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Dancers performing at Aboriginal Activity Day
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Chetwynd

Transportation & Maps

Travel to Chetwynd via highway routes from Prince George, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, and Tumbler Ridge.

The main routes entering Chetwynd are John Hart Highway 97 and Highway 29. In addition to driving, public transportation and flying into regional airports are also options.

Pick up area maps at the Chetwynd Visitor Centre.

Car Travel

Those travelling from southern BC to Chetwynd will head north on Highway 97, via Prince George (300km/186mi), crossing over Pine Pass in the Rocky Mountains en route.

From northern Alberta, drive straight to Chetwynd via Dawson Creek, heading west along Highway 97 (100km/62mi), which includes a brief dip down into the Pine River valley at East Pine. For a scenic river drive, travel west from Fort St. John to Chetwynd (153km/95mi) via Highway 29 through Hudson’s Hope. The road winds down into the Peace River Valley, and passes Cameron Lake and Moberly Lake before reaching Chetwynd.

Vehicle rentals are available in several nearby communities. Truck rentals are available, and there is one taxi company in town.

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