Alberta Highway 5
Alberta Provincial Highway No. 5, commonly referred to as Highway 5, is a 129-kilometre (80 mi) highway that connects Lethbridge to Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta, Canada. It begins as an east–west highway in Waterton and transitions to a north–south route before ending at Crowsnest Trail (Highway 3) in Lethbridge.
Highway 5 highlighted in red
|Length||129.1 km (80.2 mi)|
|South end||Mt. View Rd in Waterton Park|
|North end||Crowsnest Trail in Lethbridge|
|I.D. No. 4, Cardston County, Warner No. 5 County, Lethbridge County|
|Provincial highways in Alberta
Highway 5 begins in the Hamlet of Waterton Park within Waterton Lakes National Park. After leaving the park, the highway generally travels east, passing by the hamlets of Mountain View and Leavitt, to the Town of Cardston. After Cardston, the highway generally travels northeast, passing by the Hamlet of Spring Coulee, the Town of Magrath, and the Hamlet of Welling Station. Shortly after Welling Station, the highway travels north, passing the Hamlet of Welling, before ending at Highway 3 in Lethbridge.
Highway 5 is known as Mayor Magrath Drive within Lethbridge city limits.
|I.D. No. 4|
|||8.6||5.3||Hwy 6 north (Cowboy Trail) – Pincher Creek||Hwy 5 branches south;|
west end of Hwy 6 concurrency
|West end of Cowboy Trail|
|9.5||5.9||Hwy 6 south – Chief Mountain, Glacier National Park||Hwy 5 turns east;|
east end of Hwy 6 concurrency
|Cardston County||||26.4||16.4||Hwy 800 north – Hill Spring|
|||33.0||20.5||Hwy 501 south|
|Cardston||53.3||33.1|| Hwy 2 south (Main Street) – Carway|
Cardston Truck Bypass (unsigned Hwy 501)
|Hwy 5 branches north;|
west end of Hwy 2 concurrency
|East end of Cowboy Trail|
|Blood I.R. No. 148||54.0||33.6||Hwy 2 north – Fort Macleod, Calgary||Hwy 5 branches northeast;|
east end of Hwy 2 concurrency
|↑ / ↓||||57.1||35.5||Crosses the St. Mary River|
|Cardston County||||58.1||36.1||Hwy 503 east|
|74.3||46.2||Hwy 820 south|
|Spring Coulee||76.8||47.7||Hwy 505 west – Blood I.R. No. 148, Glenwood|
|Magrath||94.8||58.9||Hwy 62 south – Del Bonita|
|Welling||102.6||63.8||Hwy 52 east – Raymond, Milk River||Hwy 5 turns north|
|Lethbridge County||||118.9||73.9||Hwy 508 east|
|City of Lethbridge||125.8||78.2||Scenic Drive / 24 Avenue S to Hwy 4 south – Coutts, Great Falls||Former alignment of Hwy 4|
|129.1||80.2||Crowsnest Trail (Hwy 3) – Fort Macleod, Calgary, Medicine Hat||Interchange|
|Mayor Magrath Drive||Continues north|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
- Google (November 22, 2017). "Highway 5 in Alberta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
- "2015 Provincial Highway 1-216 Progress Chart" (PDF). Alberta Transportation. March 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 10, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- Alberta Official Road Map (Map) (2010 ed.). Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. § N-6, O-5, O-6.
- "Cowboy Trail Map". The Cowboy Trail. The Cowboy Trail Tourism Association. Retrieved July 30, 2018.