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Highway 97
Okanagan Highway
Cariboo Highway
John Hart Highway
Alaska Highway
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Route information
Length: 2,081 km (1,293 mi)
Existed: 1953 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 97 at the United States border near Osoyoos
  BC 3 in Osoyoos
BC 3A in Kaleden
BC 97C in Peachland
BC 33 in Kelowna
BC 6 in Vernon
BC 97A in Spallumcheen
BC 1 in Monte Creek
BC 5 in Kamloops
BC 1 in Cache Creek
BC 99 near Cache Creek
BC 24 in 93 Mile House
BC 20 in Williams Lake
BC 26 in Quesnel
BC 16 in Prince George
BC 2 in Dawson Creek
North end: Hwy 1 at the Yukon border
Location
Major cities: Osoyoos
Oliver
Okanagan Falls
Penticton
West Kelowna
Kelowna
Lake Country
Vernon
Kamloops
Cache Creek
Williams Lake
Quesnel
Prince George
Dawson Creek
Fort St. John
Fort Nelson
Highway system

British Columbia provincial highways

← CAN 95A CAN 97A →

British Columbia Highway 97 is a provincial highway in British Columbia, Canada. It is 2,081 kilometers (1,293 miles) long. The highway is a continuation of U.S. Route 97, from which it gets its name.

The highway has several names, depending on which part of British Columbia it passes through. For example, the 269 kilometer (167 mile) part between the U.S. border and the town of Cache Creek is called the "Okanagan Highway", named after the Okanagan region of British Columbia.

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