Alberta Highway 5
|Length:||129 km (80 mi)|
|Southwest end:||Waterton Lake|
| Hwy 6 within Waterton Lakes National Park
Hwy 2 in Cardston
Hwy 62 at Magrath
Hwy 52 near Welling Station
|Northeast end:||Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Highway) in Lethbridge|
|I.D. No. 4, Cardston County, Warner No. 5 County, Lethbridge County|
Alberta Provincial Highway No. 5 is a highway in southern Alberta, Canada. Over its approximate 129 km (80 mi) length, the highway starts as an east-west highway in Waterton Lakes National Park and transitions to a north-south highway before ending at the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3) in the City of Lethbridge.
Highway 5 begins in the Hamlet of Waterton Park within Waterton Lakes National Park. After leaving the park, the highway generally travels east, passing by the hamlets of Mountain View and Leavitt, to the Town of Cardston. After Cardston, the highway generally travels northeast, passing by the Hamlet of Spring Coulee, the Town of Magrath, and the Hamlet of Welling Station. Shortly after Welling Station, the highway travels north, passing the Hamlet of Welling, before ending at Highway 3 within Letbridge.
|I.D. No. 4 (Waterton
Lakes National Park)
|0||Begins within Waterton Lakes National Park|
|8|| Hwy 6 branches off to the north
Hwy 6 concurrency begins
|9|| Hwy 6 branches off to the south
Hwy 6 concurrency ends
|Cardston County||26||Hwy 800 branches off to the north|
|33||Hwy 501 branches off to the southeast|
|Town of Cardston||53|| Hwy 2 branches off to the south
Hwy 2 concurrency begins
Hwy 501 branches off to the east
|Cardston County||54|| Hwy 2 branches off to the north
Hwy 2 concurrency ends
|58||Hwy 503 branches off to the east|
|74||Hwy 820 branches off to the south|
|77||Hwy 505 branches off to the west at Spring Coulee|
|Town of Magrath||95||Hwy 62 branches off to the south|
|Cardston County||102||Hwy 52 branches off to the east between Welling Station and Welling|
|County of Lethbridge||119||Hwy 508 branches off to the east|
|City of Lethbridge||126||Former Hwy 4 (24 Street S) branches off to the east|
|129||Ends at Hwy 3 (Mayor Magrath Drive)|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 2
- "2010 Provincial Highways 1 - 216 Series Progress Chart". Alberta Transportation. March 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-19.
- Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. Alberta Official Road Map (Map) (2010 ed.). Section N-6, O-5, O-6.
- 2010 Provincial Highways 1 - 216 Series Progress Chart (map, 8 MB) by Alberta Transportation.