|Spirit River Highway|
Northern Woods and Water Route
|Maintained by British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Length||15.39 km (9.56 mi)|
|West end||Hwy 2 in Dawson Creek|
|East end||Hwy 49 (Alberta border)|
Highway 49, known locally as the Spirit River Highway, is one of the two short connections from Dawson Creek to the border between B.C. and Alberta. Established in 1975, Highway 49 travels due east for 16 km (10 mi) from Dawson Creek to its connection with Alberta Highway 49, which the highway derives its number from, at the provincial border. This highway is the initial westernmost highway of the Northern Woods and Water Route.
For south to north. The entire route is in the Peace River Regional District.
|Dawson Creek||−2.08||−1.29||Hwy 97 – Chetwynd, Prince George, Fort St. John, Whitehorse||Hwy 97 north is the Alaska Highway;|
Hwy 97 south is the John Hart Highway
|0.00||0.00||Hwy 2 (8th Street) – Grande Prairie, Edmonton||Roundabout; Hwy 49 western terminus|
|||5.11||3.18||Rolla Road (Hwy 943:1196) – Rolla, Clayhurst, Pouce Coupe||Hwy 943:1196 is unsigned|
|15.39||9.56||Hwy 49 east (Northern Woods and Water Route) – Spirit River||Continuation into Alberta|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|