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Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway | by Destination BC
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Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway

Dawson Creek is a great little town tucked into the northeast corner of BC and surounded by rolling prairies. When we visited, we had a great time exploring the town's museum and saw some amazing local artists' work at the gallery, which is housed in a restored grain elevator.

But the main draw to Dawson Creek is probably the start of the legendary Alaska Highway. The Alaska Highway House interpretive centre was a highlight - especially the PBS documentary on how the road was built. Definitely make time in your schedule to watch it before setting out on your journey north to Alaska. I haven't travelled the Highway yet ... but now I want to!

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Taken on September 8, 2007