
168 Rock Creek Cutoff Rd (to NE) 724
direct access to/from Highway #33
170 Hairpin Curve 839
The roadway drops 800ft (250m) from the plateau west of Rock Creek to the town
172 Hulme Creek Rd (to N) 897
174 Johnson Creek Rd E (to N) 904
Conkle Lake BC Provincial Park, (25 km N of highway). Secluded highland lake with a mixed forest of western larch, lodgepole pine, willow and black alder, and 34 vehicle-accessible campsites. Open from May 21 to Sept 7
175 Access to Johnstone Creek Provincial Park 924
0.5 km S of highway. 38 hectares of mature Douglas fir, larch and spruce trees that provide habitat for woodpeckers and other cavity nesting bird species. camping in a forested creek side setting with 16 vehicle-accessible campsites open from May 21 to Sept 15 (or first snowfall)
175 Johnstone Creek Rd W (to N) 913
177 Johnstone Rd (to N) 922
179 Canyon Rd (to N) 910
179 Canyon Rd (to N) 1029
Mt Baldy Ski Area, 19 km N of highway
181 Bridesville Townsite Rd. East end of Bridesville, BC 1038
No services
182 Bridesville Townsite Rd. West end of Bridesville, BC 1224
No services
190 Access to RV Park and Bed and Breakfast 1258
South side of highway
191 Rest Area on S side 1258
some picnic tables, toilets
191 Wagonwheel Rd (to N) 1238
193 Summit RV Resort (to N) 1077
194 Sidley Mountain Rd (to N) and access to Arosa Ranch Rd (to S) 1095
Nuessli Mountain B&B, Little Lake to the south. Arosa Ranch Wedding Venue and RV Park to S.
195 Ravenhill Rd (to NO) and Nine Mile Place (to S) 1095
access to Owls Roost Private Cabins (1 km S)
196 Gravel Pit access Rd 1120
Both sides of highway
197 Wapiti Way (to N) and Caribou Cres (to S) 1133
198 Sasquatch Trail (to N) 1074
199 Brake Check Area 966
North side of highway for WB traffic
200 Bullmoose Rd 1047
201 Runaway Lane 1024
Large gravel turnout for WB trucker traffic
202 Mule Deer Dr (to SE) 937
202 Black Tail Rd (to SW) 1072
203 Roadside highway turnout 965
large paved Brake Check Area WB and large Rest Area for EB
203 Grizzly Rd (to W) 900
205 Runaway Lane 906
for WB trucker traffic
205 Longjoe Rd (to N) 837
Access to Okanagan RV Centre
206 Chapman Rd (to W) 747
access to Spirit Lodge
206 Observatory Rd (to N) 728
Access to The Newton Observatory Bed and Breakfast
208 Osoyoos Lookout (EB traffic) 683
Roadside highway turnout Rest Area with viewpoint, with historical interest marker. The roadway west of this point drops 1300ft (400m) down to the town of Osoyoos
208 Anarchist Mountain Lookout (for WB traffic) 320
Roadside highway turnout with viewpoint. View of Osoyoos’ sandspit, which was used by Indian trails and the Dewdney Trail to get prospectors and miners to the eastern gold fields
213 82nd Avenue, 21 Street (to W) 307
215 82 Ave (to E) 306
White Horse B&B (to W). Adega on 45th Estate Winery and Moon Curser Vineyards
215 62 Avenue 281
several fruit stands along highway
216 45 Street (to N) 525
Petro Canada station, and access to Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre, Nk’Mip Cellars Winery, Nk’Mip Campground, Spirit Ridge Resort (al 2 km to N)
216 Roadside highway turnout with information sign 280
216 Lakeshore Drive (to S) 277
Paradise Park RV Resort (to W)access to Casa Del Mila Oro Resort
217 Bridge over Osoyoos Lake 281
Veterans Memorial Park on W site The Osoyoos Memorial Fountain on E side. Several lakefront hotels on N side of highway, Pioneer walkway on S side.
218 approaching the lakefront 293
Super 8 by Wyndham Osoyoos, Plaza Royale Motor Inn, Avalon Inn, Watermark Beach Resort..
218 Town of Osoyoos, BC business area 307
Several hotels, restaurants and retail along Highway 3 in Osoyoos. Attractions in and around Osoyoos , BC: Osoyoos Museum, Mount Kobau Trails, Lake Osoyoos, Nk’Mip Desert & Heritage Centre, Spotted Lake. There are many Wineries in the Osoyoos area most offer tours and wine tastings.
219 Junction of British Columbia Highway # 97
Osoyoos Visitor Information at highway. North to Penticton, BC and Kelowna, BC. South to Oroville Washington and US/Canada Border.
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