British Columbia Highway 20

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Regional Director strictness:

  • Cariboo
  • Central Coast

The Highway 20 in British Columbia has its beginning in Williams Lake and covers a distance of 456 km to Bella Coola, the. On a fjord, the North Bentinck Arm on the west coast of Canada is located


The highway begins in Williams Lake to the west of the lake of the same name as a branch of the Highway 97 He leads first to the southwest into the valley of the Fraser River and crosses these 24 km after the start of the highway. After another 10 km you will reach a junction, from the going out of a side road to the north. From there you get to about 500 m to the Williams Lake LORAN -C Tower, a transmitter for marine navigation. Past few smaller places you succeeded after Alexis Creek.

The next section of the highway runs west along Redstone and Chilanko Forks to Tatla Lake, which is located at the west end of the lake. However, the highway changes its direction to the north- west, from Anahim Lake back to the west. The road crosses the South Tweedsmuir Park Provinicial. At the end of the park, the highway enters the valley of the Bella Coola River, which follows the route to their end. The highway itself ends west of Bella Coola, there is a ferry port, from where one can travel north to Port Hardy in the south or up to Prince Rupert.