Dawson Creek

Area Attractions

Stone Cairn Marker

Located on the southeast corner of the Northern Alberta Railway Park (which houses the Tourist Center and the Art Gallery) this cairn marks the beginning of the Alaska Highway.

Mile "0" Post

Tourists travel far and wide to have their picture taken by this famous marker. Located in downtown Dawson Creek, this post symbolizes the beginning of the Alaska Highway.

Walter Wright Pioneer Village

Take a nostalgic stroll into history. This village adopts the era when the troops arrived in Dawson Creek to begin construction of the Alaska Highway. Summer programs are available for locals and tourists alike. Open seasonally.

Dawson Creek Fall Fair and Rodeo

Fun for the whole family, this annual fair is held in August.

Doe Rover Rodeo

Hosted in June each year, this rodeo tests the skills of cowboys.

Dawson Creek Historic Station Museum

This museum is housed in the renovated Northern Alberta Railway Station. The facility contains pioneer artifacts, wildlife displays and an exhibit on the construction of the Alaska Highway, including original film footage.There also is a gift shop.

Dawson Creek Art Gallery

This unique gallery is located in a renovated grain elevator annex. There are exhibitions of local artists as well as travelling collections from major galleries. The gallery has a gift shop offering a wide variety of products from local artisans and craftsmen. Open year round.