British Columbia Highway 2

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Peace River

With a length of 42 km of Highway 2 is one of the shorter in British Columbia. He is the direct link from Dawson Creek Grande Prairie, Alberta. At the provincial border, the highway turns into Highway 43 the province of Alberta.


In Dawson Creek Highway 2 branches off from Highway 97. After about two kilometers Highway 49 branches off, which leads directly east to Alberta. Highway 2 leads in a south-easterly direction and binds the local Dawson Creek airport to the city. The route continues to Pouce Coupe. The last piece goes over Tom Lake to Tupper, the last village before the provincial border. In the local area of ​​Tupper Highway 52 leads from the southwest one coming. The numbering changes to the provincial border on Highway 43 and leads to Grande Prairie.

The numbering of the highway goes back to the historical numbering. Highway 2 was originally an extension of the Cariboo and the John Hart Highway, which are combined to meet with the Alaska Highway at Highway 97.


Along the highway, there are no special attractions. The former Sudeten Provincial Park south of Toms Lake was issued by BC Parks of the Toms Lake & District Recreation Commission, since then called the Park " Sudeten Heritage Park ".