Laurier – Cascade Border Crossing

Laurier Cascade border crossing

Laurier Cascade border crossing

The Laurier–Cascade border crossing connects the community of Laurier, Washington and a resort town called Christina Lake. This rural border crossing is very remote, rarely experiencing any traffic except for vacationers heading to Christina Lake. In fact, Laurier is a community made up of just one resident and three buildings all owned by the government.



Hours of Operations & Wait Times

Passenger vehicles can cross the Laurier-Cascade border between the hours of 8 am to 12 am. The same goes for commercial vehicles entering the US. The Canadian Customs office, on the other hand, only offers its commercial services on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm, except for holidays. As mentioned earlier, this is a very remote border crossing that rarely sees traffic except for those who wish to vacation at Christina Lake. There are no wait times to worry about.

Weather, Traffic & Road Conditions

Find more about Weather in Laurier, WALight traffic, if any, is to be expected along the Laurier–Cascade border crossing. If you wish to find out the current traffic and road conditions in Laurier, Washington, you can view traffic cameras designated over the area along US 395 here. You can also opt to call 511 for travel information in the state of Washington. Washington state travel alerts are also reported here. As for traffic conditions on the other side, there are currently no traffic cameras along BC Highway 395. But you can call  1-800-550-4997 to get an update on traffic conditions in that area. To get a full picture of the road conditions in the area, be sure to get a weather forecast for Laurier, Washington and Cascade, British Columbia.

Contact & Directions for Your Trip

If you wish to get in touch with the US or Canadian Customs officials at the Laurier-Cascade border, we’ve listed all the necessary information you’ll need below.

Find Directions to the Border Crossing on the Map

How to Get to the Border?
The US port is located along U.S. Route 395. The Canadian port is located along BC Highway 395. 

Address & Phone Numbers


  • U.S.:U.S. Route 395, Laurier, WA 99146
  • US Customs: 1(509) 684-2100


  • Canada:102 Highway 395 South, Christina Lake, BC  V0H 1E0
  • Canadian Customs: 1(250) 447-9244
Useful information for travelers

On your way to crossing the border hotels are available, compare best hotels prices available on the US side and Canadian side. Bed and breakfast can be found here and here. If you are looking to find cheap cars for rent check this website for comparision of car rent prices. Check best car rental deals from Hertz, Avis, National Car Hire and Alamo.

Are you heading for camping, check for this fantastic campgrounds, or search for the best RV parking places. Need an RV hired, check this website. Boats and canoes are available for rent if you are crossing the border for some fun and hiking check these accommodation options. Are you going for golf – see the top golf courses and tee times here. Hiking options.

Did you car break down middle of the road, call for car help get emergency services. Do you need travel insurance – visit our partners here. You pets can be insured as well here. Visiting Canada for medical reasons, check this website.

Documentation needs to be all ready, for find the necessary legal forms here.

Things to Know About the Laurier – Cascade Border Crossing:

  • The nearest US town is Kettle Falls which is located 40 miles south of the border.
  • The nearest community on the Canadian side is Christina Lake which is just 1 kilometer north of the border. It is a recreational area that offers a lot of activities such as fishing, golf, hiking, and water sports, to name a few.

Links of Interest

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