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, Canada is located in northeastern BC near the border of Alberta. . Welcome to Mile Zero! Dawson Creek is the point of origin of the Historic Alaska Highway, which stretches 2,400 km north to Fairbanks in Alaska. No visit to Dawson Creek is complete without a stop at the Mile Zero Cairn, which marks the beginning of the famous highway and the starting point for hundreds of motorists on their way to Alaska. Dawson Creek is located in the Peace River Regional District, about 41 miles (65 km) southeast of Fort St John, 258 miles (412 km) northeast of Prince George, 717 miles (1,198 km) north of Vancouver, and 78 miles (125 km) west of Grande Prairie, Alberta.
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.Take a break from your journey, stretch your legs for an hour and experience Dawson Creek’s Pioneer and World War II history. A stroll around our city’s downtown core with a copy of the walking tour brochure will show you Dawson Creek’s historical, vibrant and rather quirky past within minutes of your vacation rentals.
Wide blue skies and the seemingly endless rolling foothills of the Northern Rockies dominate Dawson Creek. The town is a major transportation centre for the surrounding area, much of which is agricultural. Many of Dawson Creek's residents are dependent on agriculture for their economy, and Dawson Creek honey is a much sought-after treat. Honey is available at the Farmer's Market, along with a selection of farm produce, on Saturdays from May to September.
Winter activities at Bear Mountain, only 5 minutes from downtown, include downhill and cross-country skiing, as well as snowshoeing and snowmobiling. The Bear Mountain Nordic Ski Club has over 20 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails. Mountain bikers use these trails in summer. The Paradise Valley Snowmobile Club has 280 kilometers of trails linking to Tumbler Ridge, with trails continuing another 200 km past Tumbler Ridge.
Dawson Creek Golf and Country Club is an 18-hole golf course in the beautiful Peace River Valley within easy access of your condo rentals, vacation rentals and accommodations. Come and play one of the premiere courses in the Peace River area.
This is a friendly city, and the community is well known for the hospitality afforded the constant stream of visitors who stop to access the services of The Mile Zero City before beginning the great trek north.
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