The Crowsnest is well connected with BC, Alberta and the USA.

The Crowsnest Highway 3 runs east from BC and west from Alberta and hugs the Canadian and US border in BC’s Thompson-Okanagan Region. It continues to Alberta through BC’s Kootenay Rockies region.

The western section between Hope and Christina Lake is 393 km (244 mi) and has a driving time of 4 1/2 hours. So give yourself plenty of time to discover this road trip corridor – you could spend days discovering all the things to do and see.

Relax your pace driving this two-lane highway which meanders along the US/Canada border. From Vancouver, head East to Hope and take the Crowsnest Highway 3 through the Similkameen Valley. Travel onwards to Osoyoos, crossing Route 97 (North/South) and enter Boundary Country.

From Calgary, AB, drive south on Hwy 2 and venture west on Hwy 3 to access Boundary Country from the East.

Plan your own Route with Drive BC or view the Vancouver to Christina Lake route.

Our Visitor Centres are located in Hope, Manning Park, Princeton, Hedley (seasonally), Keremeos, Osoyoos, Greenwood, Grand Forks and Christina Lake. Each centre has Wi-Fi access and the friendly staff can answer any questions you may have. In addition, they can provide you with the latest information, directions, local knowledge and assist with making your reservations. While you’re there, be sure to pick up some brochures, maps, and other essential travel information.

Driving Distances to/from Osoyoos

Calgary, AB727 km452 mi
Edmonton, AB1015 km631 mi
Hope, BC248 km154 mi
Jasper, AB729 km453 mi
Kamloops, BC288 km179 mi
Kelowna, BC126 km78 mi
Seattle, WA454 km282 mi
Vancouver, BC399 km248 mi
Map of British Columbia showing Highway 3 Crowsnest