British Columbia Highway 33

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Highway 33
Rock Creek – Kelowna Highway
Route information
Length 129 km[1] (80 mi)
Existed 1970 – present
Major junctions
North end Enterprise Way in Kelowna
  Hwy 97 in Kelowna
South end Hwy 3 in Rock Creek
Highway system

British Columbia provincial highways

Hwy 31A Hwy 35

Highway 33 is a minor two- to four-lane highway connecting the Boundary Country and Okanagan regions of British Columbia, Canada. Highway 33, which is 129 km (80 mi) long, connects Rock Creek, on the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3), north to Kelowna, on the Okanagan Highway, partially following the West Kettle River. It is also the main access to the Big White Ski Resort, which is near the apex of the pass between the head of the West Kettle and metropolitan Kelowna. The only other visible community on Highway 33 is Beaverdell, 48 km (30 mi) north of Rock Creek. Highway 33 opened in 1970.

Major intersections[edit]

Regional district Location km[1] mi Destinations Notes
Kootenay Boundary Rock Creek 0.00 0.00 Hwy 3 (Crowsnest Highway) – Greenwood, Grand Forks, Osoyoos, Penticton Hwy 33 southern terminus
↑ / ↓ 94.18 58.52 Kelowna – Rock Creek Summit — 1,265 m (4,150 ft)
Central Okanagan 95.87 59.57 Big White Road – Big White Ski Resort
Kelowna 128.82 80.05 Hwy 97 – Penticton, City Centre, Vernon Hwy 33 is maintained by the City of Kelowna west of Hwy 97
129.17 80.26 Enterprise Way Hwy 33 northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Landmark Kilometre Inventory (PDF). British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (Report). Cypher Consulting. July 2016. pp. 364–369. 

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