British Columbia Highway 95

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Regional Director strictness:

  • Central Kootenay
  • East Kootenay
  • Columbia - Shuswap

As an extension of U.S. Highway 95, the British Columbia Highway 95 leads in British Columbia over a length of 329 km from the border between Canada and the U.S. at Kingsgate to Golden.


The highway has its beginning at the boundary between Eastport, Idaho, and Kingsgate. It is the northern continuation of U.S. Highways 95 It leads to a length of eleven kilometers along the valley of the Moyie River, until he meets in Curzon on Highway 3. Over a length of 72 km is done, a common route to northeast along the Moyie River and Moyie Lake. At the end of the lake, the route continues north to the town of Cranbrook. There branches on the northern edge of the city to the north- west Highway 95A, while Highway 3/95 continues to the northeast. Six kilometers after this crossing Highway 3 separates again from Highway 95 at the historic Fort Steele. Highway 3 then leads together with Highway 93 to the east. The latter leads together with Highway 95 to the north along the Kootenay River. The river is crossed north of Ta Ta Creek and Wasa, just across the bridge and rejoins Highway 95A to Highway 95 The River Canal Flats is to further followed, there leaves the route the valley northwest. The highway runs along the west bank of the Columbia Lakes to Fairmont Hot Springs. The route runs north to Windermere Lake, the communities Windermere and Invermere lie on its banks. In the following city Radium Hot Springs to Highway 95 and 93, which leads to the north- east to the Rocky Mountains divide again. Highway 95 follows the Columbia River to the north-west and passes through the towns of Edgewater, Brisco, Spillimacheen, Harrogate, Castledale, Parson, McMurdo and Nicholson. The so-called Columbia Wetlands are traversed. In the Golden Highway meets with Highway 1, ends by Highway 95