British Columbia Highway 6

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Regional Director strictness:

  • Central Kootenay
  • North Okanagan

The Highway 6 in British Columbia is an extension of Washington State Route 31, The Highway and south of Salmo on the border with the United States and ends on Highway 97 in Vernon, he has a total length of 373 km.


The Nelway Border Station forms the transition to the Washington State Route 31 ends and the Highway 6 begins. It runs in a northerly direction and thrusts about ten kilometers on Highway 3, the Crowsnest Highway. To the north, now there is a parallel award to both Highway designations, this is for the next 14 km. In Salmo, the Highways separate again. Highway 3 follows to the west, Highway 6 leads north. Along the Salmo River, the route to Nelson. From the north-east is Highway 3A, there is again a double award. The road follows 21 km southwest to Crescent Valley, she follows the valley of the Kootenay River. In Crescent Valley leaves the route for Kootenay River and follows the valley of the Slocan River to the north. In the Slocan Highway encounters the Slocan Lake, on the east bank he runs along the entire length. At Hills of the lake ends, the Highway leads to the northwest by Nakusp. There Highway 23 Coming from the north opens a. Highway 6 has now arrived on the Columbia River and follow it on now 59 km south to Fauquier. To continue the route, the river must be crossed. This is done via a ferry that is like all domestic ferries in British Columbia charged. Needles In the continuation of the route takes place, the highway now leads again to the northwest through the Monashee Mountains. From Cherryville Highway runs west. He leads over Lumby and then ends after 135 km in Vernon as flowing into the Highway 97