How to Get to Nakusp, B.C., Canada
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How to Get to Nakusp, BC, Canada
Kootenays, British Columbia

Highway 6 Entrance to Nakusp Highway Rest Area

Directions & Distance Chart To Nakusp B.C., Canada

Road Travel:

Vancouver, B.C., Canada: From Vancouver, BC travel along Hwy #1 to the highway junction in the community of Hope, B.C. At the highway junction there are three highway routes leading into the interior of BC. Hwy #3, Hwy #97 and Hwy #5. Best route involves traveling north from Hope on Highway #5 to Kamloops. From Kamloops travel Hwy #1 east to Shuswap Lake and then to Revelstoke. From Revelstoke travel south on Highway 23 to the Shelter Bay-Galena Bay ferry which crosses Upper Arrow Lake. From Galena Bay travel south on Highway 23 to Nakusp, BC.

Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Travel Hwy #1 Hwy west to Banff National Park and then continue to the provincial border of British Columbia. Continue driving west on Hwy #1 to the community of Golden, BC and then to the Glacier National Park and then eventually ending up in Revelstoke, BC. From Revelstoke travel south on Highway 23 to the Shelter Bay-Galena Bay ferry which crosses Upper Arrow Lake. From Galena Bay travel south on Highway 23 to Nakusp, BC.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Travel Hwy #16 from Alberta to Jasper National Park and Mt. Robson Provincial Park. Continue driving the mountain highway to the junction of Hwy #1 and Hwy #5. Take Hwy #5 south to the community of Kamloops. From Kamloops travel Hwy #1 east to Shuswap Lake and then to the community of Revelstoke. From Revelstoke travel south on Highway 23 to the Shelter Bay-Galena Bay ferry which crosses Upper Arrow Lake. From Galena Bay travel south on Highway 23 to Nakusp, BC.

Spokane Washington, U.S.A: From Spokane, Washington travel Highway #90 east to Dalton Gardens, Idaho. From Dalton continue north on Highway #95 to Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry and then to the Canada/USA Border. Cross the border and drive towards Yahk, BC, Canada. In Yahk travel west on Highway #3 to Creston and then north to Balfour and the lake ferry. From Balfour travel north on Highway #31 to Kaslo. Highway #31A continues to New Denver where you jump onto Highway 6 which takes you to Nakusp.

Nakusp Distance Chart
Golden, BC, Canada 245 Kms 152 Mi.
Cranbrook BC, Canada 317 Kms 197 Mi.
Nelson, BC, Canada 147 Kms 91 Mi.
Revelstoke, BC, Canada 97 Kms 60 Mi.
Salmon Arm, BC, Canada 199 Kms 125 Mi.
Radium Hot Springs, BC, Canada 350 Kms 217 Mi.
Vernon, BC, Canada 192 Kms 119 Mi.
Kelowna, BC, Canada 238 Kms 148 Mi.
Kamloops, BC, Canada 308 Kms 191 Mi.
Prince George, BC, Canada 832 Kms 517 Mi.
Victoria, BC, Canada 800 Kms 497 Mi.
Vancouver, BC, Canada 762 Kms 473 Mi.
Whistler, BC, Canada 882 Kms 548 Mi.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada 507 Kms 315 Mi.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 802 Kms 498 Mi
Seattle, Washington, USA 793 Kms 493 Mi.

By Air:

The Nakusp Airport has a paved runway extending 3000 feet long catering to recreational, private and charter aircraft.

By Ferry:

Near the community of Fauquier, BC, (located south of Nakusp) is the Needles Ferry Terminal. The cable ferry transports vehicles and pedestrians across the Lower Arrow Lake reconnecting to Highway #6.

Nearby Communities

Revelstoke < North < Nakusp > East > Kaslo

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