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Northern Alberta Railway Park

Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
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The beginning of the Al-Can highway.

This where you take the picture of you and your motorcycle before you start your trip to Alaska. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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This little museum in a former Canadian rail station/house is well worth the $5/person; $10/family... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This where you take the picture of you and your motorcycle before you start your trip to Alaska. A welcome center has toilet and maps etc.Downtown 2 blocks aw6

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little museum in a former Canadian rail station/house is well worth the $5/person; $10/family fee. It's run by the local historictal society and has exhibits/artifacts re: founding of the town, railway and social history, building the Alaska Highway, wildlife. It's not slick, but provides...More

Thank CapitolDweller
Dawson Creek V C, Visitor Information Counsellor at Northern Alberta Railway Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy that you enjoyed the museum, the members of the South Peace Historical Society do a great job! Happy travels!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you are heading out the Alaskan Highway for the first time don't miss this opportunity for a photo at this sign. This is the first of many photo ops you will have over the next 1400 miles!

Thank mike y
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We a were there in April - checked out what was available outside but everything was closed till mid May - looked pretty interesting - maybe on way home !

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is a very attractive Mile Zero Post situated in the center of town, and that's where most people take photos of the Start of their journey up the World Famous Alaska Highway. However,...the REAL start of the Highway is located at the N.A.R. Park...More

Thank oldtimer630_0
Reviewed 1 October 2016

For some reason we thought the beginning of the Alaska Highway was further north. The beginning of the Alaska Highway is marked in a location, that many people headed further north stop for photo's.

Thank panbk4g
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was our first stop on the Alaska Highway. Rachel at the front desk was super helpful in providing us a pamphlet with gas stations, food stops, and hotels currently operating along the highway. A converted railway station that deposited over 10,000 soldiers in the...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's not a big stop but well worth it. The museum has lots of info about the surrounding area and especially about the early years of the Alaska Highway. The highlight was the art gallery next door. It is in a converted Grain Elevator that...More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Here is the location of one of Dawson Creek's Alaska Hwy Mile 0 markers. One designates the original 1942 starting point, the other marks the current starting point. Great photo op for starting your journey on the Alaska Hwy. Lots of interesting background info and...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If your traveling to Alaska or returning this is a must see place. Also the mile post in center of town. Stop and see the info center and the museum

Thank Bud B
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