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'''Dawson Creek''' [http://citywebpage.dawsoncreek.ca/home.asp] 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]].
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'''Dawson Creek''' [http://www.tourismdawsoncreek.com/visitorinfo.php] 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==
 
==Get in==
Highway 2 from Grand Prairie/Edmonton, or there's a Greyhound station locates at northwest of downtown.
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===By Bus===
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* [http://www.greyhound.ca Greyhound Canada]  - Station is located at 1201 Alaska Avenue.  Daily service to and from Edmonton, Prince George, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson and a seasonal schedule north to Whitehorse.
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===By Air===
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* [http://www.dawsoncreek.ca/discover/location/airport.asp Dawson Creek Regional Airport] - serviced by Central Mountain Air [http://www.flycma.com/]
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===By Car===
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* Highway 97 - west to Prince George and north to Fort St. John
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* Highway 2 (aka 43) - south to Grand Prairie/Edmonton
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
There are buses running in Dawson Creek. Local texi are also avalaible.
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*[http://www.bctransit.com/regions/daw/?p=2.list BC Transit] provides public transportation around town.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
Mile zero post is what makes Dawson Creek famous, it symbolizes the start point for Alaska highway.
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* <see name="Northern Alberta Railway Park" address="900 Alaska Ave. Dawson Creek, B.C. Canada" phone="250-782-9595" email="frontoffice@tourismdawsoncreek.com" url="http://www.pris.bc.ca/dcsm/" hours="hours varies - see website">(includes a station museum)</see>
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* <see name="Dawson Creek Visitor Information Centre" address="900 Alaska Ave. Dawson Creek, B.C. Canada" directions="located in the NAR Railway Station Museum" phone="250-782-9595" email="" fax="" url="http://www.tourismdawsoncreek.com/visitorinfo.php"></see>
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* <see name="Stone Cairn Marker" alt="" directions="Located on the Southeast corner of the Northern Alberta Railway Park, this cairn officially marks the beginning of the Alaska Highway"]
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* <see name="Mile Zero Park" address="" directions="located at mile one of the Alaska Highway, near the junction of Highway 97 South and the Alaska Highway">Included in this park are Walter Wright Pioneer Village, Rotary Lake, and the fabulous horticultural features of "Gardens North".</see>
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* <see name="Fort George Park" address="17th Avenue & Taylor Drive" url="http://www.city.pg.bc.ca/rec_culture/parks/fortgeorgepark/"> home to a miniature steam train, great playground for the kids and the Fraser Fort George Regional Museum.<see>
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* <see name="Walter Wright Pioneer Village" address="1901 Alaska Hwy Dawson Creek, BC " url="http://www.dawsoncreek.ca/life/recreation/walter.asp" hours="" price="">This historic village portrays a theme depicting Dawson Creek before the Alaska Highway construction period </see>
  
==Do==
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===Do===
There are a few bars in the city. For shopping, there's a mall next to Safeway.
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==Buy==
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===Buy===
  
==Eat==
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===Eat===
In Dawson Creek it is better to eat at fast food restaurants. Their are 2 McDonals, 1 KFC and 1 A&W.
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
If your would have to stay in Dawson creek only stay in Hotels that look nice, and if it smells funny at the hotel then check out!!! it is probertly rooms at the hotel that they cook and sell crack.
 
 
George Dawson inn is the best hotel to stay at in Dawson Creek
 
 
Cedar Lodge is the worst hotel to stay at in Dawson Creek
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
Not Many places for tourist, All their is to do is take a picture at the mile 0 sign then get on your way
 
  
 
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Revision as of 19:01, 23 October 2007

Dawson Creek [1] 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.

Contents

Get in

By Bus

  • Greyhound Canada - Station is located at 1201 Alaska Avenue. Daily service to and from Edmonton, Prince George, Fort St. John and Fort Nelson and a seasonal schedule north to Whitehorse.

By Air

By Car

  • Highway 97 - west to Prince George and north to Fort St. John
  • Highway 2 (aka 43) - south to Grand Prairie/Edmonton

Get around

  • BC Transit provides public transportation around town.

See

  • Northern Alberta Railway Park, 900 Alaska Ave. Dawson Creek, B.C. Canada, 250-782-9595 (), [3]. hours varies - see website. (includes a station museum)
  • Dawson Creek Visitor Information Centre, 900 Alaska Ave. Dawson Creek, B.C. Canada (located in the NAR Railway Station Museum), 250-782-9595, [4].
  • Mile Zero Park, (located at mile one of the Alaska Highway, near the junction of Highway 97 South and the Alaska Highway). Included in this park are Walter Wright Pioneer Village, Rotary Lake, and the fabulous horticultural features of "Gardens North".
  • Fort George Park, 17th Avenue & Taylor Drive, [5]. home to a miniature steam train, great playground for the kids and the Fraser Fort George Regional Museum. * Walter Wright Pioneer Village, 1901 Alaska Hwy Dawson Creek, BC, [6]. This historic village portrays a theme depicting Dawson Creek before the Alaska Highway construction period

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