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Northern Alberta Railways Park
Within this four acre park you will find the Dawson Creek Visitor Centre, Mile `O' Cairn,
Dawson Creek Station Museum and the Art Gallery. Plenty of large vehicle parking, two gift
shops, public phones and washrooms available.
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Dawson Creek
visit us online: | Toll Free: 1.866.645.3022 |
Picture yourself here!
Visit us and take
a photo of yourself
at the most
recognized and
photographed icon
in British Columbia.
Located on the southeast
corner of the Northern
Alberta Railways Park,
this cairn officially marks
the beginning of the
Alaska Highway. Stand
beneath the "You Are Now
Entering the World Famous
Alaska Highway" sign and
capture the spirit of
adventure as you begin
your northern experience.
Tourism Dawson Creek
Visitor Centres
2 locations to serve you!
NAR Park
900 Alaska Avenue
Walter Wright Pioneer Village
Mile 1, Alaska Highway
Toll free: 1-866-645-3022
Tel: 250.788.1943
Fax: 250.788.1846
Mile `0' of the Alaska Highway
This is the place! In March of
1942, American troops began their
monumental exploits and these are
the first days of your Alaska Highway
adventure! Stay a while and get to
know us and our amazing Pioneer and
World War II history.
Start your visit at the Northern Alberta Railways
(NAR). See the Visitor Centre, the Station
, and the Art Gallery. Snap a photo
memory at the Mile `0' Cairn.
Built in 1931, the NAR Station is a very special
museum. The extensive railway memorabilia,
pioneer artifacts and wildlife displays will take you
back in time. View the video,
The Alaska Highway,
1942 - 1992.
Dawson Creek Art Gallery
Situated in NAR Park, the art gallery
features both local artists and touring
shows on a year round basis. Visit the
Northern Treasures Gift Shop for that
`one-of-a-kind' Peace Country item!
One of Dawson Creek's most outstanding
buildings is the Art Gallery. It is located in a
renovated grain elevator annex. Exhibitions
feature local artists as well as travelling
collections from major galleries. The Gallery Gift
Shop offers a wide variety of products from local
artisans and craftsmen.