Dawson Creek

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Mile "0" of the Alaska Highway

The City of Dawson Creek welcomes you to Mile "0" of the Alaska Highway. Situated in the heart of the Peace River Country, Dawson Creek lies within easy reach of a variety of beautiful scenery - grain fields, forests, river valleys and mountain peaks. Spectacular northern lights can be seen both in the winter and the summer. Hunting, hiking, fishing, skiing, canoeing and boating can all be enjoyed within minutes of the city.

Where are we...

Dawson Creek is located 412 km (256 miles) north of Prince George on Highway 97.


666 metres (2,185 ft) above sea level.


City: 10,754


Annual precipitation: 29.7 cm (12") Annual Snowfall 187 cm (74")


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Average: July 15.1C (60 F) January -18.2C (0F)

Area Guides...

Dawson Creek Visitor Information Centre
900 Alaska Avenue
Dawson Creek, B.C. V1G 4T6
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Web Links...

Northern Rockies Alaska Highway Tourism Association
Tourism Dawson Creek
Dawson Creek District Chamber of Commerce
BC Adventure - Dawson Creek

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