British Columbia Highway 52

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Highway 52 shield

Highway 52
Heritage Highway
Route information
Length: 243 km (151 mi)
Existed: 1988 – present
Major junctions
West end: BC 97 at Arras
  BC 29 in Tumbler Ridge
East end: BC 2 at Tupper
Highway system

British Columbia provincial highways

BC 49 BC 77

Highway 52, known locally as the Heritage Highway, is a 243 km (151 mi) long alternate loop route between Arras, on the John Hart Highway just west of Dawson Creek, and Tupper, on the B.C.-Alberta boundary, via the community of Tumbler Ridge, 98 km (61 mi) south of Arras and 145 km (90 mi) south of Tupper. The highway to Arras was first given the number 52 in 1988, and the highway to Tupper received the same number in the late 1990s.

In addition to Tumbler Ridge, the Heritage Highway provides access to Bearhole Lake Provincial Park and Protected Area and One Island Lake Provincial Park.