Alberta Highway 6

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Highway 6
Route information
Length: 74 km (46 mi)
Major junctions
South end: MT 17 at the U.S. border near Chief Mountain
  Hwy 5 within Waterton Lakes National Park
North end: Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Highway) near Pincher Creek
and rural
I.D. No. 4, Cardston County, Pincher Creek No. 9 M.D.
Towns: Pincher Creek
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 5 Hwy 7

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 6[1] is a north-south highway in southern Alberta, Canada. It spans approximately 74 km (46 mi) from Alberta's border with Montana to the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3).[2][3]

Route description[edit]

Montana State Highway 17 in Glacier National Park becomes Alberta Highway 6 in Waterton Lakes National Park as it crosses the Canada–United States border at Chief Mountain. Generally travelling in a north direction from Chief Mountain, the highway provides access to the Hamlet of Waterton Park via Highway 5, and passes through the Hamlet of Twin Butte and the Town of Pincher Creek. Highway 6 then ends at Highway 3 north of Pincher Creek.[2][3]

Major intersections[edit]

The following is a list of major intersections along Alberta Highway 6 from south to north.[2][3]

Municipality km Description Notes
I.D. No. 4 (Waterton
Lakes National Park)
0 Begins at Montana border
Preceded by MT 17
22 Hwy 5 branches off to the east
Hwy 5 concurrency begins
23 Hwy 5 branches off to the west
Hwy 5 concurrency ends
Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 49 Hwy 505 branches off to the east  
Town of Pincher Creek 69 Hwy 507 branches off to the east
Hwy 507 concurrency begins
69.5 Hwy 785 branches off to the east  
71 Hwy 507 branches off to the west
Hwy 507 concurrency ends
Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 74 Ends at Hwy 3  
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 2 
  2. ^ a b c "2010 Provincial Highways 1 - 216 Series Progress Chart". Alberta Transportation. March 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  3. ^ a b c Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. Alberta Official Road Map (Map) (2010 ed.). Section N-5, O-5, O-6.

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