Getting here is easy!

If you’re on Highway 3, keep on trucking until you see a huge green truck on the side of the road.  If it happens to be dark, it’s helpful to know that we’re located just 30 km east of Fernie, 270 km southwest of Calgary and the opposite side of the province from Vancouver.  The Canadian Rockies Airport is the nearest regional international hub and Calgary is the nearest metropolitan centre.

Car Travel

Calgary is a 2 ½ hour drive northeast.  To the west Cranbrook is a 1 ½ hour drive, Vancouver is approximately an 11 hour drive.

Sparwood to Calgary, Alberta

270 km / 162 miles

Sparwood to Edmonton, Alberta

645 km / 328 miles

Sparwood to Vancouver, BC

970 km / 582 miles


Air Travel

The Canadian Rockies International Airport is just 1.5 hours west of Sparwood. The Calgary International Airport is 308 km northeast of Sparwood and Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, Montana is 218 km southwest.  Sparwood’s 4000 ft. airstrip, 8 km north of the town, is available for use by private aircraft.

Public Transportation

Greyhound Canada operates one stop per day in Sparwood, located at the Chamber of Commerce around 3 a.m. BC Transit operates the Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood Loop from Monday through Friday.  The nearest taxi service is based in Fernie.

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