Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek is a small town (11,000 in town, 60,000 in the area) in Northern British Columbia, best known for being mile zero on the Alaska Highway.

Get in

By Bus

By Air

By Car

Get around




Dawson Mall comes with some local stores but offers limited goods. Local tourist office where you can buy souvenirs of Alaska Highway and Dawson Creek is located in downtown Dawson Creek, across the Bank of Montreal.


Restaurants: White Spot, Boston Pizza, Pantry, Urban Fixx, Le's Family, Lodge Cafe, Faking Sanity, Mint, Mr. Mike's and Sola's.

Fastfood: McDonald's, Dairy Queen, Subway, Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza, Panago's Pizza, Tim Hortons, A&W.


There are a few bars in the city. Note that the drinking age in BC is 19.


There are plenty of hotels, lodges, and RV parks in Dawson Creek. Late spring to summer is peak season where many people visit the city as the beginning of their trip to the Alaska Highway.

Go next

Fort St. John and Grande Prairie (AB) are bigger cities around, where travel time to go to each city takes about 90 mins by car. Greyhound Canada in Dawson Creek offers buses bounded both direction.

Routes through Dawson Creek

END  W  E  Grande Prairie Edmonton
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